Activities and Events

Christmas Day FlyerCommunity Christmas Day 2017
Monday 25 December 2017, 10.30am-3pm

If you would like to spend Christmas day with other people and enjoy a FREE festive lunch and some fun... then you can do so at The Salvation Army, Balfour Terrace, Stoke, Plymouth, PL2 1RS.

For more details and to reserve your place please contact Jane Devlin on 07585 800184 or Andrews Richards at the Salvation Army on 01752 568975 or email: communitychristmas1225@outlook.com

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4 Me & My Friends Youth Club
Wednesday's, 5pm-7.15pm at Efford Youth Centre

4 Me & My Friends Youth Club4 Me & My Friends is a group for young people (age 11+) who predominantly have ASD and ADHD although they will also take those with other forms of disabilities and learning issues.

Access is through a referral process either through a professional body or though self-referral. For further details or to obtain a form please contact either:

Youth Club Flyer


ADAPT Exim Dance FlyerADAPT from Exim Dance Company
Every Friday during Term Time, 4.30pm-6.30pm

ADAPT is a weekly dance class held at Plymouth School of Creative Arts for young people age 12-25 with and without disabilities. The class aims to raise aspirations and confidence and offer participants the opportunity to develop skills in contemporary dance and choreography. Sessions are FREE and transport can be offered to and from the group for those that need it.

For more information see the attached flyer or contact classes@eximdance.org.uk

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Argyle Ability Counts
Tuesday's Junior and Adult Football Sessions

Ability Counts FlyerArgyle Community Trust offer disability football coaching sessions on Tuesday evenings:

  • Junior Football (5-15 years) - Tuesday's 5.30pm-6.30pm and Sunday's 10am-11am at Goals Soccer Centres*, Outland Road, Plymouth, PL2 3DE
  • Adult Football (16+ years) - 7.30pm-8.30pm at Lipson Cooperative Academy, Bernice Terrace, Plymouth, PL4 7PG

Sessions include fun filled football activities, with the choice of playing tournaments every month. Sessions are £4 per week or book a six week block online and receive one session FREE.

*Please note change of venue from that advertised in the Ability Counts flyer.

For more information call Argyle Community Trust on 01752 562561 ext 4 or email Josh Grant at josh.grant@pafc.co.uk

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Argyle Down Syndrome Football Flyer Argyle Down Syndrome Football Programme
Monthly, 10am-11am, £4 per session

Fun football sessions for adults and children with down syndrome at Goals Soccer Centre, Outland Road, Plymouth, PL2 3DE.

For more information and to book call Josh Grant, Health and Disability Officer on 01752 562561 ext. 4 or email josh.grant@pafc.co.uk

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Barne Barton Junior Rangers Football ClubBarne Barton Junior Rangers Football Club
Friday's, 3.30pm-4.30pm

Football coaching delivered by Football Association qualified coaches at Riverside Primary School, 210 Poole Park Road, Plymouth, PL5 1DD.

The club is for children aged 5-11 years with special needs and disabilities including autism, aspergers, learning disabilities, physical and sensory impairments, deaf or hearing impaired. Beginners, improvers and more advanced players are all welcome.

If interested please contact Michelle on 07841 020162 or email: seachelle73@sky.com

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Beckly Centre ProgrammeBeckly Centre Autumn Term Programme

The Beckly Centre will be offering lots of weekend fun play and social activities including arts, crafts, music, drama, games and sports to name but a few. You will also be able to try out the sensory space, ball pool and and soft play space.

For further details see the attached flyer or contact the Beckly Centre on 01752 484433 or via email: beckly@routeways.org.uk

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Beckly Centre Youth Club Sessions
Thursday's from 9 November, 7pm-9pm, £3 per session

Beckly Youth Club SessionThe Beckly Centre will be running the following Youth Club sessions from 9 November 2017:

  • Band Night - Thursday 9 November
  • Arts Night with Gareth - Thursday 16 November
  • Torch Walk to McDonald's - Thursday 23 November
  • Dance Night - Thursday 30 November
  • Christmas Market and Lights in Town - Thursday 7 December
  • Christmas Crafts - Thursday 14 December
  • Christmas Meal - Thursday 21 December
  • Chill Evening - Thursday 28 December
  • New Year Resolutions - Thursday 4 January

For further details see the attached flyer or contact the Beckly Centre on 01752 484433 or via email: beckly@routeways.org.uk

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British Red Cross Workshops
Free workshops for 10-19 year olds

British Red Cross WorkshopsDo you work with young people aged 10-19 years, or know someone that does?

