Events

Para Athletics

Wed 6th Sept 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Athletics

Mon 4th Sept 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Athletics

Wed 30th Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Stay & Splash – SEN and Siblings only Session

Weds 30th Aug 4pm – 6:30pm

A relaxed and comfortable session where children can feel safe and have some fun as well as a great opportunity for parents to meet and support each other.

Cost: £5 per Child – Adults are Free. There is no age restriction.

Paddocks Lido, Canvey Island, SS8 0JA.

For further information and to check it is open before visiting please call 07726 496069 or check their Facebook page.

Havering Children’s Centres – Summer Fun Days

Weds 30th August 1pm – 4pm

Age 0-11 years

Activities available:-

Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Creative food, Baby play section
Musical Jelly Beans sessions, Construction, Imaginative play

And much more

St Kilda’s Children Centre, Eastern Road, Romford, RM1 3QA

Essex Fire Museum Family Fun Day

Weds 30th August 10am – 3pm

Have a look at firefighting through the years, arts & crafts, dress up in fire kits and have a go with a real fire hose.

No booking required – just turn up. The museum is behind Grays Fire Station, RM17 5QS.

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Summer Para Arts – 5-25 Years

Tues 29th Aug  1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join in music session, clay modelling and colouring in.

£3.00 per child

Fairkytes Arts Centre, 51 Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1AX

For more information call: 01708 434135

To book call: 01708 456308

Paw Patrol – Autism friendly cinema screening

Sunday 27th August at 10:15am

Vue cinema, Romford Brewery

Sensory friendly adjustments include:

  • Sounds and lights on low
  • No trailers
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child, All disabilities welcome

Para Athletics

Wed 23rd Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Essex Fire Museum Family Fun Day

Weds 23rd August 10am – 3pm

Have a look at firefighting through the years, arts & crafts, dress up in fire kits and have a go with a real fire hose.

No booking required – just turn up. The museum is behind Grays Fire Station, RM17 5QS.

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Soft Play SEND Session

 Tues 22nd Aug 9am – 11am 

Partyman World of Play, The Boardwalk, West Thurrock, Grays RM20 1WN

Dedicated session for children and young adults with special needs where they close the venue just for you.

Free

www.partymanworld.co.uk

Para Athletics

Mon 21st Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Despicable Me 3 Sensory Friendly Screening

Mon 21st Aug 17 10.15am

Sensory friendly screening is inclusive and welcoming for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

  • The lights will be low
  • The volume will be turned down
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child

Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend Book here 

The Emoji Movie – Autism friendly cinema screening

Sunday 20th August at 10:15am

Sensory friendly adjustments include:

  • Sounds and lights on low
  • No trailers
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child, All disabilities welcome

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend. Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Download your Autism friendly cinema screenings social story template

Havering Children’s Centres – Summer Fun Days

Thurs 17th August 1pm – 4pm

Age 0-11 years

Activities available:-

Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Creative food, Baby play section
Musical Jelly Beans sessions, Construction, Imaginative play

And much more

Collier Row Children’s Centre, 28 Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row, RM5 3QJ

Para Athletics

Wed 16th Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Stay & Splash – SEN and Siblings only Session

Weds 16th Aug 4pm – 6:30pm

A relaxed and comfortable session where children can feel safe and have some fun as well as a great opportunity for parents to meet and support each other.

Cost: £5 per Child – Adults are Free. There is no age restriction.

Paddocks Lido, Canvey Island, SS8 0JA.

For further information and to check it is open before visiting please call 07726 496069 or check their Facebook page.

Summer Para Arts – 5-25 Years

Weds 16th Aug  1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join in music session, clay modelling and colouring in.

£3.00 per child

Fairkytes Arts Centre, 51 Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1AX

For more information call: 01708 434135

To book call: 01708 456308

Essex Fire Museum Family Fun Day

Weds 16th August 10am – 3pm

Have a look at firefighting through the years, arts & crafts, dress up in fire kits and have a go with a real fire hose.

No booking required – just turn up. The museum is behind Grays Fire Station, RM17 5QS.

