Outings, events and activities 2019

Brixham 22nd June

This week older group headed to Brixham. We had some fun in the sea before tucking into some yummy fish and chips!

Orange Elephant 15th June

This week was younger group’s turn to take a trip to the Orange Elephant. We had a lovely time playing in the summer meadow in the sunshine before tucking into some of Mrs T’s finest ice cream and sorbet!

Funky Llama festival – 8th June

We had a fantastic day at the Funky Llama Festival, which made its return this week after having a year off. Funky Llama is always a firm favourite of ours and provides a fun day packed with a great atmosphere and lots of creative entertainment! We also said goodbye to Alex and another of our young people and we wish them both lots of luck in the future!

Cycling and Goodrington 1st June

We had a brilliant day at the velopark for the Breaking The Barrier cycling event hosted by Lifeworks. It was great to try out some fantastic, inclusive bikes and lots of fun was had by all! After cycling, we headed over to Goodrington for ice cream on the beach and we were lucky enough to catch some of the red arrows display overhead!

Kaspa’s – 25th May

This week we said goodbye to Gabriella as she turns 19. We spent her last day in Exeter, where we had a picnic on the cathedral green and then headed over to Kaspa’s to check out their delicious desserts. We wish Ella lots of luck in her future and older group will all miss her.

Sidmouth Sea Festival – 18th May

Younger group had a great day at the Sidmouth Sea Festival. They loved the sea shanties and being able to drive the lifeboat the most! They even had a storytelling boat which was loads of fun. We finished off with an ice cream on the beach. What could be better!?

Yarak – 11th May

Older group had a great trip to Yarak, where we have the chance to get up close to their fantastic birds of prey. This visit we spent some time holding, flying and feeding the owls.

iBounce and Stover – 4th May

Younger group had a fantastic, active day. We started the day with some fun at iBounce, which is always a firm favourite! We then headed over to Stover for a picnic in the woods, followed by a stroll around the lake in the sunshine.

Orange Elephant – 27th April

Older group had a very blustery day on the farm, meeting all of the new animals for the 2019 season. They also loved the new elephant slide!

Easter Fun – 6th April

Today younger group have had a lovely sunny day on an Easter Egg hunt in the gardens at Coleton Fishacre. Such a beautiful place for some springtime fun.

Mother’s Day – 30th March

Older group spent the day making goodies for our Mums and Carers. Lots of chocolate and flowers were on the agenda!

Kennford 23rd March

Younger group spit into two today. Half of the group went to the Odeon in Exeter to learn how to train dragons – massive thanks to Kidsout for the free tickets. The others went to Haldon Forest to get wet and wild in the woods.

Pennywell Farm 16th March

Older group went to Pennywell for a farmyard adventure. They has a brilliant day exploring the signs of Spring.

Plymouth Aquarium 16th February

Older group went to the aquarium which was a great session for everyone – loads of lovely sensory experiences and happy faces! This was also Marina’s last session with us a she is now 19. Good luck in your new adventures, Marina!

Sciencedipity 9th February 2019

Younger group had a special visit from Sciencedipity. They had a brilliant time exploding volcanoes and making slime.

Paignton Zoo 2nd February

Older group spent a gorgeous spring day at the zoo – lovely to be out in the fresh air and making the most of the play areas.

Haldon Forest 19th January

Here’s older group on the trail of Zog the Dragon. They loved donning the masks and searching the forest for dragons! It was a chilly winter walk but lots of fun.

Play Cafe 12th January

The Play Cafe was hard work for these little ladies, so a hard-earned Slush Puppy was needed! Play Cafe is our favourite soft play for the winter months. They have loads of space and great snacks!

Crealy 8th December

Older group had a Christmas filled day at Crealy. They took part in decoration making and watched the fabulous side show. They even visited Santa’s workshop and were given a present each.

Christmas Bake off 22nd December 2018

This was older group’s chance to bake up some Christmas magic. We also played some old-school party games which were brilliant fun. Merry Christmas!

The Christmas Express 15th December

This was younger group’s opportunity to meet Santa with a fab trip on the Christmas Express. It was a brilliant way to celebrate.

Shrek 24th November

Older group enjoyed their trip to see Shrek at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth. They had a brilliant time and loved the special effects and songs. This trip was supported by Daytrippers – thank you for your help, Daytrippers.

Madagascar 17th November

Here’s younger group digging into their interval snacks at the theatre. They had a brilliant time and we were singing “I like to move it, move it….” all the way home!