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The Big BUILD Quiz is back

Following the success of the Golden Memories Quiz in 2017 as part of our Golden Anniversary programme, we are pleased to announce a new BUILD Charity Quiz Night Monday 25th February at The Talk, Oak Street, Norwich for teams of maximum 4 people and a maximum of 15 teams to win a £50 cash prize.

Teams must be booked in advance on-line via

Cost is £5 per person payable on the door which will include entry into a prize draw. Full bar facilities on site and parking.

This event is open to anyone, inside and outside of the BUILD Charity and teams will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Beneficiaries who wish to take part will need to form a team, with a volunteer (i.e. 3+1) and three teams will be held back for this purpose.

BUILD Opportunities Programme for 2019 launched

There are 70 separate community based opportunities on offer between 1st January and 31st March 2019 in our recently launched Community Opportunities Programme. All the favourites are there including the Wednesday Club, Sunday Cinema, Weekend Walkabout, Sunday Lunch Club, Ten Pin Tuesdays and Saturday Swimming are all still there, but this time our Fitness For Fun sessions at the Gym (Norwich Fitness Academy) and Energise Activity Workshops are free for the first 12 people who book a place. Skills for Life workshops feature Blues-buster (January), Keeping in Touch (February) and Beginners First Aid (March) and the weekends feature a circus visit, rock climbing, archery, a visit to Redwings animal sanctuary, live local football a ghost walk and a puppet making workshop. Bookings open from Thursday 13th December via the booking forms on our “Opportunities” page or call 01603 618029.

BUILD “on the ball” with Norwich City Football Club

Thanks to the kind support of Shipdham based Falcon Cranes, three of our beneficiaries were treated to a match-day experience at Carrow Road. The day started with a stadium tour, visiting the dressing rooms, press room and trophy cabinet, followed by great seats for the match against Rotherham United and a meet and greet with Canary player Jordan Rhodes in post-match hospitality.

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BUILD’S Fabulous Fuse Parties

Now entering their 6th year in Norwich, and their 4th year in Kings Lynn, our Fuse parties give people with disabilities the great night out they want and deserve. Dates have been announced for the first part of 2019 and appear below.

FUSE Parties in Norwich and Kings Lynn - Update

Following the closure of Mercy Nightclub in Norwich in February 2018 we are in discussion with 3 city based venues to re-launch the Fuse Nights as soon as possible. This could be as early as the end of March. Updates will appear on our Facebook page.


- Our famous Fuse Parties, clubbing and entertainment for people with disabilities, are on the second Thursday of every month in Kings Lynn at Dr Thirsty's in Norfolk Street. Doors open from 6.30pm until 9pm. £4 entry with up to 2 carers/supporters gaining free entry. Minimum age 16 but proof of age will be required.

Updates are posted on BUILD Charity’s Facebook page

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Employment & Volunteering
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