Arun Sunshine Group

For Adults With A Learning Difficulty

01903 714930

Arun Sunshine Group, Dove Lodge, 49 Beach Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5JG

Registered Charity Number 1114803

Where and When?

We meet at Dove Lodge, 49 Beach Road, Littlehampton on alternate Sundays from 2pm to 5pm. Please check the Diary as we do go out on trips and outings.

Photo of a birthday celebration at Arun Sunshine Group!
cooking session
Fun at a bowling outing!
One of our members!

Our Objective

To advance the education and welfare of adults with learning difficulties, and to provide support for their families and carers, in order to provide a better standard of life for such people.

Our staff and members on an outing - group photo!


Just a few of the excellent activities on offer are:

Computer Games and Skills, Arts & Crafts including Flower Arranging, Board Games, Jigsaws, Bingo, Quizes and Film Shows.

One of our members enjoying use of a tablet computer
One of our members enjoying some cake making!
Members enjoying a variety of activities including jigsaws and Connect-4
Proud pumpkin carvers showing off their work!

Members often decide on what activities they would like to do.

Refreshments are available throughout every meeting.


We often go on exciting outings, including:

Pantomimes, Restaurants, Pubs, 10 pin bowling, and summer outings to Marwell Zoo, the Isle of Wight and Brighton. (Summer outings can last up to 8 hours).

Photo of summer outing to the beach, walking by the beach huts
Photo of an outing to some wetlands, a nice boat ride!
Photo of us visiting Amberley Chalk Pit Museum!
Photo of us enjoying a movie at one of our outings!


Members must be aged 18 years or over and are invited to contribute £3 per meeting plus a yearly membership fee of £15 .


All of our volunteers:

  • are fully referenced and if required, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checked,
  • are asked to complete an Emergency Life Support First Aid course,
  • have attended an Adult Protection Awareness Briefing.

Photo of some of us enjoying a meal out
Photo of us celebrating a member's birthday!
Photo of staff and members enjoying a bus ride to an event!
Photo of a member enjoying flower arranging!

We are a small, friendly and happy group. If you would like to become a member, or you know someone who would, please ring!

Contact: Derek Moore MBE. TEL 01903 714930

For forms, policies and info on other websites which may be of interest to you, please take a look at our Admin page.


We raise most of our funds via charity - Can Collections and other fund raising events such as Fun Nights, Charity Stalls etc. We also get the odd individual donation.