News & Events

  • West Berkshire Mencap Charity Race Day 2023
    Celebrating 22 years of our fantastic race day! West Berkshire Mencap Charity Race day onFriday 3rd March 2023 Held in the private Racegoers restaurant with excellent access to the course.Fabulous ‘money can’t buy’ auction prizesTwo premium races available for corporate sponsorship – give out race winner prizes personally in the Royal Box plus excellent promotion …

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  • Newbury Stitch Fair
    Newbury Stitch FairFri 17th & Sat 18th Feb10am – 5pmat the Kennet Centre The Newbury Stitch Fair is the perfect venue for anyone – from novice to advanced dressmakers, patchworkers and embroiderers – to browse fabric and notions from suppliers that many of you will know from the national exhibition circuit. Barnyarns, Geoff Rosenberg (Stitch …

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  • Christmas Concert
    West Berkshire MencapChristmas Concert Wednesday 14 December7-8pmSt Nicolas Church, Newbury Tickets are £5, including refreshments, available from https://WBMconcert.eventbrite.com Enjoy a selection of old and new festive favourites from the Sing for Fun Performance Choir All proceeds go to West Berkshire MencapCharity: 1076658
  • Cycle ride to support West Berkshire Mencap
    On Thursday 20th October ‘Chas and Dave’ will be cycling 45 miles off road on the Ridgeway, the oldest road in England. Please support them in this charity ride for West Berkshire Mencap. You can donate using the link below Thank you, your support is much appreciated.
  • Call for evidence on the lives of people with Down’s syndrome – reminder
    In July the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) launched a call for evidence to ensure better access to health, education, social care and housing for people with Down’s syndrome.
  • Dew Pond Dinner
    West Berkshire Mencap presents The Dew Pond Dinner£55 per person10 November 2022 @ 6.30pm Aperitifs, delicious 4 course meal, ½ bottle of wine per person, coffee & macaroons To book please contact West Berkshire Mencap on01635 41464, info@wbmencap.org or direct message The Dew Pond RestaurantKingsclere RoadOld BurghclereNr. NewburyBerkshire, RG20 9LH
  • Dance Club
    After our very successful taster sessions, the Dance Club is now starting. A Dance Club for children with additional needs – all abilities welcome – ages 5-18 Fortnightly on a Thursday 6-7pm during term time The dates are: 6 October20 October3 November17 November01 December15 December £8 per session (You will be invoiced termly in advance) …

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  • Stay & Play 22 October
    22nd October 2022, 10-4pm. £8 per family. Join us for as long as you wish, bring your lunch and enjoy our fabulous facilities (Coffee, Tea and juices will be available for a small donation).
  • First Choice Mortgage Company – Coffee Morning
    First Choice Mortgage Company in Newbury are holding a coffee morning on Wednesday 24th August between 10 – 1pm to raise funds for West Berkshire Mencap. Come and join them – everyone is welcome Queen Anne House, 35 Oxford Street, Newbury RG14 1JG