Events

Para Arts

Tuesday 31st July 18 1.30pm to 3.30pm 

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

For Children with SEND 5+ A fun afternoon of arts, crafts and music

Refreshments available to purchase Parents/carers must stay throughout, siblings welcome

£4.00 per child

For more information call 01708 434135 or to book call 01708 456308

 

Para Arts

ACE DISCO

Fri 15th June 18 7pm to 9pm   Party for Pirates! (fancy dress optional]

Drake Community Centre  Drake Rd, Chafford Hundred, Grays RM16 6BZ

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

£5.00 per person carers free of charge

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

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ACE DISCO

Relaxed Performance – Matilda

Sunday 10th June 2018 3pm 

Cambridge Theatre Seven Dials, 32 – 34 Earlham Street London WC2

The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering tickets for this performance at the reduced rate of £25 and £10 which can be booked through the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493 or in person at the Box Office.

For more information and booking click here 

 

Relaxed Performance – Matilda

Thomas The Tank Engine

 June 9 & 10, June 16 & 17, Colne Valley Railway in Braintree

Day Out with Thomas will allow families to get up and close and personal with their favourite characters. You’ll meet Thomas and the Fat Controller, plus you’ll get to take a ride on a train and enjoy a variety of themed activities.

Open 09.30 until 17.00 (Last entry 15.00) Thomas – first train 10.30 last train 16.00 Daisy – first train 10.15 last train 16.15

Your entrance ticket allows you to ride at any time. Adult £14.00, Child (2-14) £10.00, Senior £12.00, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £44.00

To book your Advance Tickets – click hereor phone 01787 461174 during office hours.

Thomas The Tank Engine

Fest4all

Saturday 9th June 18 2.30pm to 8.30pm

Lambourne End Centre for Adult Learning Chigwell RM4 1NB

An afternoon of diverse and inclusive music and arts celebrating local talent and abilities, a festival – for – all!

Turn up at any time, stay for however long you want!

Tickets Adults £10.00 in advance Children £5.00 in advance. Concessions and OAPs can purchase Child Tickets. Carers and Under 5’s go free.

Tickets available on the gate but will cost extra.

For more information and tickets click here

Fest4all

Relaxed Performance of the Lion King

Sunday 3rd June 2018  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.

For information and booking  click here

Or book directly by ringing 0207 420 8114

Relaxed Performance of the Lion King

FestABLE

Saturday 2nd June 2018 

The First National Festival of Specialist Learning  professionals, carers and children and people with Learning Disabilities

National Star College Ullenwood Manor Road, Ullenwood, Cheltenham GL53 9QU

FestABLE will seek to look for solutions to the issues faced by children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

For more information and to book tickets click here

 

FestABLE

Para Arts

Wednesday 30th May 18 12.30pm to 2.30pm 

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

For Children with SEND 5+ A fun afternoon of arts, crafts and music

Refreshments available to purchase Parents/carers must stay throughout, siblings welcome

£4.00 per child

For more information call 01708 434135 or to book call 01708 456308

 

Para Arts

Relaxed Screening

Sunday 27th May 2018 10.15am Nick Jn – Big Screen Heroes

Romford Vue, The Brewery Tickets from £1.99 free entry for carers with a valid CEA Card

Sound and lights on low, no trailers, freedom to move around, take your own food and drink

For information and to apply for CEA Card click here

 

 

Relaxed Screening

Special Children’s Day at London Zoo

19 May – 20 May 2018

London Zoo welcomes children with special needs and their families and friends. With increased specialist facilities and number of staff, as well as special interactive events and discounted entry,

All Special Children’s Day activities are free and all Zoo visitors are welcome to join in the fun!

For more details and booking click here

Special Children’s Day at London Zoo

ACE DISCO

Fri 18th May 18 7pm to 9pm TAG 3rd Birthday BASH!!

Drake Community Centre  Drake Rd, Chafford Hundred, Grays RM16 6BZ

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

£5.00 per person carers free of charge

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

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ACE DISCO

Kidz to Adultz Down South

Thursday 17th May 2018 9.30am to 4.30pm 

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, Eptrs Road, Farnborourgh, GU14 6FD

A free event for children & young people with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers

For more information and to register for tickets click here

Kidz to Adultz Down South

We’ve Got Rhythm Music Concert

Saturday 12th May 18 2.30pm to 4.30pm  (Craft workshop from 1.30pm) 

Thames Chase Forest Centre, Pike Lane, Upminster RM14 3NS

All the family are welcome to an afternoon of popular songs from around the world.

