Events

Matilda the Musical

Thursday 21 November 2019, 7pm Signed Performance 

Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, London WC2H 9HU

Access Ticket £35.00 call 0207087 7966 or Email: [email protected]

For more information and booking details Click here

The Ace Group TAGFEST 2019

27th July 2019 TAGFEST 2019 Musical Festival for People with Disabilities

Crooked Billet, Billet Lane SS17 0AR

Tickets £10.00 each carers and under 5’s free

Call Leah 07934 442 854 for bookings or click here

 

 

The Autism Show

Friday 14 June: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 15 June: 10.00am – 4.00pm

ExCeL London, Hall Entrance N9, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL

Tickets Adult £16.00 in advance. £20.00 on the door

For more information and to book tickets in advance click here

Carers Week Celebration

11th June 19 12pm to 3pm

Havering Association for Disabilities, 1A Woodhall Crescent, RM11 3NN

Places must be booked in advance as spaces are limited

Telephone 01708 961111 email [email protected]

Relaxed Performance of the Lion King

Sunday 2nd June 2019  1.30pm

Lyceum Theatre

21 Wellington St, London WC2E 7RQ

These specially adapted performance are suitable for people with autism and learning disabilities,  with trained staff on hand, and dedicated quiet and activity areas set-up should anyone need to leave their seats. Tickets available £20, £30, £40, £45 and £49.50

For information and booking  click here

Or book directly by ringing 0207 420 8114

Para Art and Sport

Friday 31st May 19 2pm to 3.30pm

My Place Centre, 343 Dagnam Park Dr, Romford RM3 9EN

£2.00 per person  with SEND parents/carers to stay

To book ring 01708 431016

 

 

Para Arts

Tuesday 28th May 19 1-2.30pm 

Firkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane Hornchurch RM11 1AX

£4.00 per person with SEND  parent/carer to stay

To book call 01708 456308

Relaxed Performance In the Willows

Thursday 23rd May 19 6pm 

In the Willows (based on Wind in the Willows)

Queens Theatre Billet Lane Hornchurch RM11 1QT

Tickets: Adults £21* Children £14.00* one carer free when accompanying a disabled adult or child.

For booking ring 01708 443333

(*+65p QNew Transformation Fee)

 

Special Children’s Day at ZSL London Zoo

18 May – 19 May 2019
Special Children’s Day is a unique annual event at ZSL London Zoo, welcoming children with special needs and their families and friends.

With increased specialist facilities and staff presence, as well as interactive events and discounted entry, Special Children’s Day is an exciting and exceptional event not to be missed.

For full details and how to book click here

Tower Bridge Autism Friendly Event

Saturday 18th MAY 19 09.15AM TO 10AM

Tower Bridge

Explore Tower Bridge’s iconic Walkways, Towers and Engine Rooms in a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

Our Autism Friendly Early Opening mornings, are perfect for people with autism and other needs, as well as their siblings, families and carers. Have the opportunity to take part in our family craft activities or try our Family Trail, which visitors can complete at their own pace.

Prices range from FREE to £8.70. Please select your entry time – there’s no limit on how long you can spend inside.

click here to book

Kids to Adults South

Thursday 16th May 2019 9.30am – 4.30pm

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre
Farnborough, GU14 6FD
(for SAT Nav use GU14 6TQ – follow signs for Gate F)

Free. Children welcome

For more information and to download tickets please click here

Matilda the Musical

Thursday 9 May 2019, 7pm Signed Performance 

Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, London WC2H 9HU

Access Ticket £35.00 call 0207087 7966 or Email: [email protected]

For more information and booking details Click here

Science Museum Early Birds

4th May 2019 8am to 11am

Early Birds is a sensory friendly morning for families with children (ages 4 -15) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum.

For more information click here

 

London Mini Marathon

Sunday 28th April 

London Mini-Marathon is for young people aged 11-17 with physical or sensory impairments.

It is the opening event of the Mini London Marathon open to young people in two age category races: Under  14 & Under  17.

Boys & Girls UNDER 14

  • Must be at least 11 years old on 28 April 2019
  • Born between 1 September 2004 and 28 April 2007

Boys & Girls UNDER 17

  • Born between 1 September 2001 and 31 August 2004
  • Entry closes at 17:00 on Monday 8 April.

For more information click here 

CanalAbility

Sunday 28th April 2019 12pm to 6pm Free

Lock View, Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow Eeesx, CM20 2QS

No need to book just turn up rides from 12.30pm, first come first served.

Adapted canal boats, Games refreshments and music.

For further details call 01279 424444 or email [email protected]

Para Multi-Sport

Thursday 25th April 1pm to 3pm 

YMCA Rush Green Road Romford

£2.00 per person

Parents to Stay age 5-25 with additional needs

For booking and information click here or call 01708 431016

Swim 4 Disability

Wednesday 24th April 2pm to 3pm 

Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre Western Road Romford

Regular Entry Fee for all ages Carer Free

 

Emergency Services Family Fun Day

Wednesday 24th April 19 11am to 2pm 

First Step Tangmere Crescent Hornchurch RM12 5PP

Free entry, Craft Activities,  Stall,  Refreshments

Climb inside a police  car and a fire engine.

For more information contact First step 01708 556355

Science Museum Power UP – Sensory friendly session

Saturday 20th April 8.30am to 10am  Hands On Gaming Event 

Sensory friendly session, where you’ll be able to play more than 160 consoles, from retro

arcade classics through to the latest in VR technology, in a quieter environment.

