Fun-filled day for fathers at Chatburn's Manor House

There were double celebrations on Father's Day at the Manor House Nursing Home in Chatburn.

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 8:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 8:36 am
Peter Riley, Gaynor Sutcliffe and Maisie entertain residents

To mark the special day and get residents into the swing of things, professional entertainment was provided by the Riley Trio Band.

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Peter Riley from the "Swing Commanders", Gaynor Sutcliffe and their daughter Maisie, took time out of their busy schedules to give a talented performance in 40’s style of swing and jazz. Everyone joined in with the sing-a-long. Peter and Gaynor played the piano, violin, and double base whilst Maisie, who attends The Junior Royal Northern College of Music, played her saxophone.

A spokesman said: "The heavens opened just before their performance was due to commence outside under a gazebo, but thankfully, in the nick of time, glorious sunshine broke out which added to everyone’s enjoyment. Resident and retired pilot, Clifford Roberts, also celebrated his 98th birthday with a huge cake from his family which was shared to everyone. A fantastic memorable Father’s Day was enjoyed by all."

Happy Birthday Clifford Roberts