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Mersea Island Festival – allowing Cedar House patients to shine

The Cedar House team have been taking patients to the Festival for the past five years and are huge advocates of all that it does for our patients…

PHAB KIT magazine Autumn 2018

The circus came to town (almost) for the 38th Mersea Island Festival…more

Colchester Gazette article August 2018

How terrifying does being strapped to a bar, pulled back and let go to swing sound?…more

Access All Areas magazine Summer 2018

Entering it’s 38th year, the Mersea Island Festival brings together… more

PHAB KIT magazine Autumn 2017

The 37th Mersea Island Festival took place on the coast of Essex…more

Mersea Island Courier article September 2016

I recently had the opportunity and pleasure of visiting the Mersea Island Festival…more

Colchester Gazette article August 2016

Fun island! Summer activities on Mersea. A festival of fun was enjoyed by people of all abilities…more

ELITE Magazine article Spring 2016

A festival of fun and opportunity for everyone – with and without a disability…more

Colchester Gazette article August 2015

Camp a big success. Young people with disabilities had the chance to try out climbing, archery and a variety of other activities…more

Estuary Life July 2015

ECL, the Care & Wellbeing Company… are delighted to be supporting this year’s Mersea Island Festival…more

PHAB Kit magazine Spring 2014

Preparations are under way for this year’s Mersea Island Festival…more

PHAB KIT magazine Spring 2012

‘Everyone was encouraged to dress accordingly on the last night of camp for party night, so knights, maidens, peasants and jesters aplenty!…more

PHAB KIT magazine Autumn 2009

It was the first time the majority had camped, but the weather as kind to us for the weekend…more

Out & About magazine Oct/Nov 2008

There’s been a summer camp on Mersea Island for 27 years. I’ve been to a few of them and they are brilliant…more

PHAB KIT magazine Autumn 2006

Well as usual Sue and Doug did themselves proud, the activities were well organised with something for everyone be it Wallclimbing, Zip-wiring, Water-skiing, Quad-biking for the more adventurous or sign-language, Tai-Chi, Art and crafts for the not so adventurous…more