An Eggstravaganza of the Highest Order!!

Last week we had an amazing Easter party, the theme was the Mad Hatter’s Tea-Party.

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The art department created a magnificent setting for our annual feast. We moved the canteen tables and chairs out to the theatre area, so that we had enough space to create a long banqueting table. We then placed a line of fake grass down the centre of this large table and decorated it with paper flowers, candles and some quirky cups and saucers.

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Our white trees came in handy once again. We hung playing cards, eggs, paper keys and love hearts from them and dotted them around the table to give a magical forest feel to the space.

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We created our own rabbit hole, tiny doorway and disappearing cheshire cat.

We had so much fun thinking up ideas and working together to bring these ideas to life.

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Our tastebuds were given a wonderful treat, all thanks to Catherine in the Kitchen. She made a large cake and cupcakes for everyone and decorated some of them to look like tiny birds nests. It was a wonderful spread.

During the day we had an Easter egg hunt and Easter Bonnet competition.

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We are so happy with how everything turned out. Everyone pull together and we created a truly egg-cellent easter party.

“It was a lovely day and I would like to thank all the staff for all their hard work. We are so lucky. I really enjoyed the music and having a nice time with all my friends.” – Declan O’Neill

“Well….I wore a costume in and I was dressed up as a rabbit. We done a fashion show which I was in and loved being a part of. We went on an easter egg hunt which was great craic. The dining room was amazing, it was like you were having a picnic outside in a forest, the decorations were so good. I loved getting my photograph taken. I had loads of fun, it was a great day.” – Edward Gannon

“We had a great time at the party! The Easter bonnet competition was great fun. The treasure hunt was also great fun because we had to go searching outside. It was the best Easter party ever. We had a disco and all!!” – Mary McGuirk

“It was great! I dressed up as a rabbit and had fun running around looking for Easter eggs.” – Carol O’Rourke

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About HSE EVE Estuary

HSE EVE Estuary Centre is part of Eastern Vocational Enterprise (EVE) and is a training centre for individuals with intellectual disabilities based in Lissenhall, Swords, HSE Dublin North East. We provide a quality service to sixty four individuals.

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