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    Quiz Night

    The League of Friends will be holding a fundraising Quiz Night on Friday 4th October 2019 from 7pm at Yoakley House. Tickets cost £7 per person which includes a ploughman’s supper. Soft drinks provided; bring your own alcohol. Tables of up to 8 people….

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    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.

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    Gardens 2019


    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…

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    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…


    Summer Fair

    The Yoakley Summer Fair on Wednesday 5th June from 2.30pm.  We have lots of wonderful stalls – tombola, raffle, cakes, crafts, gifts, plants. £1 entry entitles you to a drink and biscuit. All proceeds go to the League of Friends to buy much needed…


    Garden Talk

    If you have never seen our beautiful gardens, you will be amazed at how glorious they are. On Friday 17th May from 7pm Paul Twyman, our expert gardener, will take you on a brief guided tour of the garden (weather permitting) and then…


    Happy Christmas

    Happy Christmas to all our friends. May 2019 being you peace and joy. A special thank you to all those who supported out Christmas Fair which raised £1268 for the Charity’s League of Friends.