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Para Swimming

Tues 15th Aug  2pm – 3.30pm

At Chaffords Sports Complex, Lambs Lane South Rainham RM13 9DX

£3.00 per person siblings welcome

No need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Athletics

Mon 14th Aug  4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

The Nut Job 2 Sensory Friendly Screening

Mon 14th Aug 17 10.15am

Sensory friendly screening is inclusive and welcoming for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

  • The lights will be low
  • The volume will be turned down
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child

Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend Book here 

SNAP Sensorise Summer Holiday Session

Friday 11th August 2pm – 4pm

For families with children with more profound and complex special needs and their siblings

Cost £5 per family for a 2 hour session

To register your interest in this session, email [email protected] or phone 01277 211300.

You must stay with your child/children at these sessions and are responsible for them at all times

SNAP, The SNAP Centre, Pastoral Way, BrentwoodEssex CM14 5W

Relaxed Performance of the Gruffalo

Thurs 10 Aug  11am

Queens Theatre Hornchurch

Relaxed Performances are aimed at anyone who may benefit from a more relaxed environment, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory and communication disorders or learning disabilities.

Running time 55 minutes with no interval

Call Box Office on 01708 443333 to book

Para Athletics

Wed 9th Aug  4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Essex Fire Museum Family Fun Day

Weds 9th August 10am – 3pm

Have a look at firefighting through the years, arts & crafts, dress up in fire kits and have a go with a real fire hose.

No booking required – just turn up. The museum is behind Grays Fire Station, RM17 5QS.

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Para Swimming

Tues 8th Aug 2pm – 3.30pm

At Chaffords Sports Complex, Lambs Lane South Rainham RM13 9DX

£3.00 per person siblings welcome

No need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Havering Children’s Centres – Summer Fun Days

Tues 8th August 1pm – 4pm

Age 0-11 years

Activities available:-

Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Creative food, Baby play section
Musical Jelly Beans sessions, Construction, Imaginative play

And much more

Rainham Village Children’s Centre, Upminster Road South, Rainham, RM13 9AA

Havering Carers Forum

Tue 8th Aug 10:30am – 2:30pm

Are you a carer? Do you look after a relative or friend who depends on you for care and support?

Havering recognise the importance of carers.

Just come along.

A light lunch will be offered to carers only. Please inform carers services of any access or dietary requirements.

T. 01708 433021 E: [email protected]

Para Athletics

Mon 7th Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Captain Underpants Sensory Friendly Screening

Mon 7th Aug 17 10.15am

Sensory friendly screening is inclusive and welcoming for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

  • The lights will be low
  • The volume will be turned down
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child

Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend

Book here 

SNAP Sensorise Summer Holiday Session

Friday 4th August 2pm – 4pm

For families with children with more profound and complex special needs and their siblings

Cost £5 per family for a 2 hour session

To register your interest in this session, email [email protected] or phone 01277 211300.

You must stay with your child/children at these sessions and are responsible for them at all times

SNAP, The SNAP Centre, Pastoral Way, BrentwoodEssex CM14 5W

Para Multi Sport

Thurs 3rd Aug 1pm – 3.30pm

At YMCA Rush Green Road Romford RM7 0PH

£2.00 per person siblings welcome

Activities to include Tennis, Boccia, Table Cricket, Soft Play, Arts and Crafts and much more.

Open to all ages from 5+ with a SEND and their siblings

£2.00 per person, free tea and coffee, all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

Soft Play SEND Session

 Wed 2nd Aug 6pm to 8pm 

Partyman World of Play,  The Boardwalk, West Thurrock, Grays RM20 1WN

Dedicated session for children and young adults with special needs where they close the venue just for you

Free

www.partymanworld.co.uk

Para Athletics

Wed 2nd Aug 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Stay & Splash – SEN and Siblings only Session

Weds 2nd Aug 4pm – 6:30pm

A relaxed and comfortable session where children can feel safe and have some fun as well as a great opportunity for parents to meet and support each other.

Cost: £5 per Child – Adults are Free. There is no age restriction.

Paddocks Lido, Canvey Island, SS8 0JA.

For further information and to check it is open before visiting please call 07726 496069 or check their Facebook page.

Essex Fire Museum Family Fun Day

Weds 2nd August 10am – 3pm

Have a look at firefighting through the years, arts & crafts, dress up in fire kits and have a go with a real fire hose.

No booking required – just turn up. The museum is behind Grays Fire Station, RM17 5QS.

