Supporting people with learning disabilities

Club Grapevine

Grapevine Essex is delighted to offer members a weekly social club at Columbus College in Chelmsford.  Over 45 adults with learning disabilities attend regularly each week.

The facilities available to us at Columbus College are state of the art and include an outdoor gym, music room, swimming pool, dance studio, teaching kitchen, tennis courts, football pitch, relaxed outdoor seating areas and a trendy cafeteria.

The Club runs on Tuesday evenings during term time from 6:30-8:30pm.  Members are adults with learning disabilities from the age of 18, there is no upper age limit.  Organised activities take place every week and include discos, karaoke, dance, drama, art, craft, cookery and music workshops, along with film nights, bowling evenings, keep fit and outdoor gym.

Members are supported by a team of staff and volunteers and there are always first aiders present.





6:30 PM TO 8.30 PM

School Term time only

The weekly subscription to Club Grapevine is £5.00 and includes refreshments; special activities may be slightly more. Payment can be made weekly or per term by arrangement.

The Summer term programme is now available to download. Activities include bowling and Brazilian Dancing as well the usual favourites: Art and Craft Workshops,  Discos, Karaoke, Quizzes and Bingo.

Summer Term Programme (Apr - Jul 2019)

All enquiries should be made to Club Grapevine Manager:

Vanessa Hellier - Tel 07976 578868

Enjoy the company!

Enjoy the company, playing bingo, bowling and disco


The club is held locally - convenient to get to. The weekly activities are rotated. The trips off site in the summer holidays are varied and amazing.

Good activities!

Activities are all good and well chosen