DHM 2018 -New Blog

Hi bloggers, So it’s 2018, and its nearly Disability History Month once again! This means I’m hard at work creating a new blog for you all, and I’ve already got quite a few posts on it. With the theme this year being Disability and Music, I titled my next blog Play The Music DHM. I’ll … More DHM 2018 -New Blog

Last official day of UK Disability History Month – links to UKDHM

Disability History Month – Celebrating Our Lives, Achieving Equality, Challenging Disablism. Hi all. Bloggers, artists, painters, musicians, writers, radio hosters, poets, and other viewers of this blog. (Who I will never name if you don’t want me to… but your work, currently existing or yet to come, is and/or will be awesome. 🙂 ) Today … More Last official day of UK Disability History Month – links to UKDHM

Chickenshed Theatre

  Chickenshed-Theatre Changing Lives. So what is Chickenshed? Chickenshed Theatre is an amazing inclusive theatre company and charity, based in North London. I’m not just saying it’s amazing because I spent around 4 years acting in various roles there, have been in it’s Young Creators scheme and had made so many friends there. I mean … More Chickenshed Theatre

Liz Crow -Bedding Out: Art, Activism and Twitter

Liz Crow is a performance artist, activist and creator of Roaring Girl productions. Many of her projects, most recently Bedding Out, was part artwork and part protest. Liz Crow doesn’t want to disclose her disability “because Bedding Out will become about people with X impairment,” but adds: “What I can say is that I have … More Liz Crow -Bedding Out: Art, Activism and Twitter

DanceSyndrome

References: [1] Jennifer Smith, DanceSyndrome, ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’ – Student Jennifer Smith, who has Down’s Syndrome, showcases her piece for the Charity Film Awards. Her dance explores the issue that there are 1.4 million people in the UK with a learning disability and 50% of those people experience chronic loneliness. However DanceSyndrome dannce leader Becky … More DanceSyndrome