BSL Courses

01st September 2017

Sign language courses starting in September

Introduction to Signing (12 weeks)
Gain a basic understanding of signs to meet people, use numbers and talk about the weather, direction or transport
£100 including class time, course booklet and exam fee

Choose one of the available class times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday      1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday                                  1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm, 8-9:30pm

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Makaton Taster

28th July 2017

Free Makaton taster session for parents, carers and professionals

Seashell Trust is offering a free taster session for those interested in finding out more about the sign and symbol language system, Makaton. A bitesize practical session will take place on 28th July at Seashell Trust in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport.

Makaton has transformed the lives of children and adults with a range of different communication difficulties. It’s designed to support spoken language – signs are used with speech, in spoken word order to help children and adults to communicate.  

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GoTri Seashell 2017

16th July 2017

Our fully inclusive children's duathlon and adapted triathlon for young people with complex needs returns this July!

Specialist adapted equipment (including arm bikes, motor-powered bikes and bikes for wheelchair users) are available for athletes and their supporters to use.

Book online, by email or telephone 0161 610 0153.

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Anxiety & Depression Workshop

04th July 2017

Join Jennifer Willbourn and Cathy White from Healthy Young Minds for two workshops covering anxiety and depression and learn more about the services available in Stockport on Tuesday 4th July, 9:00 - 2:30.

Register online here to book your space.

Please note this event is not organised by Seashell Trust; please contact the organisers if you have any questions.

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Summer Fair 2017

01st July 2017

On Saturday 1st July, we will be hosting our annual school summer fair - this time with a musical twist! With games, stalls, food and live music - plus a special mystery guest - this isn't one to miss!

Gates open 12-4pm, £1 entry!

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DMLab North West Challenge Showcase

27th May 2017

Royal College Manchester is taking part in the DMLab North West Challenge, bringing together disabled musicians and technologists to create innovative and accessible musical instruments.

Our team will be working on creating a saxophone that can be played using switches and compressed air! Other projects include a portable and bespoke controllers for sound art and live mixing, an air keyboard and an electric wheelchair one man band powered by self-sustaining eco-power sources 

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An Evening With Gary Neville

18th May 2017

Manchester Maccabi presents an evening with football legend Gary Neville plus Sir Howard Bernstein on Thursday, 18 May at The Hilton Suite, Prestwich, M25 9WN. Seashell Trust is honoured to be the chosen charity partner of the evening, which is sponsored by Newgate and Morson Group.

For tickets, please contact or 0161 492 0040


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First Aid Training

18th May 2017

We are able to offer a range of first aid training sessions at times and dates to suit you! Whether you want to know how to handle an emergency with your child, what to do if something happens in the workplace or just to brush up on your skills, our friendly and qualified team can help.

We offer:

3 Day First Aid At Work at £175 per person
1 Day First Aid Refresher at £60 per person
Emergency First Aid at Work at £60 per person
Emergency Paediatric First Aid at £120 per person

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Macclesfield Beer Festival, 5th and 6th May 2017

05th May 2017

We are thrilled to have been chosen as the charity partner for the fabulous Macclesfield Beer Festival this year. The event is aiming to raise £15,000 for a new pavilion, paved area, trampoline and adapted garden furniture for our new residential development so that all our children and young people can enjoy outdoor activities together.

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Spring Ball 2017

05th May 2017

Seashell Trust has held an annual charity ball for the past 21 years, and this year’s ball takes place at the stunning Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Friday 5th May.

The event not only gives us a fantastic opportunity to raise funds but also awareness of our cause. The funds raised from the event enable our students to enjoy experiences many of us take for granted.

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Transition Event

04th May 2017

This free workshop for parents around Stockport on transitions will include two presentations - one from a parent whose daughter is now in supported living, and one from speakers working in local authority teams Adult Social Care and Transition Social Work.

Thursday 4th May, 6.30-8.30pm

Royal College Manchester, Stanley Road

To book, please email or phone 0161 696 9379

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Stars Drama Academy Presents Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

29th April 2017

Stars Drama Academy are holding a production of 'Charlie & The Chocolate Factory', based on the novel by Roald Dahl, with Cheadle & District's Rotary Club in aid of Seashell Trust.

The show will take place on Saturday April 29th, with performances at 2pm and 5pm, at the Peter Barkworth Theatre, Stockport College, SK1 3UQ.

Call 07754410865 to reserve your ticket!

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