Manna House

"Manna House works for the benefit of the public in South Lakeland, providing advice, advocacy and a drop-in support centre for those who are homeless, vulnerably housed, lonely or needing help."

Skills Cafe

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Circus Skills: Nice hair guys!                              Metal Detecting:  A shovel head!  


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 Chocolate Making: a real treat!           Junk Jewellery: nothing rubbish about these! 

Our Skills Cafe is designed to promote health, well-being and employment opportunity.

It is geared towards those wanting to expand their horizons and contribute meaningfully in the community. We have a variety of activities to suit most people, including a cooking crew, cleaning crew, gardening crew, computer classes, craft sessions and Wednesday Workshops.

The whole day begins at 10am and ends at 3pm and participants delight in a delicious lunch at Castle Lodge!

For more information, call 01539 725534 or email us.

Here’s a downloadable copy of our most current schedule, autumn-joy-2016-flier so you can see what’s on.

Please note that all sessions are held at Castle Lodge from November 2016.


  • Manna history

    Manna House began in 2003 at The Shakespeare Centre in Kendal. Due to an increased demand for our services, we moved to larger premises here at Castle Lodge in April 2011.
  • Contact us

    Manna House
    Castle Lodge
    Aynam Road
    LA9 7DE
    01539 725534.
    Email us