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CLAPA's 40th Anniversary
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One of our founding members, former Orthodontist Michael Mars has watched CLAPA grow from an idea into a national charity working to improve the lives of people affected by cleft all over the UK. In this interview, he looks back on how CLAPA was founded and how far it has come since 1979.Read more
27 Jun 2019 09:30 - 27 Jun 2019 14:30
*Open to patients registered under the West Midlands Cleft Lip and Palate service* Join us at Ronald McDonald house for a fun day of beatboxing, t shirt painting and more! You cleft team and CLAPA have joined together to plan a day of activities and workshops to help you manage change.More information
10-year-old Aleisha has been chosen to represent CLAPA at this year's CarFest, the family festival created by radio presenter Chris Evans.
After 15 years in Angel Islington, CLAPA's office is moving to a charity hub in Bethnal Green, East London. Read more to find out how this will impact our services, and to join us in reflecting back on our time on Goswell Road.
29 Jun 2019 11:00 - 29 Jun 2019 14:00
Come along to help celebrate CLAPA's 40th Birthday with the Bucks & Beds group! This is a FREE event for all families affected by cleft, we;d love you to join us with your picnic and meet other families for fun, games and making friends.
29 Jun 2019 18:00 - 29 Jun 2019 20:00
Exciting news! Your local CLAPA group in Essex are holding an exciting Family Meet Up! Join us for soft play and making new friends, with food provided and plenty of time for the adults to chat and share thier experiences too.