Project Digby for young people on the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday 24th July - Tuesday 21st August, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm.

Project Digby for young people on the Autism Spectrum

Can you be a time traveller? Step back in time with Project Digby!

An exciting heritage project designed and developed in partnership with Autism East Midlands for young people aged 11-16 on the Autism Spectrum.

Discover what life was like over 400 years ago! Find out more about 1620s music, witchcraft, games, food and much more!

  • Starts: Tuesday 24 July 
  • Ends: Tuesday 21 August
  • When: Every Tuesday, 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Where: 1620s House & Garden, Donington-le-Heath, LE67 2FW

To discover more about this project, contact Volunteering Co-ordinator Nicola Seika by Monday 16 July. Places are limited, so make sure you don’t miss out.
Parents & carers are welcome to stay for a cup of tea and a chat in the Barn Tearoom.
Email:  Text or telephone: 07944 891091


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