Events

  • CLAPA Birmingham Picnic in the Park

    Starts: 24 Aug 2019 12:00
    Ends: 24 Aug 2019 14:30

    Exciting news!! Your local CLAPA group in Birmingham is holding a summer Picnic in the Park. All families are welcome to join, including expectant parents :) On the day you will be able to enjoy: Arts and crafts Face painting A pinic together in the park (please BYO picnic) Lawn games and activities At Holloway Hall there is free parking, a huge field behind the hall and an adventure playground next door! It's the perfect venue for a summer event (fingers crossed for a sunny day) but if the weather isn't kind to us we will have room for a picnic indoors. Please join Holly (CLAPA Birmingham group leader) and others at this special summer event! For more information email happyfacesbirmingham or call Holly on 07597593762. Please book your places using the link below. See you in the summer and don't forget to bring your own picnic!

  • CLAPA Residential Weekend for 8-15 year olds (Northamptonshire)

    Starts: 30 Aug 2019 17:30
    Ends: 1 Sep 2019 14:00

    As well as fun, games and adventure activities, this exciting weekend will be a chance to meet other people your age who have been born with a cleft so you can make new friends, learn new skills, and build your confidence.  We're meeting at 5.30pm on the Friday to fit in as many activities as possible before you're picked up to go home at 2pm on the Sunday. For more information about this weekend, please contact Daniel Richards at [email protected] or on 07772 684 398. Attendance is free and paid for by CLAPA.  Places are limited.  If you wish to attend then please register.  If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place so we can offer it to someone else.  Places at an event such as this are valued at over £100 per person and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who cancels/doesn't turn up.  Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it.

  • CLAPA Fife Summer Picnic 2019

    Starts: 1 Sep 2019 13:00
    Ends: 1 Sep 2019 16:00

    Join us for our annual family picnic.  This year we are once again holding the event at Lochore Meadows Country park in Fife.  http://www.lochoremeadows.org/find-us/ The park has lots of room for fun and games including an excellent adventure playground.  We will meet on the grass area between the centre and the Loch. I will have my CLAPA t shirt to help you spot us.  Bring a picnic, dress for the weather and enjoy an afternoon meeting others affected by cleft who live locally.  Allison  How CLAPA Uses Your Data We collect information you provide on Eventbrite to help us get useful statistics about how many people attend our events, how many of them come back again in the future, how far they have to travel, what kind of age ranges we support, etc. These statistics are vital to help charities like CLAPA demonstrate the impact of our work, and we use them to report to our funders and other groups to show what a difference their support can make. On our systems, this information will be attached to your name, but we’ll never use your name or other identifying details in our reports. We don’t collect or store more than what we need to help us track these events, and have no access to any financial information you provide Eventbrite. We keep everything secure in line with our data protection policies. For more information, see our Privacy Policy: https://www.clapa.com/privacy/ Unless you ask us to, we won’t sign you up to any mailing lists and will only send you information related to your attendance at this event. If you want to hear about more events like this in the future, sign up to the CLAPA Community here: www.clapa.com/about-us/the-clapa-community/

  • CLAPA Bucks and Beds Quiz Night

    Starts: 7 Sep 2019 19:00
    Ends: 7 Sep 2019 22:00

    CLAPA Bucks & Beds would love for you to join us at our quiz night in aid of CLAPA! This is a fundraising event run by CLAPA volunteers, and all proceeds will support CLAPA's work. Tickets will be £10, and this includes a Fish & Chips (or vegetarian option) supper.  Drinks can be bought from the bar. Please note; there is a max of 6 people per team.  We'd be delighted to see you there! Please contact Cherry LeRoy at [email protected] or call 079855 38982 if you have any questions. 

