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He Ain’t Heavy


Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother Sean. “When people ask me about my brother I usually give them the short answer; he has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism. He Ain’t Heavy is the long answer. As Sean cannot go on tour, we are going to bring […]

Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock


Performance supported by closed captioning Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock by Mark Williams. Dirty Protest in co-production with Chapter and Torch Theatre. 1979. When Star Wars superfan Sam discovers that the Millennium Falcon is being built in his home town, his life is turned upside down. Determined to get inside the cockpit; his only obstacle is […]

A Brave Face

A Brave Face is suitable for audiences aged 12 years and upwards, and is accessible to hearing and deaf audiences alike. “Dear mum, things are a bit tough right now. But don’t worry – I’m ok. I’ll tell you about it when I get back.” Afghanistan: 2009. Under bright blue skies, a small girl stands […]

Family Dance Festival 2018

Presented in partnership by Bombastic and Coreo Cymru in association with Wales Millennium Centre, Chapter and Memo Arts Centre. A free event featuring four short performances and a chance to dance! Enjoy a jam-packed hour of pop-up dance from three of Wales’ most lively companies and one local dance group and witness the amazing dancers […]

North North Symposium – Tuesday 6th March 2018


Headway Arts are thrilled to a be hosting a national symposium bringing together an exciting collaboration of stakeholders from within the arts community with artists, arts organisations and venues coming together for discussions, critical conversations and debate. The North North Symposium will look at themes such as: – What does quality mean for learning disabled […]