Wednesday, 06 December 2023 by EastKentMencap
The Icons of Ramsgate project was developed by Ramsgate artist, Carson Parkin-Fairley and its aim was to shine a light on the residents of Ramsgate. Carson delivered a series of workshops with the East Kent Mencap GOLD group, Pie Factory Music, and a local women’s social group, The Screaming Mary Club. Icon artworks were created
Our GOLD (Getting On with Learning Difficulties) project was delighted to receive a donation of £600 from the ASDA Foundation for their Thursday Café Club. Tracey from the Broadstairs ASDA Store popped over to present the cheque to an enthusiastic group at the club in Ramsgate. The group are all adults with a learning difficulty
Thursday, 29 June 2023 by EastKentMencap
During Learning Disability Week we spoke with the GOLD (Getting On with Learning Difficulties) group about their collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University to assist nursing students with their training and hear what they think about it. Fiona Wonford, GOLD Project Manager, Daniel Marsden, Senior Lecturer and Professional Lead in Learning Disabilities at Canterbury Christ Church University,
The GOLD Project have been working with comedian Trevor Neal - of “Trevor and Simon” fame, you might remember them from Going Live in the 1980s! Trevor has been doing online improvisation and comedy workshops to support a GOLD podcast/radio show.
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 by EastKentMencap
While we are still unable to all meet in person, GOLD is pleased to share with you their 3rd DPG video. Guidance and rules around COVID-19 safety are changing all the time, but it's still good practice to follow the advice in the video to keep ourselves as safe as possible. You can watch GOLD's YouTube video here.
Thursday, 13 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
East Kent Mencap's Getting On with Learning Difficulties (GOLD) Project thanked Leon Williams for his generous contribution, after he ran the equivalent of 2 marathons to raise money.