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Archive for February, 2011

THE LIMELIGHT MUSIC FESTIVAL

Join some of the best bands and musicians for the launch of the Limelight Studios, being celebrated in a 3-day festival at the Tron, with guest artists including Maggie Reilly, Elaine C. Smith, P.J. Moore (ex-Blue Nile), Terry Neason, Little Eye and many more… Limelight is Scotland’s first professional music production company run by people with impairments […]

Working better with the Equality Act

Working better with the Equality Act An Equality Exchange Event Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow Tuesday, 22 March 2011 This event will provide information on the Equality Act and enable discussion and sharing of its implementation in the workplace. The programme also includes speakers who will share their own approach to equality in the workplace and […]

DIRECTOR REQUIRED FOR UNUSUAL STAGE SCHOOL

IGNITE 2011

Ignite builds on the success of a pilot disabled artists’ training course run by Gloucestershire Dance in spring 2010. The 2011 programme takes place in the inspiring, fully accessible rural setting of the National Star College, near Cheltenham. Ignite includes a 4-day course 31 May to 4 June 2011, and a day of debate and […]

Consultation on Access week @ the Fringe

Consultation on Access week @ the Fringe The Edinburgh Festival Fringe want to get your perspectives on our proposal to have a week which focuses on issues of access at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. They propose to have more shows with BSL translation, audio description and captioning during this week. They also propose to have […]

Speaker ready to step in over mockery of disabled Tory

Speaker ready to step in over mockery of disabled Tory From the Independent – By Oliver Wright Monday, 7 February 2011 The speaker, John Bercow, could intervene in the case of a Conservative MP who claims he was mocked for his disability while speaking in a House of Commons debate. Paul Maynard, who suffers from […]

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