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We have a Winner: Picasso in the Park

Winner - Picasso in the Park August 2020
Winning painting and artist Sofia – click to enlarge.

And we have a winner… our first ‘Picasso in the Park’ is 16 year old Sofia Reichert from Okehampton College. Sofia is currently exhibiting some more of her paintings at the Pavilion in the Park, come on down and take a look at the work of this fabulous young talent! Continue reading We have a Winner: Picasso in the Park

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Eat Out to Help Out at the Pavilion

Eat out to help out at the PavilionThe Eat Out to Help Out scheme opens on 3 August 2020 and will be running every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the month giving Pavilion in the Park customers 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks when dining in (up to a maximum of £10 per diner).

This means children can now eat out for as little as £2 and adults £3 at the Pavilion in the Park! Continue reading Eat Out to Help Out at the Pavilion

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OCRA: Coronavirus – COVID-19 Revised Statement (03 Apr 2020)

In light of the latest Government recommendations we at OCRA would like to publicise the following statements:

The Pavilion Café and sports facilities have been closed temporarily in accordance with government guidance and will reopen when we are advised that we can do so.

Our administration team have been working incredibly hard at home to put the charity in the best place to come out of the other side of this unprecedented situation and be ready to resume the vital services we provide for our community. Continue reading OCRA: Coronavirus – COVID-19 Revised Statement (03 Apr 2020)

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Manager’s Report ’19-’20

Dance festival - managers reportsOver the last 12 months OCRA has changed its back of house functions and personnel.

I have been added to the team and following my appointment and discussions with the Trustees my positon was changed to General Manager.

We are also now recruiting for a new Clerk to the Board and Administrator, so some new faces and impetus will be added to the charity.

Thank you for the kind welcome I have received since my appointment. Continue reading Manager’s Report ’19-’20

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OCRA Empowering 18-24 year olds with Confidence and Motivation Workshops

Empowering Enterprise 18-24Okehampton Community and Recreation Association (OCRA) have partnered with South Devon based company I Can Do That to provide a series of confidence and motivation workshops for those who are 18-24 years old and not in employment. The delivery will take place at OCRA’s Pavilion in the Park, with Simmons Park as the backdrop it will be promoting mental health as a fundamental part for those accessing it. Continue reading OCRA Empowering 18-24 year olds with Confidence and Motivation Workshops

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OCRA Charity Fun Run and Festive Market

Festive Fun Run and Christmas MarketSunday December 15th saw more than 50 jolly joggers of all ages take part in Okehampton Community and Recreation Association’s (OCRA) Festive 5k Fun Run. The event, in aid of OCRA, saw runners and walkers decked out in festive dress take on the two lap course around Simmons Park and Okehampton College’s grounds. Continue reading OCRA Charity Fun Run and Festive Market