Our Halloween Party

I think it was wicked the Halloween Party. I dressed up like a ghost and put make up on, that was brilliant. I was talking to everybody, they were dressed up too like ghosts, skeleton and zombies – I don’t like zombies. Kelvin was the DJ, he played Spandau...

Charity Christmas Quiz

Everyone is welcome to join in a charity quiz run by a wonderful supporter of Acorn Village to raise funds for adults with learning disabilities. It will be held in the Oakroom at Acorn Village on Friday the 23rd November. Tickets £5 includes one raffle ticket...

Acorn Coffee Shop Christmas Menu

Have you booked your Christmas Dinner yet?   Tables are already getting booked up so if you would like to come and support adults with learning disabilities whilst enjoying a delicious meal then please book ASAP to avoid disappointment. Book by calling 01206...

Christmas Market & The Magical Grotto 17th November 10am to 4pm

Save the Date!! Saturday the 17th November 10am to 4pm we will be holding our annual Christmas Market & The Magical Grotto to raise funds for adults with learning disabilities. A huge thank you for all of your support so far this year. Can you believe how quickly...
My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

One of the Acorn Artists went to the Awards Night in Glasgow representing all of the Acorn Artists who created the ‘Mural for Manningtree’. She kept a log of her trip and wanted to share her experience…   4th October 2018 6.30 am Headed for...

Acorn Village Christmas Cards

This year our cards have been individually chosen by residents, tenants, volunteers and staff, we think they have done a fabulous job and we hope you enjoy them too. Whether it’s ‘Pudding Up the Tree’ chosen by resident John or ‘Santa Squirrel’ chosen by tenant...

The Colchester Fire Swim

We went to the Fire Swim on Saturday. There was lots of us there, I can’t remember how many exactly. I raised £70 in sponsorship. We chose songs, 500 miles, Spandau Ballet. We had fantastic supporters cheering us on and they had some fantastic dance moves. Thank...
Acorn Village Fishing Trip with The Masonic Fishing Charity

Acorn Village Fishing Trip with The Masonic Fishing Charity

I like going fishing. I liked meeting the fisherman, Charlie was nice. The birds were really lovely, it was good when they flew over the lake. The journey was long down there but I saw diggers on a building site and dumpertrucks aswell. We had a barbeque, I had...

Our Sailing Trip to Woolverstone

Some of the residents and tenants went on a sailing trip from Woolverstone Marina.  They had a great time and wanted to share their thoughts and photos with you.     It’s interesting, there’s no (wind) shield. It was nice out there. I...

Our Trip to Colchester Zoo

  We saw animals at the zoo.      Meerkats are my favourite. They were running around and playing. We saw leopards and giraffes. It was raining. We went on the Madagascar Express to look round. We had sandwiches and chips afterwards. We saw monkeys and lions and...

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