Colchester Gateway Clubs was established on the 1st June 1997. The club is affiliated to MENCAP and became a registered charity on the 1st June 1997.
Thursday Gateway Club was established as a project for the Brooklands Youth Club around 1974. It continued under the Essex County Council umbrella until 1997, when, a team of volunteer trustees was created to manage the organisation as an autonomous body.
Gateway @ The Grapes
Gateway @ The Grapes, Mersea Road, Colchester. 6.30pm until 8.45pm. Initial entrance fee £2.50 Per Person (Carers Free). For further details speak to Mandy 07999 278472.
Events Coming Soon
Friday, 22 March - ATIK Spring party 6.30 - 9 p.m.
Saturday, 4 May - 1940's Tea Dance at the Wilson Marriage Centre. 2 - 4 p.m. £10 per person
Saturday, 1 June - Essex Mencap Ball at Prested Hall, Feering. £35 per person
Saturday, 22 June - Gateway Prom at the Wilson Marriage Centre. 6.30 - 9 p.m. £10 per person
Saturday, 29 June - Gateway Dance and Buffet at the Venture Centre, Lawford. 7 p.m. - midnight. £15 per person
Friday, 16 August - ATIK Summer party 6.30 - 9 p.m.
Friday, 25 October - ATIK Halloween party 6.30 - 9 p.m.
Saturday, 2 November - Gateway Disco and meal at St Giles hall, Colchester. 7 p.m. - midnight. £20 per person
Friday, 13 December - ATIK Christmas party 6.30 - 9 p.m.
The trustees form the managing committee, whose members are elected and appointed on an annual basis, with the officers being elected from the membership of the managing committee.
The officers are elected at the annual general meeting of the Charity.
Staff & Volunteers…
The staff team is made up of an administrator, two club leaders, five permanent staff, twelve pool staff, a minibus driver and an army of trained volunteers.
Photos on Facebook…
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