Early Birds is a sensory friendly morning for families with children (ages 4 -15) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum. For more information visit https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

Swim 4 Disability

Wednesday 17th April 2pm to 3pm 

Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre Western Road Romford

Regular Entry Fee for all ages Carer Free

 

Para Multi-Arts

Tuesday 16th April 1pm -2.30pm 

Fairkytes Arts Centre Billet Lane Hornchurch RM11 1AX

£4.00 Per person

Parents to stay age 5 to 25 with additional needs

For information and booking call 01708 456308

Para Art & Sport

Monday 15th April 11am to 12.30 pm

My Place 343 Dagnam Park Dr, Romford RM3 9EN

£2.00 Per person age 5 to 25 with additional needs

Parents to stay

For booking and more information click here

 

Starburst SEND Disco

21st March 2019 7pm – 10pm

Ashwells Country Club, Ashwells Road, CM15 9SE

Age 16+ UNDER 18’s to be accompanied by adult. Tickets £5.00 includes free soft drink and small buffet, support staff £3.00 (soft drink only)

For more details call frontline 01277218902 or www.facebook.com/club.starburst

Carers Forum

Tuesday 19th March 10.30am to 2.30pm

YMCA Romford RM7 0PH,  No need to book just turn up

Would you like to meet other carers and meet representatives from the Local Council, Havering CCG as well as Havering Carers Hub Team.

Light Lunch provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements to:

telephone 01708 96111, email [email protected]

 

Transition to Adult Life Seminar

Wednesday 27th February 2019 10am to 2.30pm Registration 9.30 

St Alban’s Centre, Baldwins Gardens, London EC1N 7AB

Transition to adult life seminar for young people and adults with SEND on Housing, Supported Living, Benefits and Financial Planning. Expert speakers, only £15 including lunch for parents and carer

For more information and to register click here

Kidspace Free SEN Session

Tuesday 26th February 19  7pm – 8pm

The Brewery, Waterloo Road, Romford, RM1 1AU

During this session the entire venue will be for SEN guests, allowing them exclusive use of the centre in a quieter, more controlled atmosphere.

Guests who would like to attend the SEN session will need to present a DLA letter or a letter from a medical professional confirming the diagnosis.

Entry £4.00 for one child and two accompanying adults,  siblings are welcome and will be charged at the normal sibling rate of £6.00.

For more information call 01708 768003.

The Grinch Relaxed Screening

Sunday 24th February 10.15am 

Romford Vue, The Brewary
Tickets from £1.99
The lights will be low
The volume will be turned down
You will be able to take your own food and drink
You can walk around the cinema if you want to

Jump Evolution Support Session

Sunday 24th February 2019  8:30am – 10am

Spilsby Rd, Romford RM3 8SB

Fun for children with additional needs and their families

£6.00 per person, siblings welcome £12.00, carers free

 

Half Term Athletics

Friday 22nd February 2019 5pm to 6pm

Abbs Cross School, Abbs Cross Ln, Hornchurch RM12 4YB

Free, Parents and carers to stay, For ages 5-25 with SEND

For more information 01708 431016 or click here

Half Term Para Arts and Sport

Friday 22nd February 2019 2.30pm to 4 pm

My Place Centre,  343 Dagnam Park Dr, Harold Hill, Romford RM3 9EN

This session combines both Art and Sport into one! Open to children and young people with disabilities (S.E.N.D) with lots of fun to be had

.- £2pp, siblings welcome to attend
– Free tea and coffee available for parents/caregivers
– For ages 5 to 25 years

Parents and carers to stay

For booking and more information ring 01708 431016 or click here

 

Half Term Para Multi Sport

Thursday 21st February 19 1pm to 3pm 

YMCA ROMFORD

£2.00 Person parents/carers to stay

siblings welcome to attend
– Free tea and coffee available for parents/caregivers
– Art/crafts table for quiet play
– For ages 5 to 25 years

For information and booking 01708 431016 or click here

Half Term Para Swimming

Wednesday 20th February 19 2pm to 3pm

Swim for Disability at Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre Romford

Carer goes free, £3.20 for children and concessions £4.20 for adults
– Pool pod available for access to main and teaching pool. Changing places with hoist and changing bed.

 

Half Term Para Multi Arts

Tuesday 19th February 19 1pm -2.30pm

Fairkytes Arts Centre Hornchurch

£4.00 Per person parents and carers to stay

For more information and to book ring 01708 456308

Wheelchair Rugby Taster Sessions

Thursday 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st January 2019 

YMCA, Romford (RM7 0PH) 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: FREE

Havering Para Sport recently teamed up with GBWR Organisation and are seeking enthusiastic players aged 16+ to come and try their FREE Wheelchair Rugby sessions in 2019. No prior experience necessary!

Sessions are open to anyone with a physical impairment (friends and family are welcome to watch and support) with all equipment being provided – including chairs.

To reserve a place, please click here

ACE DISCO

Friday January 18th 2019 American Dream  (fancy dress optional)

The Community House, Sherfield Holuse Grays, RM17 6FJ

Snacks Available to purchase, bring your own drink (alcohol permitted if consumed sensibly).

£5.00 per person carers free

For more information email Leah at [email protected] or ring 07934442854

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