The British Red Cross are offering free First Aid workshops for established groups in Plymouth. These aim to enable young people to feel more confident, willing and able to help themselves and someone else in a first aid emergency.

There are 18 skills in total e.g. helping someone who is heavily bleeding or having an asthma attack. Workshops can can generally cover 4-5 skills in 1.5 hours.

For more information see the attached flyer or contact Claire McMahon, Youth Education Coordinator on 07753 853222 or email: cmcmahon@redcross.org.uk

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Devon FA Disability Football in PlymouthDevon Football Association: Disability Football in Plymouth

A list of disability football clubs in Plymouth with contact details. For more information see the attached flyer below from Devon Football Association.

If you would like to get involved in Disability Football as a player, coach, club or volunteer, please contact Ashley Harris, Disability Development Officer.

Phone: 01626 323560 / 07912 089838
Email: ashley.harris@devonfa.com

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Devonport Park Activity Centre

Devonport Park Activity Centre NewsletterThe Devonport Park Activity Centre offer the following activities:

  • Rooted Club - Monday's 4pm-6pm (term time) & Saturday's 10am-1pm
    £5 per session for first child / £3 each for additional sibling(s)
    For young people with additional needs aged 8-16 offering opportunities to get involved in cooking tea together, gardening and other social activities. (Places must be pre-booked)
  • Little Seeds: Stay and Play - Friday afternoons, 1pm-3pm, £2 per family
    A drop in toddler / pre-school group for children of all abilities with their parent / carer. With garden based play activities, be prepared to get messy!
  • Volunteers - Wednesday's 10am-1pm (term times) & Thursday's 10am-1pm (school holidays)
    If you are over 18 you could be a volunteer. Coming from a wide range of backgrounds and abilities, our volunters help with many jobs around the gardens and buildings. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided!

Devonport Park Activity Centre also provide two support groups providing opportunities to share experiences of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Plymouth:

  • In Other Words: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 4pm-6pm
    This group supports children and young people aged 8-18 years with their mental health. It provides fun activities and ongoing development opportunities to help build confidence, self-esteem and belief in a non-judgemental, confidential, safe and non-clinical environment.
  • Children's Minds - Families Matter: 1st Saturday of the month, 3pm-5pm
    This is a parent participation project led by Routeways and supported by Plymouth Parent Carer Voice that provides monthly activities to share their experiences while learning together.

For more information and to pre-book places, please call the Devonport Park Activity Centre on 01752 500496 or contact them via email: devonportpark@routeways.org.uk

Their latest newsletter provides information on future events and volunteering opportunities.

Nov/Dec 2017 NewsletterRooted Club FlyerLittle Seeds FlyerCAMHS Groups


Disability Activities at Plymouth Life CentreDisability Activities
Various at Plymouth Life Centre

Plymouth Life Centre offer a number of activities throughout the week for those with disabilities including wheelchair rugby, wheelchair dance, disability multi-sports, trampolining, a swimming club and more.

For more information please contact Plymouth Life Centre on 01752 606900, or visit the Everyone Active website.

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Hello World: Coding & Digital MakingHello World: Coding & Digital Making
Plymouth Central, St. Budeaux and Plymstock Libraries

Hello World is an after-school club for 8-13 year olds who are interested in learning new things or want to do coding and / or digital making outside of school.

There is no set agenda or lesson plan - young people can just come along and have access to the libraries public computers and resources where they can learn coding. There will also be opportunities to use MaKey MaKey, play on Raspberry Pi's and also tablets.

