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Archive for June, 2010

Summer sparks

June has been a busy month for flip as we spark up new and potential projects. We  started working with the Edinburgh International Festival and are well underway with Reverb, planning the consultation that will take place with disabled musicians on Wednesday the 1st September at the Talbooth in Stirling. (Oh and there was a […]

Commission calls in evidence on disability-related harassment in Britain

Responses sought from disabled people, public bodies and public transport providers 14 June 2010 The Equality and Human Rights Commission is investigating whether public bodies and public transport providers are fulfilling their legal obligations to prevent disabled people from being harassed.  Councils, police forces, schools and other public bodies as well as bus, train companies […]

Are You Having a Laugh? TV and Disability

Friday 25th June, 21:00 on BBC Two A humorous and irreverent look at the way disability has been portrayed on TV over the last 50 years, narrated by David Walliams. From Sandy in Crossroads to Brenda in The Office, we’ll see how the subject has been done well, how it’s been done badly and how […]

Disability Equality in galleries Scotland

Everyone seminar Where are we?  Where are we going? Disability Equality in Gallery Education, Scotland The Everyone seminar is an opportunity to find out more about engage Scotland’s project to explore access and disability equality in galleries and visual arts in Scotland.  Everyone will fund four projects across galleries in Scotland that will support the […]

Introducing SOPHIE PARTRIDGE

Introducing SOPHIE PARTRIDGE Click here to visit Sophie’s newly launched website Originally from Hertfordshire, I boarded at school in Hampshire from 11 – 18 and then moved to a small bungalow in Bracklesham Bay, West Sussex, for Creative Young Disabled People (apparently we were)… The end of the earth! Strange thing was, in such a […]

Wireless for the “Bedridden”

While researching the BBC’s Disability Equality Scheme today, we came across a charity called W4B, previously known as Wireless for the Bedridden. Now we’re not going to go on a big rant, nor are we putting down their valuable work… In fact, let us merely link to their History page (www.w4b.org.uk/History.htm) and ask you to […]

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