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Games cafe offers refreshing therapy

Boards and Brews opens doors

A cafe with a difference opens its doors in Douglas today (7 Jan) offering customers a chance to play games while they take a break, and help others at the same time. 

Boards and Brews is a board game cafe, staffed and run by young autistic adults, alongside friends and family members.

The non-proft outlet gives those with autism a chance to gain work skills, experience dealing with the public, and socialise.

For some, it's a first step towards getting a job.

Jenny Brew set up the cafe, she says if you like games, it's the place to be:  

The cafe, next door to the Rovers Return pub behind Douglas town hall, will re open - having been closed since October - at 11am.

A face painter and giant Minion are due to be there!

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