New date for quiz

NEW date fixed - the Carlisle Mencap fundraising quiz at the Cumbrian Cheesecake Company cafe will now take place on FRIDAY, JUNE 14 at 7.30pm.

And the quiz, being held at the licensed cafe in Infirmary Road, Carlisle, will kick off a bumper weekend of events. The quiz costs £2 per person and your team will need to book a table in advance by calling in at the cafe or by phoning 01228 558992. There will be raffle prizes and all proceeds go to Carlisle Mencap.

It starts a busy time for Carlisle Mencap as we mark the climax of our 50th anniversary celebrations as well as being fully involved with Learning Disability Week. Coming up.....

SATURDAY JUNE 15: 6.30pm to 11.30pm:
ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? The Brickyard, Fisher Street, Carlisle CA3 8RN 

Europe’s top Jimi Hendrix tribute band in  fundraising gig for Carlisle Mencap! Plus support from J Lewis. Tickets £10 (£1 booking fee) in advance from

SUNDAY JUNE 16: 11am to 5pm:
SPONSORED BUNGEE JUMPS/SUMMER FUN DAY:   Creighton RFC, Sycamore Lane, Carlisle CA1 3SR 

People of all ages raising money for Carlisle Mencap by jumping from 145ft crane! Plus lots of other attractions like  children’s
entertainment, stall and refreshments. £5/£2.50 admission.

SUNDAY JUNE 23: 11am to 3pm:
LDW SPORTS DAY:  Harraby Cycle Circuit/Sports
Campus, Edgehill Road, Carlisle CA1 3PP 

‘Mile For Mencap’ on bikes or on foot around the cycle track plus sporting activities and gym demonstrations to mark
climax of Learning Disability Week.   

As always, for further details on these events and more, keep an eye oin our website, Facebook page and Twitter account and you can also contact events & fundraising officer PHIL TAYLOR on 01228 674393 or email him at



Upcoming Events

Doves Cafe this week

Date: 21st May Location: Doves Cafe, Chapel Street, Carlisle

DOVES Cafe will be closing an hour earlier today - Tuesday May 21 - at 2pm rather than 3pm with last food orders at 1.15pm.

Annual General Meeting May 23

Date: 23rd May Location: Old Town Hall, Carlisle

IMPORTANT - The annual general meeting of Carlisle Mencap takes place on Thursday, May 23, at 7pm at the Old Town Hall Assembly Rooms in Carlisle city centre.

May Half-Term fun!

Date: 28th May Location: Across Cumbria

CARLISLE Mencap has got some great trips and activities lined up for youngsters this May Half-term - so make sure you book now!

Get in touch

For further information please contact us:

Phone: 01228 674393
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