Activity

Community Hub Update – June 2021

In April, community coordinators Kay and Tess gave an online presentation to students from Queen Alexandra College , giving a talk about life after college. Students were able to watch the presentation on zoom and it was also streamed on youtube so that people all across Birmingham and potentially the

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Meet the Parkride Team

During Learning Disability Week we wanted to introduce you to more of our Community Teams. Today we are meeting the Parkride Team. Parkride is our exciting West Midlands wide accessible cycling project. We know that people lead busy lives, so finding time to take part in activities can be a

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Hallo-Wheels

This Halloween at Midland Mencap we had a great day full of inclusive family fun! We started the day with a relaxed arts and crafts session where families could create their own marvellous Halloween decorations including tote bags, hanging cobwebs, and spooky mini bats. It was wonderful to see children

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Run Sutton Park 2019

The excitement and anticipation could be felt all over Sutton Park on Saturday 5th October as participants and supporters gathered together for a great day of activity, fundraising and personal achievements. The day commenced with the cycle event where many of our parkriders rode their way to complete an impressive

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Frank Chapman Residential – 5th-9th August

Arrival We all arrived on Monday morning to glorious sunny weather at the Frank Chapman Centre. We spent the first part of our time getting to know the people in our dormitories, unpacking our bags and making our beds. We were staying in large dormitories full of bunk beds. Following

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Children and Young Persons Trip and Activity Opportunities

These trips and courses are suitable for young people with mild to moderate needs who can be supported in a small group setting. For further information about any of the opportunities please call 0121 256 1500 or email Deborah.Mcgarvey@Midlandmencap.org.uk If your child is already registered with Midland Mencap then please

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Running my first race

Hi everyone and welcome back to my monthly blog for Midland Mencap this month I’m going to talk about my experience of starting up running and taking part in my first ever race! If you would have said a few weeks ago that my mom would be watching me play

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the joys of accessible cycling with parkride

We’ve had an amazing 1st summer at the parkride project from endless days of sunshine to endless numbers of families taking part in this amazing offer of fun free and flexible accessible cycling that everyone can get involved in regardless of need. Its not just families who are benefiting either

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SUPER HALF-TERM ADVENTURES

Powering into Queen Alexandra College on ‘Superhero Day,’ I was impressed to see an assembly of young marvels engrossed in a variety of activities. Monitoring the scene from mid-point was Big Robot Head, an immense technological skull brought to life by staff and superkids in a display of fearless innovation.

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Frank Chapman Centre – Day 4

We all woke up very sleepily on our last morning at the centre and worked together to pack our bags and strip our beds before breakfast. We had our normal breakfast of cereals, toast and fruit and then made sure that all our belongings were in the common room ready

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