Croydon Mencap represents the interests of people with learning disabilities, their families and carers within the London Borough of Croydon.

We are a charitable voluntary organisation and registered charity with our own Board of voluntary Trustees/Directors. Croydon Mencap’s purpose is to provide advice, information and support through a range of projects and services. Croydon Mencap is affiliated to Royal Mencap but is not financially supported or governed by its National body.





SAVVY Theatre presents Treasure Island.


Come and join us on the high seas as we sail off on a classic adventure…

Young Jim Hawkins dreams of escaping his quiet country life; gazing out, day after day at the sea and imagining what lies beyond the horizon.

It’s not until a mysterious stranger arrives, pursued by a band of blood-thirsty pirates, all hunting for a map and a legendary treasure, that Jim is thrust into his long sought-after, sea-fairing adventure!

This brand-new interpretation, developed especially for SAVVY Theatre’s diverse cast, incorporates puppeteering and object theatre with swordfights and storytelling; an ambitious production, bringing this famous tale to life in true ‘SAVVY-Style’.

SAVVY is an inclusive theatre company, creating unique and accessible productions for both cast and audience.

Every year we bring our entire company together for our annual Christmas show, and this year it will be even more special as we look forward to welcoming you to our brand-new home at Fairfield Halls.

All performances of Treasure Island will be BSL interpreted.

7 pm, Friday 6th December 2019
2 pm & 7 pm, Saturday 7th December 2019

The SAVVY Studio
Fairfield Halls
Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG

Tickets: £12.50

Please Note:

An additional £3 transaction fee will be charged if you book online. If you book in person at the Fairfield Halls box office, no transaction fee will be charged.

Tickets are strictly limited. Early booking advised.

The show lasts for approximately 90 minutes.

There is no interval.

To book online please click on the link –


All of our shows are suitable for a family audience.

The venue is fully accessible. Please inform us if you require a wheelchair space.

We recommend you arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the performance.

Tickets must be booked in advance.

We don’t do concession rates, however if you need to bring support with you to one of our shows, please contact us so we can arrange an additional ticket.

We don’t charge for babies or children under 2 years of age but do ask that if babies and small children are becoming restless that you discreetly take them out of the performance.

Parents/carers are responsible for any children and vulnerable adults throughout the show and ALL children must be accompanied by an adult.

Taking photographs and filming throughout the experience is allowed BUT PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THE PERFORMERS AND OTHER AUDIENCE WHILE DOING SO. If you DO NOT want your images to appear on SAVVY Theatre’s various social media sites, then please alert a member of SAVVY Theatre’s Front of House team on arrival.

We have a great Front-of-House team who are on hand to assist and we are always happy to help, so do get in touch if you have any questions.

Cancellations & Refunds

In the unlikely event that we will need to cancel a show, we will endeavour to give you as much notice as possible. It will then be your choice whether you would like to move to another date or receive a full refund. Should YOU need to cancel a booking, refunds will only be given up to one week before the show.


Christmas Carol Service.

Croydon Mencap Christmas Carol Service

Thursday 12th December 1.15 pm

St Michael and All Angels with St James
7 Poplar Walk Croydon CR0 1UA

Please join us for tea, coffee and mince pies after the service


Activities and Clubs Centre Manager.

Job Title: Activities and Clubs Centre Manager

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £ 28,489.50 plus pension contribution

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Clubs @ Leslie Park, 60-61 Leslie Park Road, Croydon CR0 6TP


We are adults with a learning disability who enjoy doing fun things and being more independent. Every day we go out to a different club or local activity with Croydon Mencap’s Clubs @ Leslie Park Centre and the Croydon Mencap staff give us great support.
We are looking for a brilliant new manager to lead the staff team and organise our activities and clubs. We want you to support and enable us using your experience and skills and, most of all, your passion.
When we go to cooking club we are chefs, and when we go to football club we are footballers! Do you have any ideas of other things we could be?
We need someone to coordinate our clubs, keep us safe, and talk to our social workers, families, and carers about how we are doing and all the projects we are taking part in.
Please see full job description and person specification for more information.

For an application pack or to find out more about Clubs @ Leslie Park, please email or call 020 8684 5890.
Deadline for applications 11pm Thursday 3rd October.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 10th October.


Download the application pack:    Centre Manager Application Pack


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Dementia Friendly Screenings.






The David Lean Cinema, in partnership with the Croydon Dementia Action Alliance, are organising a series of popular music films throughout 2019.


These Dementia Friendly screenings aim to make cinema more accessible by providing a fun and inclusive experience to enable people living with dementia, their families and carers to attend the cinema in a safe and welcoming environment.


The lights are left on low, there are no adverts or trailers and the audience is allowed to move around or even sing along to any musical numbers if they’d like to.


Admission is free for people with dementia and their carers. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available before the screening.


The dates and titles of the films are listed on the flyer. All but the last film’s performances will start at 11am, with refreshments available from 10.15am. The December pre-Christmas performance will start at 2.30pm, with refreshments available at 1.45pm.

For more information and to book please visit


Croydon Mencap is very proud to be part of the Croydon Dementia Action Alliance (CDAA)
which is an active partnership working to raise awareness about dementia and helping to
make Croydon a dementia friendly borough that is inclusive for people living with the condition.






















Volunteering with Croydon Mencap

We have some exciting and rewarding roles available at our Leslie Park Activity Centre, a 10-minute walk from East Croydon Station, and our Monday Night Social Club in New Addington:

Please click here to download the application pack and return it to


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