News & events

Fare Shares Cafe celebrates it’s 10th birthday

17 September 2019

The Fare Shares Cafe on Trumpington Street, Cambridge is a community cafe run by volunteers, including people with a learning disability. This year the cafe celebrates its 10th anniversary having opened in 2010.

Classical concert in aid of Cambridgeshire Mencap

17 September 2019

The Sampson Orchestra (formerly The Cambridge Orchestra) are performing at West Road Concert Hall on Friday 8th October at 7.30pm.

Simon’s big bike ride

2 August 2019

Simon Standing did the London to Cambridge bike ride on the 26 July and raised an amazing £500!

Liz and Helen make a splash!

2 August 2019

Liz Day and Helen Thurley recently took part in the Great East swim to raise money for Cambridgeshire Mencap.

Liz and Helen’s big swim

11 June 2019

Liz Day and Helen Thurley are taking part in the Great East swim where they will be swimming a mile across Alton water reservoir on the 19 June to raise money for Cambridgeshire Mencap.

Cambridgeshire Mencap 2011 calendar competition

11 May 2019

We need you to paint, draw or make a picture and enter it into our 2011 calendar competition. 13 pictures will be used – one for each month and one for the front cover. Get creative and send us your pictures by Monday 7 June.

Charity car wash

28 April 2019

Staff at Cambridgeshire Mencap held a car wash fundraiser on Saturday 24 April and raised over £100

Darren’s marathon effort

28 April 2019

Darren Cantell ran in the London Marathon and raised over £800 for Cambridgeshire Mencap