Events

  • South East Residential for Young People 2018

    Starts: 22 Jun 2018 17:00
    Ends: 24 Jun 2018 14:00

    A FREE weekend getaway for 8-15 year olds in South East England who were born with a cleft lip and/or palate. It’s all about having fun, becoming more confident and meeting others like you in a safe and supportive environment.  We will be doing lots of fun activities, such as high ropes, archery, etc, a full programme will be available nearer the time.  Young people who attended previous weekends have said "I don’t feel nervous about talking about cleft. People I’ve met have inspired me to use my experience and knowledge to help others", "I feel like I’m not alone, I’ve truly felt free from the knowledge that I have a cleft whilst here", "I have made lots of friends who help you not feel like you’re different" We would love you to join us. For more information contact: Cherry LeRoy on 07985 538982 or email: cherry.leroy@clapa.com  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 £150 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. Visit www.clapa.com to find out more about Residential Weekends and the Cleft Lip and Palate Association.

  • South London and Surrey Events Group

    Starts: 30 Jun 2018 11:00
    Ends: 30 Jun 2018 12:30

    South London and Surrey has always had a large group of volunteers who have organised events such as the trip to Bocketts Farm and the Christmas Party.  In order for these events to continue we need new volunteers to come along and help us organise these events.  If you are able to help come along to find out more  Saturday 30th June From 11am - 12:30 More information from Cherry, South East Regional Coordinator, cherry.leroy@clapa.com or 07985 538982 If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £10 per person and as places are paid for in advance we do not get refunds for anyone who cancels/doesn't turn up.  Please let us know if you are unable to attend.

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - Birmingham

    Starts: 5 Jul 2018 17:00
    Ends: 5 Jul 2018 20:00

    The Birmingham event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in the West Midlands 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. More information on what to expect at the roadshow is here: https://www.clapa.com/about-us/what-we-do/adultservicesproject/roadshow/ Birmingham Event When: 5.00pm-8.00pm, Thursday 5 July Where: 3 Three's Coffee Lounge, 17-19 Martineau Way in Birmingham, England. Who is it for: Any adults 18 and over who were born with a cleft. What is it: A chance to meet other adults born with a cleft and discuss the unique issues and challenges faced in adulthood and what you would like seen done to improve the support for adults (more info on the format is in the link above). After the event, why not stick around and head out for a drink and opportunity to socialise with other people who "get it". Refreshments will be provided. Other things to know: Please be on time, and let us know if you are going to be late or need to leave early for any reason. The exact venue will be confirmed to you via email as soon as it is known. If you are unable to attend the event closest to you, you are welcome to attend a roadshow event in a different area. Any questions, please contact the Adult Services Coordinator, Kenny Ardouin on 07718 493348 or kenny.ardouin@clapa.com. If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £25 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.

  • Happy Faces Aberdeen Family Summer Event

    Starts: 8 Jul 2018 11:00
    Ends: 8 Jul 2018 15:30

    Come and join Happy Faces Aberdeen for a magical afternoon searching for fairies down in the woods!  As well as the fairy trail, there will be a story teller AND hot chocolate :)  Children over the age of 8 may have the opportunity to do Orienteering instead of the fairy trail. Orienteering will only go ahead if we have enough children over the age of 8 on the day.  Please bring a packed lunch, no lunch will be provided on the day.  The trail is buggy friendly. Please arrive at 10.30am for a 11am start.  Closing date will be a fortnight before so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  Attendance is free (for parents, child affected by cleft and youngest sibling, additional siblings will be charged on the day) 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 £5 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.

  • Join CLAPA for a Picnic in the Park in Birmingham!

    Starts: 21 Jul 2018 12:30
    Ends: 21 Jul 2018 14:30

    Exciting news!! Your local Happy Faces 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) Some team games and races 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 (Happy Faces 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 :)

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - Cambridge

    Starts: 28 Jul 2018 10:00
    Ends: 28 Jul 2018 14:00

    The Cambridge event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in Cambridge/East England 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. More information on what to expect at the roadshow is here: https://www.clapa.com/about-us/what-we-do/adultservicesproject/roadshow/ Cambridge Event When: 10.00am - 2.00pm, Saturday 28 July Where: The exact location is TBC, however it will be central in Cambridge, England. Who is it for: Any adults 18 and over who were born with a cleft and are living in Cambridge/the UK. What is it: A chance to meet other adults born with a cleft and discuss the unique issues and challenges faced in adulthood and what you would like seen done to improve the support for adults (more info on the format is in the link above). After the event, why not stick around and head out for a drink and opportunity to socialise with other people who "get it". Refreshments will be provided. Other things to know: Please be on time, and let us know if you are going to be late or need to leave early for any reason. The exact venue will be confirmed to you via email as soon as it is known. If you are unable to attend the event closest to you, you are welcome to attend a roadshow event in a different area. Any questions, please contact the Adult Services Coordinator, Kenny Ardouin on 07718 493348 or kenny.ardouin@clapa.com. If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £25 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.

