Almshouse Anniversary Events and News

Find out what’s happening in the almshouse world and local almshouses around the UK by clicking in the links below

Our 75th anniversary garden party!

On the 8th September 2021, The Almshouse Association joined with our members, who have been holding parties all over the...
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Saffron Waldon Almshouses welcome 550 people to party!

Donna Sharp, Communications Volunteer at King Edward VI & The Revd Joseph Prime Almshouse Charity tells us all about the...
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Photo competition winners announced!

Back in June we asked our members to take part in a photo competition to coincide with our 75th anniversary. We...
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‘Good excuse for a party!’

Almshouse Association member Kathryn Cooper sent us in the most fabulous photos from the party they held at their Linton...
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Celebrations at two Wantage almshouses

The Almshouse of Robert Stiles based in Newbury Street and Vicar’s Row, Wantage and the Wantage Town Lands based in...
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16th century almshouse joins in the celebrations!

Dunton’s Almshouses in Dedham, Essex date back to the 16th Century and said that celebrating our 75th anniversary was a...
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140th anniversary at St John’s Homes Almshouses

The St. John’s Homes Kempston Almshouses Charity holds a garden party to celebrate their 140th anniversary! The St. John’s Homes...
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Party time at Royal Albert & St Swithuns Almshouse!

Caroline Dodds is the warden at Royal Albert and St Swithuns Almshouse based in Worcester Worcestershire. Together with their Chair...
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Dunk’s Almshouses celebrate our 75th!

Dunk’s almshouses, Hawkhurst joined in our 75th celebrations with a garden party. Their clerk, Lisa wrote in to tell us...
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Almshouses in The People’s Friend

The People's Friend magazine recently published a two page spread on almshouses. Journalist, Olivia Greenway explores the history of almshouses...
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Christ’s Hospital Almshouses join our 75th celebrations!

Gillian Kent, Clerk to the Governors at Christ's Hospital Almshouses in Abingdon sent us in some wonderful photos of their...
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Andover Charities Trustees hold a garden party in their orchard

Last weekend Andover Charities Trustees joined in The Almshouse Association’s 75th celebrations by holding a garden party.   Eighteen residents...
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