Details about forthcoming events

Fords Hospital

Fords Hospital is opening its doors on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 10am to 4pm as part of the Heritage Open days.

Strawberry Tea

On Wednesday 20th July was the Almshouses annual strawberry tea. This year the weather was beauitful and everyone enjoyed scones, strawberries and cream.

Christmas has arrived at the Almshouses

The decorations are up, residents have enjoyed lovely lunch at the Ansty Hotel and the Salvation Army made their annual visit to B0nds Hospital.

Ring and Ride


Joyce giving Joyce a final polish!

Mrs Joyce Chayter a resident at Bonds Hospital  and a long time customer of Ring and Ride. Was asked if she would like to have one of their new buses named after her. The naming ceremony took place on Monday 28th September at the Transport museum.

Strawberry Tea

On Wednesday 8th July the Almshouses held their annual strawberry tea for residents,trustees and guests. Everyone had a lovely time tucking into scones and strawberries.

Model of Ford’s Hospital

Mr Paul Townsend kindly donated a model he had made of the front entrance of Fords Hospital to the Charity. The model had been used as an education tool for school children of Coventry. Due to the change in the national in curriculum it was no longer needed. The Charity were very please to offer it a new home at Fords Hospital.


Mr Paul Townsend and Mr Steve Gilby(Fords Resident)

The Bond’s pudding Club.

The first Bond’s Pudding Club event was held on Thursday 16th April at Bonds Court. Residents and staff were asked to big along a favourite pudding to share. There was chocolate tart, trifle, bread and butter pudding, cheesecake to name a few. Certificates were given for the best looking, best tasting, best pudding story etc. It was a great success and everyone is just waiting for the next one!IMG_1024IMG_1032


Thursday afternoons have become a lot more interesting at the Almshouses as staff have been organising an array of activities  including celebrating Pancake day, card making, knitting for charity and even more are planned for the coming months.IMG_0789 IMG_0806

Heritage Weekend

As part of  Heritage Open Days which take place throughout the country. Coventry Church (Municipal) Charities are opening the boardroom at  Bonds Hospital to the public on Saturday 13th September from 10am.

Summer party

Bonds residents, staff and Trustees celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the new wing of  Bonds Hospital with a Strawberry Tea on Wednesday 9th July.  The Deputy Lord Mayor Michael Hammon cut the cake and chatted with the residents before leaving for another event. It was a wonderful afternoon enjoyed by all who attended.

Deputy Lord Mayor Michael Hammon and Jan Thompson(Scheme Manager)

Deputy Lord Mayor Michael Hammon and Jan Thompson(Scheme Manager)