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Soupaday

Join us for our annual Soupaday event here at Charles Leeks house for a warm and nutritional selection of homemade soups accompanied by a bread roll for only £3.50. A selection of delicious homemade cakes will also be available on the day.

Wednesday 31st October 12.00 – 2.00 pm.

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Long-established local charity seeks a motivational Chair

 

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Long-established local charity seeks a motivational Chair

 

Are you an inspirational person with organisational and leadership skills who could bring strategic insight to a dynamic voluntary organisation by giving a few hours of your time a month?

 

This honorary position offers a rewarding opportunity to lead a dedicated staff team and a significant group of volunteers working to enhance the lives of people with a learning disability and their family carers.

 

Please click on the links below for further information and/or contact Peter Brown (President)  on <trustees@braintreemencap.org.uk>  or telephone 07932157403.

 

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Summer of Fun 2018

Its the day we’ve all been waiting for…

 

The release of our Summer of Fun activity schedule for 2018!

 

We’ve very excited to reveal to you plans for an array of exciting trips to suit all, from trips to the seaside, sporting days, bake offs and even a visit to London’s Zoo!

 

Below is the link to the full schedule, copies of this alongside booking forms are available to collect from Charles Leeks House.

 

Please note as spaces are limited and expected to book up fast, we are unable to secure your booking without payment.

 

**Click here for the Summer of Fun 2018**

 

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!

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.