  • 2019 CLAPA Adults Cleft Conference

    Starts: 14 Sep 2019 10:00
    Ends: 14 Sep 2019 17:00

    Join us in Scotland for a day of talks, workshops and discussions around adults born with a cleft lip and/or palate. Check our website for a full agenda. Registration will start at 9.30am with tea and coffee, with the first talk taking place at 10.00am. We understand that some of you may need to travel into Glasgow, so please keep in mind we will still be delighted to welcome you throughout the day even if you can't arrive in time for the start. The event will finish at 5.00pm. A tasty lunch, as well as several tea and coffee servings, is included. The £15 ticket cost is a refundable deposit. If requested on the day, attendees will receive their refund within 7 days of the event. Otherwise, we will consider it a donation towards the costs of running this event. CLAPA is heavily subsidising places at the conference, so please inform us if you aren't able to attend so we can release your booking. Unfortunately we are not able to pay travel or accomodation expenses for delegates. Please note that as we have a limited capacity. Visit our Adults Conference Hub on the CLAPA website for the latest updates about this event.

  • CLAPA Grimsby Meet Up and Games *LAUNCH EVENT*

    Starts: 19 Sep 2019 10:00
    Ends: 19 Sep 2019 12:00

    The whole family are welcome to join CLAPA for this special launch event for the new CLAPA group based in Grimsby. This will be an opportunity for children to play and get to know each other while parents and carers can chat and share experiences. We will meet at 10am at to get started and there'll be games for babies and children, and tasty treats to share. All families affected by cleft are welcome - including expectant parents and grandparents too! You can email Kayleigh at [email protected] or call Claire on 07792 772362 if you have any questions :) You can book your free family places below. Hire of the venue will be paid for by CLAPA. If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place so we can offer it to someone else. Places at an event such as this are valued at £5 per person and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who doesn't turn up. Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it.

  • CLAPA Leek Picnic at the Hall *LAUNCH EVENT*

    Starts: 22 Sep 2019 12:00
    Ends: 22 Sep 2019 15:00

    The whole family are welcome to join CLAPA for this special launch event for the new CLAPA group based near Leek. Enjoy a picnic lunch, chatting and meeting other local families, and fun and games. *Please Note* this event is for families affected by cleft lip and palate only. An opportunity for babies and children of all ages to play and get to know each. Time for parents and carers to chat and share experiences. Please bring along a picnic for you and your family. All families affected by cleft are welcome - including expectant parents and grandparents too! You can email or call Claire on 07792 772362 or [email protected] if you have any questions :) You can book your free family places below. Hire of the venue will be paid for by CLAPA. If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place so we can offer it to someone else. Places at an event such as this are valued at £5 per person and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who doesn't turn up. Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it.

  • Adventure Day for Young People at Phasel's Wood

    Starts: 28 Sep 2019 10:30
    Ends: 28 Sep 2019 16:00

    Join us at Phasel's Wood for a day of exciting activities! There'll be a zip wire, a gamne of human hungry hippos, abseiling and more. We've got a busy day planned for you to enjoy with other young people affected by cleft lip and palate. We'd love you to join us.  What you need to know: Join us from 10:30am on Saturday 28th Septemeber for a fun-packed day. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of water in a water bottle you can keep refilling through the day. This event is for at 8-15 year olds who are affected by cleft (please contact Cherry using the details below with any questions about the age-range and suitability).  Parents and carers don't need to stay as there will be CLAPA staff and volunteers around for the whole day. Places at an event such as this are valued at £20 per person and as places are paid for in advance, we do not get refunds for anyone who doesn't turn up.  Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it. The cost of this is a ticket is a £5 reservation fee, which will be refunded when you attend the event. If you're unable to pay this fee or have questions please contact us so we can help.  For more information about the day please contact Cherry LeRoy on 079855 38982 or email [email protected]

