Our Imaginations

The tenants and residents blog ... in their own words
Friendly Shark Sightings in Colchester…

Friendly Shark Sightings in Colchester…

Team Acorn Splash Out at the Fire Swim There was excitement all round as Team Acorn headed for their annual event at the Colchester Fire Swim. With music and dancing on the drive to Colchester Leisure World from 'The Ketchup Song' to 'Reach' by S Club 7 the mood was...

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Rhyme V Crime – An Anthology of Poetry

Rhyme V Crime – An Anthology of Poetry

Acorn Village was delighted to be involved with a fantastic new project within Harwich   Thanks to the support of the Deputy Lord Lieutenant Nigel Spencer MBE, Acorn Village was involved from day one on this moving project focusing on crime prevention through...

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A Fun Barge Trip

A Fun Barge Trip

Lucky Acorn residents and tenants were treated to a fabulous day out on a barge thanks to the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians Suffolk . One member of the support staff told us it was the best day out they had ever had with the residents and tenants and...

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My Trip to the Queen’s Garden Party

My Trip to the Queen’s Garden Party

My Trip to the Queen's Garden Party at Buckingham Palace   Our CEO Michelle and Tenant Louise went to the Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace.This huge honour was kindly given to them by the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Jennifer Tolhurst. Michelle has been at...

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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 possibility. We...

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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 to...

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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. I've been told...

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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 Ballet for...

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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 Manningtree Station...

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