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Michael Gove Visits Tea and Memories

On Friday 2nd November 2018 Tea and Memories at the Rainbow Cafe welcomed a very well known guest, Michael Gove the Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath! As anyone who has ever been to one of Gill’s vintage tea parties at the Rainbow Cafe would expect, Michael loved the excellent sandwiches and lashings of tea […] Read Full Story

SCRUFFS – Pink and Black Bobble Hats

Everyone at Surrey Heath Age Concern would like to thank our friends at SCRUFFS (Supporters of Camberley Rugby Union Football Fun Society), who describe themselves as the men and women in pink (their supporters colours are pink and black) have been preparing for their upcoming chilly winter fixtures by designing and knitting very distinctive pink […] Read Full Story

The Cove Rapidly Ageing Pensioners Walking Football Club Raise £265 for SHAC

Here at Surrey Heath Age Concern we would all very much like to thank everyone at the Cove Rapidly Ageing Pensioners Walking Football Club; they are managed by Mick Quinn who is a Quintessential Sports Therapist in Camberley.  The club raised the very impressive sum of £250 for Surrey Heath Age Concern, when they played […] Read Full Story

Tea and Memories Visits Milestone Museum

On the 17th October Surrey Heath Age Concern organised an outing to the Milestones Museum in Basingstoke.  For those of you who have not visited this attraction, it contains a large selection of interactive exhibits and displays, the main part of museum features a full size reproduction of a cobbled street, complete with shops from […] Read Full Story

Vintage Tea at Camberley and District Funeral Directors

On Saturday the 11th August, the staff at Camberley and District Funeral Directors held a vintage tea part on the lawn outside their offices in Sandhurst in aid of our Rainbow Cafe.             There was a fantastic raffle, a quiz and a tour around their premises on offer together with […] Read Full Story

New Mayor Visits Tea and Chatter

The new Mayor of Surrey Heath, Cllr Dan Adams and his wife together with Cllr Ian Sams visited Frimley Green where a Tea and Chatter Party was in full swing.   The Party hosted by John and Heather Phillips was one of three taking place that afternoon, where some twenty older people enjoyed tea with their […] Read Full Story

Tea and Memories Visits Hayling Island Donkey Sanctuary

On a pleasantly warm and sunny Wednesday in June, a group of sixteen of our regular guests from Tea and Memories (held on Tuesday afternoons at the Rainbow Cafe)  enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Meadow Farm Tea Rooms in Northney, this was very kindly sponsored by Frimley Fuel Allotments and was followed by a visit […] Read Full Story

Vintage Tea Party Update

Our Vintage Tea Party  really does continue to go from strength-to-strength, on a recent very warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon I went to SHAC’s Rainbow Cafe in Camberley town centre.   I found myself surrounded by a real crowd of friendly smiling faces, Gill, Peter and their team of volunteers are really doing a superb job […] Read Full Story

Come and be a Part of Our Team!

Why not volunteer at the Rainbow Cafe? We are always looking for help at the cafe and if you could spare a couple of hours once a week or once a month we would love to hear from you.  Our volunteers serve drinks and snacks as well as chat with our customers, so if you […] Read Full Story

Tambourines and Maracas!

Here is a short video taken at one of our Vintage Tea Parties last autumn, that is guaranteed to get you in a dancing mood!  Everyone, get ready with your tambourines and maracas! Read Full Story

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