Welcome to Burton Street Foundation
Zahara and Walid’s Couch to 5K!
As many of you may know, Zahara and Walid; two of our service users are walking a massive 5k for their chosen charities. They are both wheelchair bound, so this is a huge undertaking from them. We want to raise as much money as possible for Heeley City Farm and WAW (World Association of Wrestling) based in Norwich, recently featured on BBC Three’s Step In To The Ring show.
We support up to 250 clients a week, across a variety of departments to aid in learning and development.
We are a multi-purpose site, many businesses call us home, we offer on site workplace training, and host countless conferences and events each year.
This session is designed to be a low-key relaxing session for all and any clients who are interested in joining. The aim is for us all to experience and learn some techniques which help us relax and feel good at home.
We generally start with a brief chat and a song, followed by some gentle but energising warm ups. We then slow down and spend a longer period of time with our microphones muted, listening to relaxing music and doing some breathing exercises together, and then enjoy a guided Peace Out meditation. This is an opportunity for all clients to listen to peaceful and relaxing sounds and experience some stillness and calm.
We advise preparing for this session simply by having to hand any pillows or blankets you may wish to use during the relaxing second half of the session, as people may wish to lay down for this. However, everyone is free to enjoy this session in whatever way works for them!
The session is intended to offer something for everyone, whether they prefer simply listening to familiar voices and relaxing music, or doing gentle movements alongside this which can help our bodies feel good.
This session runs on Thursday's at 11am. Click here to access
Come join us for burton street bingo!
This consists of different categories of bingo picture cards, with a great range of themes! There will be loads of fun and laughter.
Educational and fun!
And of course at the end of each game we will party for our Queen or King of bingo!
Fridays from 1.30-2.30. Click here to access
Join us as the Burton Street musicians sing some of our favourite songs. Feel the rhythm and add your own voice to the music in this interactive singalong experience.
Tuesdays at 11am, click here to access.
One of Burton Street’s favourite characters, Bob, is going to be reading stories with his friendly dog every Wednesday. So please join us, grab a nice warm drink, are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin!
You can find the link to this new session that will run on Wednesday's at 11am. Click here to access
The Magic Pen is a group where we have a friendly chat and talk about different topics. We create poems and stories together and have fun with words. You don't need to write anything if you don't want to, and you are very welcome to bring along anything you have written to share with the group.
To access this session that runs on Friday's at 11am. Click here
Billy is at it again! Join silly Billy in a series of adventures in which nothing ever goes to plan but always ends in a dance party!
You can find the link to this new session that will run on Friday's at 1pm. Click here to access
Do you like to dance? Do you like Puppets? Well you’ll like this!
You can find the link to this new session that will run on Thursday's at 1pm. Click here to access
See your friends shake their stuff on your computer screens and listen to some of your favourite songs whilst dancing your socks off!
This session runs Wednesday's at 1.30pm. Click here to access
A group based learning session that explores creative writing, group discussion and reflection it runs on Mondays at 11am. Click here to access
1 tsp baking powder
85g butter, cut into cubes
3 tbsp caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
squeeze lemon juice (see tips below)
beaten egg, to glaze
jam and clotted cream, to serve
Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the self-raising flour into a large bowl with ¼ tsp salt and the baking powder, then mix.
Add the butter, then rub in with your fingers until the mix looks like fine crumbs. Stir in the caster sugar.
Put the milk into a jug and heat in the microwave for about 30 secs until warm, but not hot. Add the vanilla extract and a squeeze of lemon juice, then set aside for a moment.
Put a baking tray in the oven. Make a well in the dry mix, then add the liquid and combine it quickly with a cutlery knife – it will seem pretty wet at first.
Scatter some flour onto the work surface and tip the dough out. Dredge the dough and your hands with a little more flour, then fold the dough over 2-3 times until it’s a little smoother. Pat into a round about 4cm deep. Take a 5cm cutter (smooth-edged cutters tend to cut more cleanly, giving a better rise) and dip it into some flour. Plunge into the dough, then repeat until you have four scones. You may need to press what’s left of the dough back into a round to cut out another four.
Brush the tops with a beaten egg, then carefully arrange on the hot baking tray. Bake for 10 mins until risen and golden on the top. Eat just warm or cold on the day of baking, generously topped with jam and clotted cream. If freezing, freeze once cool. Defrost, then put in a low oven (about 160C/140C fan/gas 3) for a few minutes to refresh.
350g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting
Monday 12th April
Easy Quiche Recipe
1 refrigerated pie crust
6 large eggs
¾ cup milk or cream
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 cup cooked ham chopped
1 ½ cups shredded cheese divided
3 tablespoons green onions
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Unroll pie crust and press into a 9" pie plate, crimping the top edges if desired.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper.
Sprinkle ham, 1 cup of cheese, and green onions into the pie crust and pour the egg mixture over top. Sprinkle remaining ½ cup cheese on top of egg mixture.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until the center is completely set. Let cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving.
This zoom session runs on Friday's from 11am-12pm. To access the Zoom session click here.
Items to Have in Stock
Scissors • Paint brushes (ideally at least 3, thick, medium and fine) • A brush for glue • A pot for water • A pot for glue • Something to protect your table • An apron or old clothes to wear • A paint pallet • Pencil, rubber and sharpener
PVA glue • Glue stick • Masking tape • Tin foil • Tissue paper (white and a variety of colours) • White paper • Felt tip pens • Poster paint (the ones in bottles) red, blue, yellow, white and black
Other Things Handy to Have
Old newspaper • kitchen roll • Card (old cardboard boxes and/or cereal boxes are good)
Art Attack 09/04/21
Easter Bonnet or Basket
- Long strips of paper (coloured if possible)
- Glue stick
- Stapler (optional)
- Coloured tissue paper
- Thin card
- Decorative bits (feathers, sequins, stickers etc)
- Any Easter/Spring decorations you have (little chicks, bunnies etc)
Art Attack 16/04/21
Lolly stick Cottage
- A bag of lolly sticks
We have an onsite cafe, which is now our Takeaway Shop; open 9.30am-3.30pm Monday-Friday. Serving a full hot lunch menu, cooked by our fabulous chefs Deborah and Steve, and staffed by volunteers, why not pop in to takeaway a snack, coffee or a speciality main menu that changes every day!