The Theatre, Elvis & Gary the Goat!

The Theatre, Elvis & Gary the Goat!

It’s been a busy time at Acorn Village recently, alongside all the other exciting activities we’ve also been to the theatre to see ‘Private Lives’ thanks to the generosity of the Red Rose Chain Theatre in Ipswich. We went and met Elvis and...
Latest Additional Workshops April to May

Latest Additional Workshops April to May

Alongside the Creative Craft Centre’s day to day activities for April and May they are also offering the following sessions…. Thursday 25th April (Internal Event) – Banner Making – Drop in Textile Workshop 9.30am to 12.30pm ** Outside if the...
Volunteer’s Award Evening

Volunteer’s Award Evening

We had our Volunteer’s Award Evening where we celebrated our incredible volunteers who give up their time to help adults with learning disabilities. The Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Nigel Spencer MBE kindly came to present all the awards to the dedicated...
Lions & Tigers & Bears… Oh My!

Lions & Tigers & Bears… Oh My!

We went on a group trip to Colchester Zoo arranged by the Creative Craft Centre. J was scared of the ducks but liked the snakes and the vultures. His favourite animal was the snakes especially the python. H wanted to feed the tigers but that wasn’t a...
Acorn Spring Sale Success & the WitchFinder Trail

Acorn Spring Sale Success & the WitchFinder Trail

Thank you to everyone who came, volunteered and bought items at the Spring Sale last weekend. You made nearly £2000 to help adults with learning disabilities.   The next event to help support adults with learning disabilities is the Witchfinder Trail on the 14th...
Lights, Camera, Action…

Lights, Camera, Action…

Residents and Tenants had a wonderful drama session with supporter and actor Jeremy Sheffield (as seen in Holby City, Hollyoaks as well as some Hollywood Films and more). He came and ran a workshop for the day re-creating parts of the Queen music video ‘I want...
My Office Job

My Office Job

I love working with Elaine (in the office). She’s my friend. I photocopy, have a drink of coffee. I do the shredding, I did that this morning. I take things down for posting. I sometimes put things in envelopes. I answer the phone, it’s very important....
Acorn Village Staff Long Service Award

Acorn Village Staff Long Service Award

Congratulations Team Acorn! On Wednesday 12th December Acorn Village held its first Long Service Staff Awards celebration.   The Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Nigel Spencer MBE, handed out Certificates to those who have been caring at Acorn Village for...

The Christmas Market – Wow thank you Everybody!!!

If you came to the Christmas Market and The Magical Grotto on Saturday you will know that it was quite an event, and we were very, very lucky with glorious sunshine for the whole day. We would like to say a huge thank you to our nearly 100 volunteers, they pulled out...

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