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    Yoakley House is having some essential electric rewiring done. All power to the house will be off for up to 2 hours from 2pm today Wednesday 15th January. Phones may not work but rest assured we are fine.

    Elvis v Jerry Lee

    Elvis v Jerry Lee Lewis Showdown

    The Charity’s League of Friends are hosting this exciting event in conjunction with the Sarah Thorne Theatre Broadstairs on Saturday 25th January 2020 from 7.30pm. Tickets cost £20 available from Yoakley office Tel: 01843 223652. Proceeds go to Michael Yoakley’s Charity. Come along…

    Christmas cake

    Christmas Fair

    The wonderful Yoakley Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday 30th November from 2.30pm at Yoakley House, Drapers Close.  Raffle, tombola, cakes, gifts and crafts to buy – most created or donated by our residents! Entry £1 which entitles you to a hot drink and…


    Garden Talk

    If you have never seen our beautiful gardens, you will be amazed at how glorious they are. On Friday 8th November from 7pm Paul Twyman, our expert gardener, will give a talk on his own gardening and the experiences that have shaped his exceptional…

    Room available


    ROOM AVAILABLE: If you know of an elderly person in need of residential care short term or permanent please contact us at Yoakley House on 01843 223652 and ask for the Care Manager.

    Garden 10

    Glorious Gardens

    We have had a wonderful summer here in Margate. Several events were held in our glorious gardens. If you didn’t manage to get to see them, here are a few pictures.


    National Open Garden Scheme

    Our stunning gardens will be open again this year under the NGS Open Garden Scheme on Sunday 21st July from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. A brilliant new layout and planting to see. See some preview pictures here. Tickets: Adult £5 Child £2.50. Tea and…

    History 3

    History Exhibition

    The charity has been caring for older people since 1709, it’s first almshouses being opened to needy older persons of Thanet in 1710. The residential care home was added in 1980 to care for those who could no longer live independently. Our gardens…