Events

  • Young People's Poetry and Puppets Activity Day

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

    It's time to embrace your creativity with CLAPA! Please join us this January to try your hand at puppet-making and poetry! Have fun together finding weird and wonderful phrases to create your own poem collages.   Poet, Mary Duggan, will be there to guide you through as you transform blank pages into statements you can look back on with pride.  We're also lucky enough to be joined on the day by Little Angel Theatre Company, who will be running a puppet-making workshop. Meet us at the CLAPA Office in London for a day of creative fun, crafts and learning new skills.  There'll be a pizza lunch provided too. If you'd like more information about the day please contact Cherry LeRoy on cherry.leroy@clapa.com or call 079855 38982. This event is for young people aged between 8 to 16 years old born with a cleft lip and/or palate. 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 £34 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. 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/

  • Happy Faces Warwick special soft play meet up!

    Starts: 9 Feb 2019 09:00
    Ends: 9 Feb 2019 11:00

    This special soft play event at Wacky Warehouse will be a chance for children to play and get to know each other while the parents can chat, share experiences and make friends. All families affected by cleft are very welcome to join the fun! We will meet at 9am at Wacky Warehouse, at the Reservoir, Solihull. All families affected by cleft are welcome, especially those who who are part of Happy Faces Warwick and Happy Faces Birmingham! We willl have exclusive hire of the warehouse so all families you meet will also be part of the event and affected by cleft.  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 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.

  • Volunteer Development Day - London

    Starts: 9 Mar 2019 11:00
    Ends: 9 Mar 2019 17:00

    This development day is annual training for new and existing Parent Supporters, Peer Supporters, Happy Faces Coordinators and Adult Meet-Up Coordinators.  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 Claire claire.evans@clapa.com or 07792 772362, or Daniel  daniel.richards@clapa.com on 07772 684398 We will look forward to meeting you!

  • Adventure day for young people at Sycamore Adventure!

    Starts: 24 Apr 2019 09:30
    Ends: 24 Apr 2019 15:30

    Join us for our first adventure day for young people in 2019! Sycamore Adventure has an amazing outdoor and indoor adventure playground barn, which offers a wide range of play structures, play equipment, a sensory room and a cafe. What you need to know: Join us from 9.30am on Wednesday 24th April for a morning of activities and full, private use of the centre and lunch before joining the public session and more fun games and challenges in the afternoon Lunch will be provided The day is aimed at 8-15 year olds who are affected by cleft Parents and carers don't need to stay as there will be CLAPA staff and volunteers around for the whole day Places are expensive and non refundable so we'd really appreciate if you could only book a place if you plan to attend on the day.It's really important that you register everyone in your family and that you let us know if you can no longer make it. For more information about the day please contact Claire Evans on 07792 772362 or email claire.evans@clapa.com