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Gateway Club (Shrewsbury)

Description:

The Shrewsbury Gateway Club is supported by the local branch of MENCAP and is a voluntary organisation promoting leisure, recreation and opportunities for adults with a learning disability (from 19 years to 70+).

This busy club meets at the Social Services / MENCAP building in Albert Road, Shrewsbury on a fortnightly basis on a Monday evening and the Mencap disco meets on the alternate Monday evening.

Both clubs run from September to the end of July.

Activities range from:

  • music (classical to country)
  • sport
  • art
  • craft
  • outdoor visits
  • music
  • visiting speakers also feature on the programme.

The Wednesday Club for Teenagers is a specialist, self-funded voluntary club for young people aged 12-19 with a disability.  They meet fortnightly in the MENCAP / Social Services building in Albert Road, Shrewsbury during term time only. Trips are arranged for during the half term holidays.  

In addition to the established clubs, Shrewsbury MENCAP also promote a monthly sports programme.  The sessions are held on the third Wednesday in the month at Sundorne School, Corndon Crescent, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4LL.

A nominal charge is made for all activities.  The buildings are fully accessible. Some assistance is possible with transport.  Potential members must contact the organiser to discuss availability and waiting list for the Gateway Club.

For more information, please follow the link to their website.

Venue Details

Address:
Mencap Support Services
Albert Road
Sentinel Gardens
Shrewsbury
Postcode:
SY1 4HY
View SY1 4HY on a map | Get directions to SY1 4HY
Email:
info@shrewsburymencap.org.uk

Contact Details

Name:
Stefan Edwards (Gateway Leader)
Telephone:
07850 749951
01743 358698
Email:
info@shrewsburymencap.org.uk
Website
www.shrewsburymencap.org.uk/.../shrewsbury-gateway-club

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Page last reviewed:
01/10/2018
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