Free workshop  for children from 1.30 to make some percussion instruments of their own

£6,00 per person, Young people & grandparents 2 for £10 for more information and booking call 0708 642970

We’ve Got Rhythm Music Concert

An Evening with Dean Beadle

Tuesday 8th May 4:30 – 6:30pm

Abacus Primary School, Wickford

Dean Beadle has toured the UK for 10 years sharing his experiences of life on the autistic spectrum. Through his humorous and insightful speeches Dean outlines his positive outlook on his diagnosis.

Tickets are £10.00

To book contact either the school office on 01268 571018 or Lyn Godfrey via email at [email protected] or by phone on 07540 786247

An Evening with Dean Beadle

Lambourne End Adventure and Farm Open day

Sunday 22nd April 2018 11 am to 4 pm

A public event where we open our gates for you to visit our Centre and enjoy having a go at our adventure, garden and farm activities, something for everyone!

Lambourne End Centre, Manor Road, Lambourne End, Essex, RM4 1NB

Free to visit the farm. £1.50 for activities or buy unlimited wristband £12.00 8+, £6.00 under 8.

For more information click here

 

 

Lambourne End Adventure and Farm Open day

World of the Wizards Disco

Friday 20th April 2018  7pm to 9pm 

Drake Community Centre  Drake Rd, Chafford Hundred, Grays RM16 6BZ

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

£5.00 per person carers free of charge –  (fancy dress optional)

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

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World of the Wizards Disco

Para Active Multi Sports

Thursday 12th April 2018 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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 SEND and their siblings

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Active Multi Sports

Emergency Services Fun Day

Wednesday 11th April 2018  11am to 2pm 

Come and meet the local emergency services

Refreshments, Craft Activities, Stalls

Climb on board a fire engine and inside a police car

First Step, Tangmere Crescent, Hornchurch, RM12 5PP

Emergency Services Fun Day

Easter Activities at Zinc

Tuesday 11th April 9.30am to 3pm

An exciting day full of games and fun, led by our experienced team, including our very own fitness coach.   The children will design their own team headband and then spend a fun packed day taking part in a wide range of group games and fun activities.

All this fun is just £20 ( including lunch) per day per child.
Ages 5 – 11. All activities are run and supervised by fully DBS checked staff.

Zinc, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD

For more information and booking click here 

Easter Activities at Zinc

Trampoline Support Sessions

Wednesday 11th April 2018 and every Sunday 9am to 10pm

£5.00 per person plus £2.00 for socks which are then yours to keep. Dedicated Support Sessions are solely for children with additional needs and their families. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session to ensure plenty of time to check in and watch the safety briefing video. Booking not necessary just turn up.

Jump Evolution Trampoline Park
Spilsby Road, Harold Hill
Romford, Essex
RM3 8SB

For more information click here

Trampoline Support Sessions

360 Play – Special Needs Evenings

Friday 6th April 6:30pm – 8:30pm

360 Play, Festival Leisure Park, Festival Way, Basildon, SS14 3WB

Special needs evenings are aimed at families with children and adults with special needs. Brothers, sisters and friends are all welcome to join in the fun after hours with the freedom and comfort of knowing that the time is suited to them

A safe secure environment with friendly, experienced staff.

Anyone attending the evening who is not already a 360 member will receive free registration for their family.

£6 per child, adults free

360 Play – Special Needs Evenings

Eggcellent Easter Crafts

Friday 6th April 11:00am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 3pm

Valence House, Beacontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT

Spring into Easter and get creative with these Easter themed arts & crafts activities.

£1.50 per child

Drop in – no booking required.

**Please note this is not exclusively for children with SEND**

 

Eggcellent Easter Crafts

Para Active Multi Sports

Thursday 5th April 2018 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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 SEND and their siblings

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Active Multi Sports

Easter Activities at Zinc

Wednesday 4th April 9.30am to 3pm

Hop along and join in with our brilliant range of Easter themed arts and crafts activities.  Children will be creating their own ‘eggstra’ special masterpieces to take home.  The day will also include lots of fun games and activities for our Easter bunnies to let off steam during the workshops.

All this fun is just £20 ( including lunch) per day per child.
Ages 5 – 11. All activities are run and supervised by fully DBS checked staff.

