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Archive for June, 2012

Equalities Reading Lists

As a regulator, the Commission bases its decisions and policy making on a robust evidence / intelligence base. The Commission’s Library has drafted a selection of equality themed reading lists to support business projects and priorities. These lists cover our equality, human rights and good relations mandates, and our seven equality strands and are published […]

Prometheus Awakes videowall

As part of both the London 2012 Festival and Greenwich & Docklands Festival, the surrounding areas of Greenwich became the setting for an epic, inspiring and artistically ambitious outdoor re-interpretation of the famous Greek Myth Prometheus, the Graeae Theatre Company’s Prometheus Awakes. Graeae, a Theatre Company led by disabled artists who aim to take theatre […]

DaDaFest – The festival of Disability and Deaf Arts – 13 July to 2 September 2012

DaDaFest The festival of Disability and Deaf Arts 13 July to 2 September 2012 www.dadafest.co.uk Including – Niet Normaal: Difference on Display DaDaFest 2012 brings artists from across the globe to Liverpool to showcase and celebrate the best in Disability and Deaf/Arts. This year’s programme includes the major exhibition Niet Normaalz Difference on Display at the Bluecoat, cutting-edge comedy, deaf culture events, a showcase of […]

Laurence Clark: Inspired

Laurence Clark: Inspired 1-27 August – Edinburgh Fringe 7 September – Bloomsbury Theatre plus other dates How come a Paralympic football team losing in the first round will still be thought inspirational; but when the regular England team does the same they’re a bunch of bastards? In his inimitable style that’s earned him 25 **** and ***** […]

Applied Equalities Legislation – 5th July 2012, Edinburgh

Edinburgh on Thursday, 5 July 2012 9.30 – 1.30 am Practical training to inform organisations of the recent developments in relation to equalities legislation and to examine practical cases. How does the Equality Act 2010 impact on your organisation, its day to day running and future planning? What cases and precedents have occurred since its […]

Drake Music Scotland on the BBC website

Drake Music Scotland are featured today on the BBC website at… Link to BBC article  The article highlights our exciting involvement in the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad celebrations with the world premiere of Technophonia by Oliver Searle on Friday 15 June 2012 at The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh.  Commissioned as part of PRS for Music Foundation’s New Music 20×12, Technophonia will showcase the talents of three young musicians with disabilities […]

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