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Children in Need 2017

On Friday 17th November 2017 the team raised funds for BBC Children in Need. There was an eclectic mix of fancy dress from Oompa Loompas to a frog and some ravers who were reliving the 80s.  It's a Lea Green tradition to have a charity bakeoff and the team lovingly produced some great quality cakes including some Pudsey faces and a Queen of Heart's themed cake from apprentice Kelsey who dressed as Alice in Wonderland.    Through donations for wearing fancy dress and raffle Read the rest of this article

Crowds joined us for Family Funfest 2017

The team at Lea Green Centre successfully organised sunshine for ‘Family Funfest’ on Sunday 16th July, an event which saw over 300 visitors through the gates to take part in a variety of outdoor activities. Visitors who had made a saving by pre-booking arrived bright and early for the opening at 10am and wristbands were used for an authentic festival feel. Visitors travelled from as far as Sheffield and Burton on Trent including some groups arriving by minibus like Peak School. Popular activities Read the rest of this article

YesFest! Accessible music festival

On Sunday 14th May Lea Green Centre hosted YesFest! an accessible and inclusive outdoor music festival. The festival was run in partnership with Donut Creative Arts Studio (DCAS), Fairplay and The Big Music Project and provided a full day of entertainment for groups and families. There was live music from established acts; Cortez Bank, Sophie Winterbottom, Mercenary UK and Stand Amongst Giants on the main stage as well as a range of fun outdoor activities including wheelchair abseil and zip Read the rest of this article

Advice evening for the new Children and Families Act

Join us on Tuesday 9th June from 4.30pm to 6.30pm for an open evening to find out about the new Children and Families Act and how it may affect families whose children have special education needs and disabilities (SEND.) On the night, families will have the chance to talk to Derbyshire County Council’s special educational needs and disabilities reforms team as well as workers from health, education and social care, Derbyshire Information Advice and Support Service for SEND and Derbyshire’s Read the rest of this article