Category Archives: Events

Spectrum Festival wins accessibility award

We're delighted that our friends from PeaksGo have received an award for the 'Best New Accessible Event' at the Accessible Derbyshire awards for Spectrum Autism Friendly Festival, held at Lea Green Centre in September. Here's a photo of Chris and David (PeaksGo) accepting the award! In 2016 Lea Green Centre hosted Super Sunday in partnership with Network Rail which won 'Accessible Event of the Year' at these same awards.  Find out more about the Spectrum events taking place in 2019, Read the rest of this article

Spectrum Festival

Autism friendly festival Sunday 23rd September 2018  We're pleased to announce that Lea Green Centre are hosting Spectrum Festival which is being organised by peaksGO in aid of Autism East Midlands who are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2018.  peaksGO are based in Cromford and arrange corporate treasure hunts and outdoor events. The festival will provide a fun and safe environment for people to enjoy a range of activities as well as helping to raise awareness for Autism and Read the rest of this article

Adventure Days

Adventure Days return to Lea Green Centre in Derbyshire to provide outdoor activities throughout selected school holidays. Darran, Assistant head of service and manager of our sister centre White Hall in Buxton, fills us in on the benefits of outdoor play and adventurous activities... So you thought they were off on the adventure days to have fun, well the good news is they are but let me tell you what else the adventure day will do for your child. Time spent in the outdoors on adventure activities Read the rest of this article

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