Zinc, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD

For more information and booking click here 

Easter Activities at Zinc

Para Arts

Wednesday 4th April 18 12.30pm to 2.30pm 

For Children with SEND 5+

A fun afternoon of arts, crafts and music

Refreshments available to purchase

Parents/carers must stay throughout, siblings welcome

£4.00 per child

To book call 01708 456308

 

Para Arts

Essex Fire Museum Open Days

Wednesday 4th April 10am to 3pm

Essex Fire Museum
Hogg Lane Grays RM17 5QS
All ages welcome.
Cost: £3 for children over 3 years old. Adults are free.
Activities will include water squirting using the old fire engine and Easter themed arts and crafts in the museum.

Essex Fire Museum Open Days

Trampoline Support Sessions

Wednesday 4th April 2018 and every Sunday 9am to 10pm

£5.00 per person plus £2.00 for socks which are then yours to keep. Dedicated Support Sessions are solely for children with additional needs and their families. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session to ensure plenty of time to check in and watch the safety briefing video. Booking not necessary just turn up.

Jump Evolution Trampoline Park
Spilsby Road, Harold Hill
Romford, Essex
RM3 8SB

For more information click here

Trampoline Support Sessions

Thomas the Tank Engine

March 30 & 31, April 1 & 2

East Anglian Railway Museum in Wakes Colne

Day Out with Thomas will allow families to get up and close and personal with their favourite characters. You’ll meet Thomas and the Fat Controller, plus you’ll get to take a ride on a train and enjoy a variety of themed activities.

10:00 til 16:30 (trains run from 10:30)

ONLINE PRICE:

Adults: £14.00 Children (2-15): £10.00 Family (2A+2C): £44.00 Children under 2: FREE

Tickets are expected to sell out fast. Book yours in advance now to avoid disappointment

click here for tickets

Thomas the Tank Engine

Essex Fire Museum Open Days

31st March, 1st April and 4th April 10am to 3pm

Essex Fire Museum
Hogg Lane Grays RM17 5QS
All ages welcome.
Cost: £3 for children over 3 years old. Adults are free.
Activities will include water squirting using the old fire engine and Easter themed arts and crafts in the museum.

Essex Fire Museum Open Days

Science Museum Relaxed Morning

Power UP Exhibition Relaxed Morning 
Saturday 31st March 08.30am to 10am 

This hands-on, fully interactive gaming event features the very best video games and consoles from the past 40 years. From Pong to Pacman and Minecraft to Mario, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a retro games fan, a serious gamer or just want to beat your family at Mario Kart.

The 8.30-10.00 ticketed entry is a free event for families with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) , for adults who have ASC, or for others with sensory sensitivities which means they would benefit from a quieter, more relaxed experience.  Please note this morning is just for visiting the Power UP exhibition, and the use of the space is only until 10.00.  You would be welcome to stay in the rest of museum after 10.00, which will be open to the general public at that time.
Registration is necessary to ensure your family have booked their free places.
To register, call 0207 942 4000, then select “2” for ticket inquiries
or click here for online booking

Science Museum Relaxed Morning

Autism Friendly/Special Needs Film

Ferdinand 
Sunday  25th March at 10.15am

Romford Vue, The Brewery
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
and you can walk around the cinema if you want to.

Autism Friendly/Special Needs Film

ACE DISCO

16th March 18  7pm to 9pm Punk Party (fancy dress optional)

Drake Community Centre  Drake Rd, Chafford Hundred, Grays RM16 6BZ

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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Para Multi Sport

Tuesday 27th March 18 5pm to 6pm 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Multi Sport

Para Multi Sport

Tuesday 20th March 18 5pm to 6pm 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Multi Sport

Para Multi Sport

Tuesday 13th March 18 5pm to 6pm 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Multi Sport

Para Multi Sport

Tuesday 6th March18 5pm to 6pm 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Multi Sport

Autism and Learning Disabilities Overcoming the Challenges Workshop

Saturday 3rd March 10.30am to 1.30pm 

Fun relaxed sessions with real life solutions about violent and challenging behaviour with Mark Brown and Yvonne Newbold Author of The Special Parents Handbook

The Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road, London SE1 7AA

Tickets £25.00 plus £2.14 booking fee

For information and booking click here

Autism and Learning Disabilities Overcoming the Challenges  Workshop

Para Multi Sport

Tuesday 27th February 18 5pm to 6pm 

At YMCA Rush Green Road 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

£3.00 per child, parents to stay,  all equipment supplied.

No need to book just turn up.

for more information click here or ring 01708 431233

Para Multi Sport

Paddington 2 Sensory Screening

Sunday 25th February at 10.15am

Vue Romford host a sensory friendly screening designed to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

Sensory friendly adjustments include:

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

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

 

Paddington 2 Sensory Screening

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