Gateway Club

The Bridport Gateway Club offers a varied programme of music and activity at the WI Hall in Bridport.  Club nights are fortnightly and offer activities to support people with learning disabilities ranging from discos to singing workshops.  The meetings are organised by West Dorset Mencap committee members, Maureen Rosbrook and Julie Kelly and is supported by a fantastic team of volunteers.

Gateway is the leisure arm of Mencap and the Federation of Gateway Clubs was set up in 1966 and is made up of more than 600 clubs, projects and Gateway Award groups in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Gateway clubs help people with a learning disability take part in leisure, social and creative activities in the community, and provide opportunities for personal development.  All Gateway Clubs and projects are affiliated to Mencap and follow the “What Gateway believes”.

2022 Spring / Summer Programme

Wednesday 4th May – Simon and Boogie Disco

Wednesday 1st June – Sarah Hannam Sings for you!

Wednesday 15th June – Nicky G – Disco night

Wednesday 6th July – Unknown Quantity- Musical Band

Wednesday 20th July – Simon and Boogie Disco

Wednesday 3rd August – Sarah Hannam Sings for you!

Wednesday 17th August – Simon and Boogie Disco

Please note there is only ONE get-together in MAY, this is due to West Dorset Mencap holding their AGM on the 18th May.  All are very welcome to attend, 7.30pm at Bridport & District Social Club, North Street (formerly The Conservative Club).

Our club meets at the W.I Hall, North Street from 7.00 until 9.00pm.

Subs are £2 per session, which includes a drink and biscuits!

All ages are welcome, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.