It’s that time of year again – time to drop into the Town Hall for a coffee, a biscuit and a chat with all your Manna House friends, and leave with lots of lovely bakes from our stall, as well as a raffle prize or two. This year’s Coffee Morning takes place from 9.30am on Saturday 26 January at Kendal Town Hall and tickets are only £1 on the door. […]

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The date and theme for this year’s Big Swim has just been announced – it’s a The Big Royal Swim (tiaras at the ready, please) and the date is Saturday 23 February. Organised by Friends of Manna House, this event is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year – as well as great fun of course – so please do tell your friends and pick up a sponsorship form soon. […]

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What a beautiful morning we had for our first Manna House Wednesday Walk last week – bright blue skies and sunshine in the middle of a pretty grey week. We had great fun walking from our front door up to the castle and back through the park (where Alison made herself at home in the big throne sculpture right away!). Thanks to Anna and Sue for leading the walk. Let’s […]

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Thank you to volunteer Neil Ralph for all his hard work in planning and leading another successful Christmas Getaway to Rydal Hall youth centre this year. Under challenging conditions (no running water in the building all week!) everyone pulled together to share lots of food and festive cheer as well as all sorts of activities – from feldenkreis to fire pit, from chiropody to card-making, from table tennis to tale-telling, as […]

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Many congratulations to Nela and the Kitchen Crew (Glenys, Susan, Wendy and Barbara) for an amazing Christmas lunch on the Friday before Christmas – 70 covers were served almost simultaneously, plates heaped with lots of delicious food for vegetarians and for meat-eaters – the result of days of prep and planning in advance and hours and hours of hard work on the day by all the volunteers. Just before the […]

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  • Manna House
    The Stephenson Centre
    Ann Street
    LA9 6AA

    01539 725534.
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  • Manna history

    Manna House was born in April 2002, initially housed on Kirkland, Kendal, and then moving to the Shakespeare Centre later that year. We moved to larger premises at Castle Lodge on Aynam Road in April 2010. In October 2018, we moved to the Stephenson Centre, off Ann Street, near Kendal station.

    What we do

    Housing & benefits advice
    Wednesday Skills Café
    Drop-in sessions 3 times a week

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