Invite some friends or colleagues, pop on the kettle and indulge in some wonderful cakes!

Sign up now and you'll receive your Big Tea Party pack as well as loads of great resources to help make you plan your party and make it a success!

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Hold a Big Tea Party at work, school or with family and friends and help to raise vital funds for Mencap.

Watch our video to find out more about what kind of party you could hold.

 

Hold your own party!

Let us know when you're planning to host your Big Tea Party so we can send you recipes, cake toppers, decorations and more fundraising ideas!

Sign up for your free pack today!

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Check out some Big Tea Parties!

On 8 November lots of you took part in our Big Tea Party event by holding parties all over the country to support Mencap and people with a learning disability.

We want to say a big thank you to everyone who took part!

Take a look at some of the activities from the day, including some of the delicious treats people made.

(And remember, if you haven't held your own Big Tea Party yet, but would like to, you can sign up here!)

Take a look

Are you having a tea party in Northern Ireland or Wales?

If you're planning on holding your Big Tea Party in Northern Ireland or Wales you can sign up via the pages on our regional websites.

About Mencap's Big Tea Party

At Mencap, we know there are people with a learning disability who don't always have opportunities to socialise.

One of our recent surveys revealed that almost 1 in 3 young people with a learning disability spend less than 1 hour outside their homes on a typical Saturday.

You can help us change this and support people with a learning disability by raising funds at your own Mencap Big Tea Party!

 

Sign up now!

Get your party essentials!

We've created some brilliant resources to help you plan and hold your party.

Once you've signed up you can download invites, bunting and posters. We'll also send you your free pack.

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Shout about your tea party!

Make sure you use #MencapTeaParty on social media to share how your tea party goes and how you've put the resources we've provided to good use.

How to pay in your fundraising

There are a number of simple ways for you to submit your fundraising money to us:

  • Send a cheque made payable to:
    Mencap Fundraising Department
    Mencap National Centre
    123 Golden Lane
    London
    EC1Y 0RT
  • Make an online donation.
    Make sure you select that you're giving a one-off donation, and mention that your donation is for Mencap's Big Tea Party in the 'We'd love to hear more about why you're donating today' box.
  • Make a direct payment - contact us for our bank details by emailing communityfundraising@mencap.org.uk or phoning 020 7696 6946.
  • You can also fundraise for Mencap by setting up a Just Giving page.

How your support helps

Whether your tea party is big or small, any money you raise will help towards people with a learning disability living fulfilling lives. 

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