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Para Swimming

Tues 1st Aug 2pm – 3.30pm

At Chaffords Sports Complex, Lambs Lane South Rainham RM13 9DX

£3.00 per person siblings welcome

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Havering Children’s Centres – Summer Fun Days

Tues 1st August 1pm – 4pm

Age 0-11 years

Activities available:-

Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Creative food, Baby play section
Musical Jelly Beans sessions, Construction, Imaginative play

And much more

Elm Park Children’s Centre, Diban Avenue, Elm Park, RM12 4YH

Para Athletics

Mon 31st July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

no need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Cars 3 Sensory Friendly Screening

Mon 31st July 17 10.15am

Sensory friendly screening is inclusive and welcoming for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

  • The lights will be low
  • The volume will be turned down
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child

Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend Book here 

Autism Friendly/Special Needs film

Sun 30th July at 10.20am
Romford Vue,The Brewery

SMURFS THE LOST VILLAGE

Tickets from £1.99
The lights will be low
The volume will be turned down
You are able to take your own food and drink
You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Soft Play SEND Session

Sun 30th July 9am to 10am

Partyman World of Play, The Boardwalk, West Thurrock, Grays RM20 1WN

Dedicated session for children and young adults with special needs where they close the venue just for you

Free

www.partymanworld.co.uk

Para Multi Sports

Thurs 27th July 1pm – 3.30pm

At YMCA Rush Green Rd, Romford RM7 0PH

Activities to include Tennis, Boccia, Table Cricket, Soft Play, Arts and Crafts and much more.

Open to all ages from 5+ with a SEND and their siblings

£2.00 per person, free tea and coffee, all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

 

Para Athletics

Wed 26th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No Need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Swim

Tues 25th July 2pm – 3.30pm

At Chaffords Sports Complex, Lambs Lane South Rainham RM13 9DX

£3.00 per person siblings welcome

No need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

 

Para Athletics

Mon 24th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Despicable Me 3 Sensory Friendly Screening

Sun 23rd July 17 10.15am

Sensory friendly screening is inclusive and welcoming for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

  • The lights will be low
  • The volume will be turned down
  • You are able to take your own food and drink
  • You are able to move around the cinema if you want to.

Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.

Free entry for carers with a valid CEA card in the name of their child

Please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Participating Cinemas Chelmsford and Southend Book here 

Para Athletics

Wed 19th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

No need to book just turn up

For more information call or text 07973 703458

Para Athletics

Mon 17th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

no need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Athletics

Wed 12th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium, Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission

No Need to book Just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

Para Athletics

Mon 10th July 4.30pm – 5.45pm

At Hornchurch Stadium Bridge Avenue, RM14 2LX

Free admission and siblings most welcome

no need to book just turn up

Call or text 07973 703458 for more information

 

Walk and Talk South Hornchurch Country Park

Wed 5th Jul 9:30am – 11:30am

Come along and meet like minded members.

Meet at 9.30am outside the visitors centre.

Refreshments after the walk included.

No need to book just turn up.

Action for Kids

Thu 29th Jun 10:00am – 2:30pm

ACTION FOR KIDS

Transition to Adult Life and the Mental Capacity Act

June 29th

The seminar will also cover assessments from 18, innovative ways to organise further education and manage challenging behaviour. The cost is £15 including lunch for parents/carers and takes place in central London. click here to book.

Short Breaks Meet the Provider Event

When: 26th June 10am – 12pm

Where: First Step, Tangmere Crescent, RM12 5PP

The council will be holding an event on Monday 26th June 10am – 12pm at First Step, Tangmere Crescent, RM12 5PP for you to meet FIG, Sycamore Trust, Norwood Schools and DABD who are the new short break providers.

If you would like to attend, please let us know either by telephone/text on 07858 406933 or email [email protected]

PARA ACTIVE SATELLITE CLUB

Tue 6th Jun 5:00pm – Tue 18th Jul 6:00pm

Sports Para Active Sessions at YMCA every Tuesday until the end of term 5pm to 6pm

Various sports activities each week age 5+

£2.00 per person including siblings

Free tea and coffee for parents and carers

Positive Parents - Opening Doors by Opening Minds

Supporting families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the London Borough of Havering