Sunnybank Association has a long history in supporting the elderly on the Riviera. It was founded in 1892 as an Anglophone hospital in Cannes. It is a non-profit and non-denominational organisation whose activities cover the Alpes Maritimes and the Var.

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The original Sunny Bank Association was founded in 1892 by a group of British residents in and around Cannes and financed by personal donations. In 1897 they built a permanent cottage hospital which continued to operate for one hundred years. During the First World War it remained open and in 1918 shared its facilities with the American Red Cross.

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Dates to remember in March

1st Thursday Open House lunch is on the 3rd and this month's Saturday lunch on the 19th. Browse the library, boutique, posh and men's department during your visit. We will be happy to see you


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