  • Scotland Residential (August 2018) for Young People 8-15yrs

    Starts: 17 Aug 2018 17:00
    Ends: 19 Aug 2018 14:00

    A FREE weekend getaway for 8-15 year olds in Scotland who were born with a cleft lip and/or palate.  Taking place at PGL, Dalguise in Perthshire from Friday 17th - Sunday 19th August. (If you are 16/17yrs and interested in attending a residential then please get in touch with Gillian using the details below). It’s all about having fun, becoming more confident and meeting others like you in a safe and supportive environment.  We will be doing lots of fun activities, such as high ropes, archery, raft building etc, a full programme will be available nearer the time.   We would love you to join us. Further details about Dalguise can be found on the PGL website here: http://www.pgl.co.uk/en-gb/adventure-holidays/centres/dalguise?gclid=CPf6rpXkjdICFREUGwodph4C2A#.WKIFw2-LR1t All activities are led and supervised by experienced PGL staff. Please note we have limited places and they fill up fast. This year we are running 2 residential weekend one in June and one in August.  For fairness, Children can attend 1 of the 2 weekends but can be added to a waiting list to attend both if there are spaces.  Please contact Gilllian if you would like to be added to the waiting list to attend a 2nd residential. For more information contact: Gillian McCarthy on 07586 045402 or email: gillian.mccarthy@clapa.com  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 £150 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. Visit www.clapa.com to find out more about Residential Weekends and the Cleft Lip and Palate Association.

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Starts: 23 Aug 2018 17:30
    Ends: 23 Aug 2018 20:30

    The Belfast event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in Northern Ireland 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. More information on what to expect at the roadshow is here: https://www.clapa.com/about-us/what-we-do/adultservicesproject/roadshow/ Belfast/Northern Ireland Event When: 5.30-8.30pm, Thursday 23 August Where: The exact location is TBC, however it will be central in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Who is it for: Any adults 18 and over who were born with a cleft and are living in Northern Ireland/the UK. What is it: A chance to meet other adults born with a cleft and discuss the unique issues and challenges faced in adulthood and what you would like seen done to improve the support for adults (more info on the format is in the link above). After the event, why not stick around and head out for a drink and opportunity to socialise with other people who "get it". Refreshments will be provided. Other things to know: Please be on time, and let us know if you are going to be late or need to leave early for any reason. The exact venue will be confirmed to you via email as soon as it is known. If you are unable to attend the event closest to you, you are welcome to attend a roadshow event in a different area. Any questions, please contact the Adult Services Coordinator, Kenny Ardouin on 07718 493348 or kenny.ardouin@clapa.com. If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £25 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.

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - Glasgow, Scotland

    Starts: 29 Aug 2018 17:00
    Ends: 29 Aug 2018 20:00

    The Glasgow event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in Scotland 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. More information on what to expect at the roadshow is here: https://www.clapa.com/about-us/what-we-do/adultservicesproject/roadshow/ Glasgow Event When: 5.00pm - 8.00pm, Wednesday 29 August Where: Virgin Money Lounge, 145 Queen Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Who is it for: Any adults 18 and over who were born with a cleft and are living in Scotland and the rest of the UK. What is it: A chance to meet other adults born with a cleft and discuss the unique issues and challenges faced in adulthood and what you would like seen done to improve the support for adults (more info on the format is in the link above). After the event, why not stick around and head out for a drink and opportunity to socialise with other people who "get it". Refreshments will be provided. Other things to know: Please be on time, and let us know if you are going to be late or need to leave early for any reason. The exact venue will be confirmed to you via email as soon as it is known. If you are unable to attend the event closest to you, you are welcome to attend a roadshow event in a different area. Any questions, please contact the Adult Services Coordinator, Kenny Ardouin on 07718 493348 or kenny.ardouin@clapa.com. If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £25 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.

  • Adults Engagement Roadshow - Edinburgh, Scotland

    Starts: 30 Aug 2018 17:00
    Ends: 30 Aug 2018 20:00

    The Edinburgh event of the CLAPA Adult Engagement Roadshow is an opportunity for adults living in Scotland 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. More information on what to expect at the roadshow is here: https://www.clapa.com/about-us/what-we-do/adultservicesproject/roadshow/ Edinburgh Event When: 5.00pm - 8.00pm, Thursday 30 August Where: Stockbridge Library, 11 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5BA, Scotland. Who is it for: Any adults 18 and over who were born with a cleft and are living in Scotland/the rest of the UK. What is it: A chance to meet other adults born with a cleft and discuss the unique issues and challenges faced in adulthood and what you would like seen done to improve the support for adults (more info on the format is in the link above). After the event, why not stick around and head out for a drink and opportunity to socialise with other people who "get it". Refreshments will be provided. Other things to know: Please be on time, and let us know if you are going to be late or need to leave early for any reason. The exact venue will be confirmed to you via email as soon as it is known. If you are unable to attend the event closest to you, you are welcome to attend a roadshow event in a different area. Any questions, please contact the Adult Services Coordinator, Kenny Ardouin on 07718 493348 or kenny.ardouin@clapa.com. If you can no longer make the event, please let us know as soon as possible. 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 £25 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.