  • Tuesday's (fortnightly), 4pm-5pm - Plymstock Library
  • Thursday's, 4pm-5.30pm - Plymouth Central Library
  • Friday's, 3.30pm-5pm - St. Budeaux Library

For more information contact Plymouth Central Library on 01752 305900 or email: library@plymouth.gov.uk

Hello World FlyerCentral LibraryPlymstock LibrarySt. Budeaux Library


Nature Plymouth: September to December 2017
Free from the Active Neighbourhoods Project

Free family events and wildlife volunteering opportunities for all ages at the following locations in Plymouth:

For more information contact Ashley Todd, Community and Volunteer Officer on 01752 305490 or email: Ashley.Todd@plymouth.gov.uk

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Oaks Rugby Inclusive FlyerOaks Rugby Inclusive
Sunday's (term-time only), 10.15am, Free

Free rugby sessions for school age children under the age of 18 with additional needs at Plymstock Albion Oaks RFC, Horsham Playing Fields, Plymstock, PL9 0DF.

For more details contact Mel Boalch on 07855 475944 or email melanie.boalch@sky.com

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Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery
"Museum on Tour"

Find out what's onPlymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is now closed for the development of the new History Centre due to open in 2020. Until Spring 2020, exhibitions, events and activities will be delivered in a range of offsite locations via a "Museum on Tour" programme. This will include:

  • Exhibitions and displays
  • Collections on tour
  • Talks and tours
  • Family events
  • Special events

Find out what's on by visiting Plymouth Arts and Heritage website.

Website: What's On


Plymouth Marjon Football Club FlyerPlymouth Marjon Football Club for Special Needs & Disabilities
Thursday's 6pm-7pm

Football skills and coaching for children aged 6-12 years with Special Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The club is for children with learning, sensory and physical disabilities and all playing abilities. Beginners, improvers and more advanced football players are all welcome.

For more details and the Player Registration form, see the attached flyer.

Football Club Flyer


Plymouth Music Zone Sensory Sounds
Tuesday's 4pm-5pm, £3 per session

Plymouth Music Zone Sensory SoundsMusic making activities for children aged 4-16 years with PMLD, ASD/SEN, term times only.

To be eligible to access, your child should have a diagnosis of a disability and attend a special school or Support Centre or attend a mainstream school and have a severe or moderate learning disability with ASD or a complex physical disability.

For more information and to book, please call Glyn on 01752 213690 or email info@plymouthmusiczone.org.uk

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Plymouth Music Zone
Music & Singing Groups for Carers, times various

Music and Singing Groups for CarersPlymouth Music Zone offer various music and singing sessions for carers, or alternatively some for carers and those they care for to enjoy together.

  • Sharing & Caring Group - Tuesday's, 10.30am-11.30am
    Music making and singing for carers of older or disabled people.
  • Striking Chords Group - Tuesday's, 2.30pm-3.30pm
    Creative music making and singing sessions for carers together with those they car for.
  • Carefree Choir - Wednesday's, 1.30pm-2.30pm
    Singing for carers to enjoy without those they care for.

For further details, please contact Plymouth Music Zone on 01752 213690 or email info@plymouthmusiczone.org.uk

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Support Your Way NewsletterSupport Your Way Newsletter

See the Support Your Way newsletter to see events that are happening in the Plymouth area during the month.

If you would like anymore details about these events or to receive this newsletter via email, please contact Richard Price on 07964 369492 or email richardprice@supportyourway.co.uk

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Wheelfever Projects Creative Dance Workshops

WheelFever Inclusive Dance WorkshopsCreative dance for disabled and non-disabled children and young people in the Performance Studio at Plymouth Life Centre.

  • Every Saturday: 1pm-2pm - A creative playful dance session that encourage confidence in movement and creativity; suitable for disabled and non-disabled children and young people (5-18 years). The session is also suitable for young people up to 25 years with more complex needs and those who find it difficult to concentrate.
  • Every Saturday: 2pm-4pm - Developing dance and choreographic skills through inclusive methods of teaching and practice. Suitable for disabled and non-disabled children and young people (12-25 years).

For more information and to book please call Paula on 07815 285208 or email: wheelfeverprojects@live.co.uk

Wheelfever Dance WorkshopsSummer Holiday Dance Club


Whizz Kidz Ambassador ClubWhizz Kidz Ambassador Club
First Sunday of month, 11.30am-5pm

Whizz Kidz is a free youth group for wheelchair users aged 8-25 years and meets at Plymouth Life Centre on the first Sunday of each month.

For more information please contact Sally on 07867 124901 or via
email: s.ellis@whizz-kidz.org.uk

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