Trip to see the Dolly Parton Musical, 9-5

Tickets are available to see the Dolly Parton Musical, 9-5, as performed by the Witham Operatic Society at the Witham Public Hall on Tuesday 24th October at 7pm.


Tickets only cost £9 and minibus transport is available from Charles Leeks House on a first come, first served basis.


Call the office now to book your tickets on 01376 326302.




Panto Season is fast approaching – Snow White this year!

Tickets are being sold to see Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Friday 1st December.


Tickets cost just £20 and include coach travel from Braintree Mencap. The coach will leave at 4.15pm and return at approx 9.30pm.


In order to secure our booking, tickets MUST be ordered and paid for by 2nd October. Call 01376 326302 to book yours now.

Trip to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular on Tuesday 14th November

Tickets are being sold to enjoy a three hour extravaganza of non stop singing, dancing, music, humour and entertainment at the Thursford Christmas Spectacular on 14th November.


Tickets cost £50, with a reduced rate of £40 for carers, which includes coach transport from Charles Leeks House.


The coach will leave Braintree at 10.30am and will return approx 7.30pm. So whilst this trip is expensive, it does provide a full day out.


Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis, so contact Jess on 01376 326302 to book yours now.

Trip to Buckingham Palace on 29th September

We are offering a trip to watch the changing of the guard as well as a visit to the Palace State Rooms.


Cost including coach fares, is £26 per person. Coach leaves Charles Leeks House at 7.20am and will return at approx 5.30pm.

Spaces are limited so call 01376 326302 to book your place now.

Race Night Tickets available NOW and selling fast!!!

We are holding a Race Night on Saturday 23rd September from 7-10pm at Charles Leeks House.


This promises to be an exciting evening, with lots of races on which to place your bets. (Minimum 50p!)

Soft drinks, tuck and hot snacks will be available to purchase and tickets are only £5!!


Call 01376 326302 to book yours now!

Job Vacancy – Office Administrator

We have an exciting job opportunity for an Office Administrator.

The post is part time, 9-1pm Monday – Friday.

This is an integral role to the smooth running of our services, providing vital administrative support to both our children and adult teams, as well as ensuring the effective administration for our base at Charles Leeks House.

Perfect if you would like to make a positive difference to the lives of people with a learning disability in the Braintree District. Do you have a great big smile and love meeting new people? Can you manage a large workload and prioritise effectively? Would you like to work as part of an amazing team of staff and volunteers?

For more information, please call Rachael on 01376 326302 or email

Job Vacancy – Deputy Bridge Club Leader

We have a vacancy at our amazing Bridge Club – a social group for young adults, which runs every Wednesday evening from 6.30-9.30pm. We are looking for someone who has a great big smile and specialises in having fun! Come and join a brilliant team who ensures that young adults with a learning disability really get to choose what activities they would like to do and work to make this a reality.


Application packs and further information available from our office, by calling 01376 326302.

Grease Sing-a-long on Saturday 16th September

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Bookings being taken for our fantastic Grease Sing-a-long, being held at the Halstead Empire Theatre on Saturday 16th September. Doors open at 7pm.


Tickets only cost £5 and included in the price you will receive an amazing goody bag filled with props to help bring the songs to life! Call the office on 01376 326302 for your ticket now.


No Transport? No problem! Coach transport available from Charles Leeks House at the nominal cost of just £2. Book your place on the coach with your ticket!

Cockney Night on Saturday 19th August

Come and enjoy a good old fashioned knees up on 19th August at Charles Leeks House.

Doors open at 7pm and we will be rolling out the barrel until 10pm.

Tickets cost £10 and include a supper of pie, mash and liquor.

We will be joined by The Strollers to entertain us with some Cockney tunes and skits!

Book your tickets now by calling 01376 326302.

Barn Dance

Everyone is welcome to join us for fun, frivolity, food and dancing at our Barn Dance on 29th July.

Ticket price of £10 includes a hot supper of a Jacket Potato with various fillings.

Music and dance instruction will be provided by Bob Hamilton.

Order tickets in advance for catering purposes by calling 01376 326302 or pop into the office and speak to Julia.