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Braintree District Mencap Society serving the communities of Braintree, Witham and Halstead.

Half Term fun for Adults – Clacton Seaside

We’re offering our adult services members the chance to join us for our first seaside visit of the year! A full day of fun on Wednesday 4th April from 9:15 am including a fish and chip lunch and a promise of lots of entertainment and frills from the fair and arcades. We endeavour to return by 4:30 pm. The cost of the trip is £10.00, please bring additional money for lunch. Call the office on 01376 326302 if you’d like to join us by the seaside!

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Half term fun for Adults – Sleepover

During half term this Easter we’re offering the opportunity to our members to join us for our first ever sleepover! An entire evening full of games and tasty foods on Saturday 7th April here at Charles Leeks House. Call the office on 01376 326 302 if you’d like to join in with the fun, the cost of this event is £10.00.

Half term fun for Adults – Cinderella on ice

Join us on Friday 13th April at Chelmsford Riverside as they combine the story of Cinderella with ice-skating!
Don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to see this magical tale retold in a way you could never imagine!
Tickets are £24.00 and include the cost of travel by coach, the show starts at 12:00 and finishes at 4:30 pm. 
Spaces on this trip are limited and expected to sell fast so please book in advance!

Job Vacancy – Chief Executive Officer

The Board wish to appoint a visionary, tenacious, resilient and motivational person who will join the Braintree District Mencap Society team, share their commitment to the delivery of quality services, work well within existing services and who demonstrates the flair to lead the Society into the future.

More information about the role is available HERE or contact Janet Brown, Chair of Braintree Mencap, at braintreemencap@gmail.com

Afternoon Tea Dance – 21st February

Everyone welcome to come and enjoy a scrummy afternoon tea at Charles Leeks House, with an opportunity to dance off the calories by learning how to “foxtrot”!

Why not come and join in the fun from 1-3pm?

Tickets only cost £8 but must be booked in advance by calling 326302 for catering purposes.

 

Half term fun for Adults – Panto Trip

We are offering an opportunity to see Ali Baba and the 40 Theives at Bocking Village Hall on Wednesday 14th February.

Tickets cost £7.50 and there is limited transport available from Charles Leeks House at the extra cost of £2.

Doors open at 2pm and it will finish around 4.30pm.

Places can be booked by calling 01376 326302.

Half term Fun for Adults – Gala Bingo

Bookings are being taken for our trip to Gala Bingo on Monday 12th Feb.

Cost of £18 which includes transport and bingo tickets.

Places must be booked and the coach will leave Charles Leeks House at 10.45, returning at 3.30pm.

Lunch will be available to purchase.

Call 01376 326302 to book your place as spaces on this trip are limited.

Nightclub evening!

On Friday 9th Feb we are offering a trip to the Dorrington Nightclub in Halstead to all adults with a learning disability. Doors will open from 7pm – 10pm.

Tickets cost £8 and MUST be booked in advance as they will not be available on the door.

Limited transport from Braintree is available at a cost of £2 and MUST be booked in advance. Places offered on a first come, first served basis.

Call 01376 326302 for more information or to book your place!

Table Top Sale Wednesday 31st January

Why not take advantage of this great opportunity to empty your clutter and fill up your purse.

Our Table Top Sale will be held at Charles Leeks House from 10-2pm.

Tables are only £10 to hire and can be booked by calling the Office on 01376 326302.  It is also a chance to grab yourself a bargain as this event is open to all!

Refreshments will also be available to purchase.

Information re office hours and classes over the festive period

All classes for adults will break for Christmas on 21st December.

 

The office will close at 1pm on Friday 22nd December and will not reopen until 2nd January. During this time, however, the answerphone will be regularly checked and any urgent calls will be returned. Please call 01376 326302 if you need us urgently.

 

Adult classes and clubs restart on Monday 8th January for the new term.

 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all from everyone at Braintree Mencap!