Together! Festival launch for UKDHM

November 16, 2016 by admin

Alien tourists arrive in Stratford Shopping Centre for the official start of Disability History Month.

Language and Life

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Penny Pepper.
Thursday 8th December 6pm at The Royal College of Nursing,
20 Cavendish Square, W1G 0RN

Mind Your Language

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Poetry and language workshop with Penny Pepper –  Saturday 19th November 12.30 at The Stage Hall, The Stade, Hastings, TN34 3FJ


UKDHM 2016 Launch

October 17, 2016 by admin

22 November 2016
Kings Place
90 York Way, London N1 9AG

UKDHM 2016 – Disability and Language

Inspired by… Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds OBE

December 7, 2015 by admin

Cardiff University – Inspired by… Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds OBE

Thursday 10th December 2015. 12:30–13:30.
Glamorgan Committee Rooms 1 and 2.

Rosaleen graduated from Cardiff University in 1985. She was born disabled, has got a degree, runs her own business, has written her memoir, has become a mother and is now working as an artist. Rosaleen joins us to share her story followed by a Q&A session.

Get more information and book your free place –

This event is held as part of UK Disability History Month.

Disability Thinking Tree

November 27, 2015 by admin

For Disability history month, The Youth Forum have created a Disability Thinking Tree which will include images and poems about disabilities. The poems were all created by the youth forum members to represent how they feel and how they would like people to see them.

for more information contact: Youth Forum  @ 01508 491210

18th December to 22nd December

Norwich Millennium Library

The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1AW

Richard Rieser on Disability Portrayal

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16th December 12,30-1.30 PCS meeting
Richard Rieser on Disability Portrayal: Now and Then
Churchill Room,100, Parliament Street,London SW1
Off Parliament Square

Launch of ‘History of Place’

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December 10th Bristol M-Shed

Launch of groundbreaking disability history project – History of Place

Screen South is delighted to announce the launch of the Heritage Lottery Fund supported Accentuate project; History of Place.  As part of Disability History Month, Accentuate, M Shed and UWE Regional History Centre, have joined forces to create an event which celebrates the launch of this groundbreaking disability history project, as well as explore the little known history of one of Bristol’s historic buildings, The Guild of the Brave Poor Things. The launch event will take place at M Shed, Bristol on 10th December 6 – 7.30pm.  Accentuate will introduce the History of Place project and this will be followed by a talk by Dr Mike Mantin “A Great Army of Suffering Ones”.

Film Screening: ‘Marvellous’

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Friday 11 December, 17:30 with film starting at 18:00, Student Union, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University, details here
Join us to watch the 90 minute 2014 film starring Toby Jones about the remarkable life of the much loved Neil Baldwin, a former clown, kit-man and honorary graduate of Keele University, followed by a discussion. This event is free and open to all.

Comedy Performance – Laurence Clark

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Wednesday 9 December, 18:30-20:00, Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre, Business School, University of Leeds, book here

A performance from comedian, actor, disability rights campaigner and alumni of the University of Leeds postgraduate Disability Studies programme Laurence Clark, who uses his productions and routines to challenge the general public’s conceptions of disabled people. This event is free to participants and is funded by the University of Leeds’ School of Law, Centre for Disability Studies and Equality and Policy Unit.