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  • The Future of CLAPA’s Branches

    After a lengthy review of the Branch Network that has been a part of CLAPA since the very beginning, we’ve made some changes to improve the ways volunteers and fundraisers can work together.

  • Awareness Week 2018: Every Smile Tells a Story

    Awareness Week 2018 is drawing to a close. Here we look back on some of the highlights of the week, and look forward to how we'll keep the momentum going in 2018!

  • Bucks & Beds Picnic in the Park

    22 Jul 2018 11:00 - 22 Jul 2018 14:00

    Bucks & Beds Picnic in the Park

    Come join us for a fun day in the park, with games and activities for all the family! We will be meeting near the children's play park with CLAPA banners and balloons Just bring your picnic and your family! We will have games and activites for you to join in with Come along and meet other families affected by cleft There is a small fee to park at Emberton.

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - London

    24 Jul 2018 17:30 - 24 Jul 2018 20:30

    Adults Engagement Roadshow - London

    The London event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in and around London who were born with a cleft to come together, share their stories and have their say on the adult-tailored services that CLAPA (and others working with cleft) should be offering.