Talents in Bloom

Talents in Bloom

Let your talents bloom in our fortnightly flower arranging workshops. Sessions take place on alternate Wednesdays, starting on 5 June, and run from 2pm – 4pm in the Arts and Crafts Room. Cost £3 each, which includes the cost of the flowers to take home with you afterwards; early booking essential.

A taste of Italy

The taste of Italy

Create your own pizza in our Italian themed cookery class on Thursday 6 June. Join us in Samuel Bell’s Tea Room at 2pm; cost £5.50 which includes ingredients and the pizza to enjoy afterwards. Early booking is essential.

Take a break in Carers Week

carers week

Try our popular day club for yourself with a free ‘taster’ session for your loved one during Carers Week. Belong’s specialist day care service is designed to support the needs of family and carers, meaning you can continue doing the things you love, whilst enjoying the peace of mind that comes from knowing your loved one is equally happy and meaningfully occupied with us. All staff are trained in supporting people to live well with dementia. The service costs £67.50 per day which includes lunch in The Bistro and free access to our state-of-the-art gym (one session per week; subject to availability). Your free session can be claimed during Carers Week, from Monday 10 – Friday 14 June, from 10am – 4pm. Contact Experience Coordinator, Emma Palin, on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.

Reminiscence Sessions

reminiscence sessions

We will launch our brand new fortnightly reminiscence sessions, starting on Wednesday 12 June. Sessions run from 2pm – 4pm and are an ideal opportunity to share memories and to meet new people. Free entry; booking required.

Memorial Arboretum trip


Discover the National Memorial Arboretum Centre of Remembrance situated in Staffordshire, home to over 360 memorials. Join us on Friday 14 June; we’ll be leaving the village at 10am and returning around 3pm. Cost £25; early booking essential.

Father’s Day

Father's day

Enjoy a trio of delicious treats with Dad this Father’s Day. Enjoy a full English breakfast for just £10 for two people; served 9am – 11am. A two-course Sunday roast, plus a selection of desserts for £8.75 per head or £10 with a Titanic Ale; served 12noon – 2pm. Or treat Dad to a gent’s afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches, sausage rolls, savoury scones, chocolate ale cake, a bottle of Titanic Ale, tea or coffee, for just £9.95 per head. All menus are available in The Bistro on Sunday 16 June only and early booking is essential.

History Talk

History Talk

Join Belong Heritage Coordinator, Daniel Turner, in The Venue on Thursday 20 June for a journey into the past exploring the life of Alfred the Great. The event will run from 2pm – 3pm and entry is just £3 per person; booking required.

Open day – free reminiscence sessions

reminiscence day

We’ll be opening our doors to everyone and invite you to join us for National Care Home Open Day on Friday 28 June. There will be free reminiscence sessions takin place throughout the day, opportunities to take part in tours of the Belong Heritage gallery, plus a chance to look around the village facilities and speak to the management team to find out more about the range of accommodation, support services and activities on offer. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.

Independence Day

Independence day

Celebrate Independence Day with us on Thursday 4 July and join us for a barbecue in The Bistro at 6pm. Cost from £5.90 per head; book early.

Heritage Tours


Enjoy a tour of the Heritage Gallery, followed by afternoon tea, for just £9.95 per person. Contact the village to book.

Park life

Park Life

Come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents during a visit to Peak Wildlife Park on Wednesday 10 July. We will be leaving the village at 10am and returning around 3pm. If you’d like to join us the cost of the trip is £25 per person; early booking essential.

Summer fair

Summer fair

We’ll be hosting our annual summer fair on Saturday 20 July from 11am – 3pm. There’ll be lots to do and everyone’s invited. Activities include prize raffles, games and face painting. There will also be a variety of entertainment, stalls to browse, plus a barbecue. Entry is free (charges apply for activities and food); we hope to see you there!

The Salon

The Salon is open to the public weekdays (except Thursdays) and offers a full range of hair and nail treatments. Please contact Kerry Smallman on mobile, 07980 548315, to request a copy of our price list or to book your appointment

Knit and natter

Knit & Natter

If you love to knit, and you love to natter, then you’ll love our weekly knit and natter sessions. The group meets every Thursday in The Venue, from 2pm – 3:30pm, and sessions cost just £2; new faces welcome. To find out more please contact the village on 01782 986300.

Pomona pottery exhibition

Pomona pottery exhibition

Enjoy a guided tour of the Heritage Gallery and explore our exhibition of Pomona pottery from the 1740s, as well as artefacts on loan from the Bramptom Museum and Apedale Heritage Centre. Tours take place every Wednesday at 2pm; booking required. Please contact the village on 01782 986300 if you’d like to join us.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi sessions take place every Thursday in The Venue. Sessions cost £5 each and run from 1:30pm. Suitable for people of all abilities and new faces always welcome so come
along and give it a try. Please contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.

Family Foot Care

Family Foot Care by Tracy Brookes available every Thursday in the Therapy Suite: fully Insured and qualified DipFHP RGN. Please contact Tracy Brookes on mobile 07581 770 870 for further details and to book an appointment; mobile service available.


Visit The Therapy Suite to enjoy a selection of reflexology, holistic facials, relaxation massage and bespoke treatments, designed around our clients’ needs. Contact Georgina Ford, on mobile 07747 606027, to book your appointment; open to the public.

Movie time

Catch a favourite movie on the big screen in The Venue for free every Friday at 2pm. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for details of screenings and to book.

Game zone

Join in with a variety of traditional board and card games in The Old Pomona Inn, every Tuesday from 2pm. Entry is free and there is a licensed bar available so come along and join in the fun. Contact the village to find out more on 01782 986300.

Yoga for everyone

Run by a professional yoga instructor, yoga sessions take place every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm in The Venue . Please contact the village on 01782 986300 for further details and to book.

Church service

Members of the community are very welcome to join us for a Christian church service, to be held on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 2:30pm in The Venue. We look forward to welcoming you.

Chair based exercise

Come along to one of our gentle chair based exercise session held in The Venue every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 11am – 12noon. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.

Baking session

Rekindle a favourite pastime or learn a new hobby in our weekly baking session, taking place every Monday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in Samuel Bell’s Tea Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for further information and to book.


Weekly acupuncture sessions take place every Wednesday from 12noon – 6pm in the Therapy Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book your appointment.

Singing group

Enjoy an afternoon of singing during our weekly sessions which take place every Wednesday from 2pm – 3pm in The Venue. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for more information and to book.

Arts & Crafts

Explore your creative talents in our weekly arts and crafts session, held every Friday morning from 11am – 12:30pm in the Arts & Crafts Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.

Dine @ 6pm

Join us every Thursday, starting 1 November, for a speciality dining experience in The Old Pomona Inn from 6pm – 9pm; licensed bar available. Cost from £5.90 per head; contact reception on 01782 986300 for menu details and to book your table.