Wiltshire care trust get artsy at annual show

St John Care Trust Homes in Wiltshire showcased more than 150 residents’ arts, crafts, flower arranging and baking skills at the annual OSJCT’s harvest and craft show at Melksham Assembly Hall on 12 September.

The residents work was proudly displayed at the event, and included fruit and vegetables, cakes, jams and pickles, art and poetry.

Karen Johnson, OSJCT’s volunteer and events manager for Wiltshire, said: “Our annual harvest and craft show is much anticipated by the residents.

“It gives an opportunity to showcase creativity, as well as to promote social interaction and engagement on a larger scale between the homes.”

The exhibits were judged by senior managers of OSJCT, followed by a presentation where awards were given to the winners.

Brookside Care Centre in Melksham won three firsts for best vegetables, best preserve and best fruit, and took a second place in the cake section.

Approximately, 156 people took part including 75 residents, 66 employees, residents’ families and trust volunteers. OSJCT operates 72 care homes with homes in Lincolnshire, Suffolk and West Sussex.


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