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BEYOND Festival Leeds

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BEYOND Festival in Leeds 5 – 22 JULY 2018 BEYOND is an arts festival that celebrates the fantastic work of creative people with learning disabilities in Leeds. There are lots of organisations in Leeds supporting artists, performers and musicians with learning disabilities. BEYOND brings them together to celebrate and highlight the great work being produced. […]

A Question of Leadership

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A Question of Leadership Conference Thursday 13th September 2018, 9:30am – 4:00pm Hope Park Campus, Liverpool Hope University, L16 8HJ Join us to challenge perceptions of leadership. Co-hosted by Curious Minds and DIY Theatre, the ‘Question of Leadership’ conference brings together teachers, cultural organisations, artists, performers and academics both to hear inspiring stories about inclusive […]

No Boundaries

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Deadline: 22/06/18 Venue: Multiple, Great Britain Description: This is an opportunity open to individuals and groups to bring to life travelling Britain’s rail network, without boundaries. The exhibition will launch at Kings Cross station this August and go on to tour some of Britain’s most iconic train stations. We are looking for submissions from those […]

Sounds from the Learning Disability Music Scene

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Following on from the success of our shows here with Daniel Wakeford from Channel 4’s The Undateables, we bring you an evening of live bands and DJs with learning disabilities. Presented by our friends at Carousel and The Wilson, Cheltenham’s art gallery and museum – SABIEN GATOR – party metal from Brighton – The Carbonators – rock n roll from Croydon plus THE […]

HAND IN HAND? WRITING AND PERFORMANCE-MAKING IN LEARNING DISABILITY THEATRE

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A symposium hosted by University of Essex Literature Film and Theatre Studies Department and Lakeside Theatre, supported by the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South East England. Date: Thursday 5th July from 10.30am – 5pm. Venue: University of Essex Colchester Campus, Wivenhoe. Tickets (including lunch): £25 waged, £15 concessions. To purchase tickets follow […]

LaunchPad Integrated Physical Theatre Day with Hubbub Gecko & Told by an Idiot

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Join Hubbub and project partners Gecko, Told by an Idiot and Can’t Sit Still on Friday 22 June 2018 at Déda for a day of devised integrated physical theatre, ‘LaunchPad exploring the Space in Between’ learning disabled and non-disabled performance. Hubbub is an integrated physical theatre company working with actors with moderate learning disabilities to create original indoor and outdoor performances. Over the last 12 months Hubbub […]

Sharing the Space! Training Event for Drama Workers and other Creative Practitioners

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Are you interested in creating multi-sensory and accessible theatre and arts for young people with learning disabilities? DIY Theatre is a company of performers with learning disabilities based in Salford, Greater Manchester.  This is a rare opportunity to find out how DIY works, to experience our latest show ‘Give Me Space!’ and to learn how to […]

He Ain’t Heavy

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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 […]