  • CLAPA Scotland Family Day in Edinburgh

    Starts: 6 Oct 2019 10:00
    Ends: 6 Oct 2019 16:00

    Come and join us at our next Scotland Family Day for children born with a cleft aged 6-17yrs, their siblings and parents. This exciting day is taking place at Bonaly Scout Centre where we can participate in a range of team games and adventure activities (the confirmed activity list will be created based on numbers and ages of children). Due to the adventure aspect of this event, the day is for ages 6 and above. Younger siblings can attend but may not be able to participate in all activities and/or may need support with some activities (please contact Gillian to discuss). Lunch will be provided. We can't wait to see you there! For more information, please contact Gillian at [email protected] or call 07586 045402 Please remember this is Scotland and weather conditions are changeable. There will be outdoor activities so please bring clothes for all weathers and a change of clothes/waterproofs for wet weather. The event will still go ahead even if it is raining. Please arrive promptly to ensure we start on time and get the full benefit of all activities. Attendance is free for children born with a cleft, acompanying adults and one sibling and these places are paid for by CLAPA.  Places are limited, so if you wish to attend then please register.  If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place so we can offer it to someone else.  Places at an event such as this are valued at over £20 per person and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who cancels/doesn't turn up.  Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it. How CLAPA Uses Your Data We collect information you provide on Eventbrite to help us get useful statistics about how many people attend our events, how many of them come back again in the future, how far they have to travel, what kind of age ranges we support, etc. These statistics are vital to help charities like CLAPA demonstrate the impact of our work, and we use them to report to our funders and other groups to show what a difference their support can make. On our systems, this information will be attached to your name, but we’ll never use your name or other identifying details in our reports. We don’t collect or store more than what we need to help us track these events, and have no access to any financial information you provide Eventbrite. We keep everything secure in line with our data protection policies. For more information, see our Privacy Policy: https://www.clapa.com/privacy/ Unless you ask us to, we won’t sign you up to any mailing lists and will only send you information related to your attendance at this event. If you want to hear about more events like this in the future, sign up to the CLAPA Community here: www.clapa.com/about-us/the-clapa-community/

  • CLAPA Adventure Day for Young People in Milton Keynes

    Starts: 12 Oct 2019 10:00
    Ends: 12 Oct 2019 15:30

    We'd love for you to join us for an exciting adventure day for young people born with a cleft lip and/or palate for an fun filled adventure day! Activities include canoeing, sailing, zorbing and caving! What you need to know: Join us at Saturday 12th October 2019 for an exciting itinerary of adventure activities, team building and meeting new friends. This event is for 8-15 year olds who are affected by cleft Please bring along a packed lunch and wear old clothes you don't mind getting a bit muddy!  Your place will be paid for by CLAPA and are valued at £36 per person. As places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who doesn't turn up. Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it. For more information about the day please contact Daniel on 07772 684 398 or at [email protected] For details on how we keep children and young people safe at all CLAPA events, visit our website https://www.clapa.com/about-us/policies-procedures/

  • CLAPA Northampton soft play meet up!

    Starts: 26 Oct 2019 18:30
    Ends: 26 Oct 2019 20:30

    This special soft play event is a chance for children born with a cleft and their siblings to play and get to know each other while the parents and carers can chat, share experiences and make friends. All families affected by cleft are very welcome to join the fun! Children's tickets are £2 per child and adult attendence is free. Places are limited, so please do book if you'd like to join us. For more details or if you have any questions, please contact CLAPA Volunteer, Laura at [email protected] or call 07850 598330. There is a small charge for children's tickets to help cover costs and the difference will be paid by CLAPA. If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place so we can offer it to someone else. Places at an event such as this are valued at at least £5 per family and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who cancels/doesn't turn up. Please do give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it.

  • CLAPA North Essex Christmas Party 2019

    Starts: 7 Dec 2019 18:00
    Ends: 7 Dec 2019 20:00

    Exciting news! Your local CLAPA group in Essex are planning an exciting Christmas Party! Join us in celebrating the season with soft play and making new friends, with food provided and plenty of time for the adults to chat and share thier experiences too. All families affected by cleft are welcome at this fun, FREE Christmas-y evening - that includes expectant parents and grandparents too! For more information, please contact CLAPA Volunteer Kelly Hill at [email protected] or on 07921958294 Your famlies' places will be paid for by CLAPA. If you change your mind or your plans change then please cancel your place to give someone else the opportunity if you can't make it.

  • Volunteer Development Day - London - Saturday 18th January 2020

    Starts: 18 Jan 2020 10:30
    Ends: 18 Jan 2020 16:30

    This development day is annual training for new and existing Parent and Peer Supporters. The day will give you the chance to share your experiences, explore your role with your peers, consider challenges and ways to overcome them and to learn about CLAPA processes and good practice.  If you have any questions about the day please contact Daniel [email protected] or 07772 684398 alternatively Cherry [email protected] or 07985 538982 We will look forward to seeing you!