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Taking the wheel at Thorpe Woodlands Activity Centre

By |2019-07-29T14:13:50+01:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , |

VICTA’s first activity in 2019 for 18 to 29’s kicked off in adventurous and energetic style! We headed to Thorpe Woodlands, Thetford for a weekend of outdoor pursuits and a 4×4 driving experience we would not forget. All activities challenged and stretched everyone and encouraged us to achieve things beyond our comfort zone! We started the [...]

A Splashtastic Family Day!

By |2019-07-29T14:27:30+01:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

The first wet and wild VICTA Water Sports Family Day saw us take a dip and the occasional splash into Caldecotte Lake in Milton Keynes. The weather was on our side, with blue skies and bright sunshine keeping spirits and smiles high. Twenty families attended (70 people in total!) many of whom were new to VICTA. [...]

John Muir Discover Award at Cardigan Bay

By |2019-07-29T14:05:50+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At VICTA we are focused on providing activities with a real purpose and with this in mind we have been offering our young adults the opportunity to earn their John Muir Discovery Awards. In May we embarked on the second of our environmentally focused activities, heading to the pretty Welsh coastal town of New Quay for five [...]

Christmas Markets in Berlin

By |2019-07-29T13:52:07+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

The final international trip of 2018 took us to Berlin at the perfect time of year for the traditional Christmas markets and celebrations for which the city is world renowned. Arriving late on Sunday night and settling into our hostel based in the east, we were all ready to explore this vast city with its unique [...]

RNC host our latest activity break for 14 to 17 year olds

By |2019-09-13T14:52:21+01:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Following our recent trip to the Caldecotte Xperience, VICTA took another group of 14-17 year olds to the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), in Hereford. The start of the trip began with a nice relaxed evening in the college’s halls of residence and dinner courtesy of the RNC. Day two began with a hearty [...]

Cultural City Trip to London

By |2019-09-13T15:08:40+01:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

The latest trip under the VICTA belt took the 18-29s to our very own capital, the great City of London. Our weekend started with an activity to please the adrenalin junkies among the group, as we climbed over an iconic sight of the London skyline – the O2. The weather was against us and it felt [...]

Bath City Trip

By |2019-09-13T14:43:53+01:00January 28th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

VICTA’s first activity of 2017 saw us visiting the beautiful city of Bath. The group were eager to discover everything that this historical treasure trove of a city had to offer. The weekend started with an elegant afternoon tea in the Regency Tearooms, followed by a tour of the Jane Austen Centre. We were able to [...]

Early Years Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:41:44+01:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , |

As we unloaded the van for VICTA’s third annual Early Years Weekend at New College Worcester, we could tell it was going to be a busy but informative weekend for everyone attending, staff included. Up went the Crèche and in came the families. After settling into their rooms, there was an opportunity to chat with staff [...]

Summer Family Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:37:50+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

  VICTA’s second family weekend of 2016 saw us return to family favourite, PGL Liddington. The sun was shining as we unloaded the van, and hopes were high for a beautifully sunny weekend. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case and the weather man was correct. However, no matter how much the rain poured, it couldn’t dampen anyone’s [...]