Learning Disability Today Conference and Exhibition

London, Thursday 28 November 2013

Creative Minds Conference

Brighton, Monday 10 March 2014

‘Live Twitter’ Volunteer Opportunity at National Conference

We are looking for an up & coming PR person/journalist who would be interested in taking on the role of live Twitter writer from the Accentuate Symposium. This will be to capture the discussion throughout & will be live streamed to audiences across the U

Events at the University of Leeds for UK Disability History Month 2013

As part of the UK Disability History Month 2013, the University of Leeds has a series of events taking place between 20 November and 11 December. Entry to all the events is free, and all venues are wheelchair accessible.

Winner of Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013 announced

Shape Arts has awarded artist, photographer, sculptor, and film maker Aaron McPeake the 2013 ARMB.

Unlimited II

A new arts scheme is being funded by Arts Council England to support Deaf and disabled artists.


Taking place 11-17 November 2013 in Camden, this festival features work by dyslexic artists, playwrights, and poets.

Postcards from the Edges

From 5-10 November 2013, United Response presents an exhibition that is "a kaleidoscope of different experiences and voices" concerned with disability and mental health.

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013 Shortlist

'Shape' has announced the shortlist for the annual bursary that was established to support disabled visual artists.

Into Higher Education 2014

A guide has been published for 2014 by Disability Rights UK that provides advice for disabled people who are thinking about entering higher education.

Touch Art Fair 2013: the world’s first-ever art fair celebrating tactile art

From 17-20 October, Touch Art Fair 2013 takes place in London. Featuring work by international artists, the event seeks to make art accessible by touch to people with sight loss.

Graeae Theatre Company: Call for performers, The Threepenny Opera

Next Spring the New Wolsey Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Nottingham Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Graeae are presenting a one-of-a-kind production of The Threepenny Opera.

Accentuate Heritage Bristol Workshops, September 2013

Accentuate Heritage is pleased to be working in partnership with Brave & Poor Ltd, the Vassall Centre & WECIL & NSPCC to put on two Disability Heritage workshops which will be led by leading disabled artist Liz Crow. September 2013

uSpark Shorts Filmmaking Competition

As we are fast approaching the 1 year anniversary of the Paralympic Games, Accentuate is pleased to announce the legacy is continuing. Our award winning project, uScreen, has an exciting filmmaking opportunity for young people *uSpark*

Join the Accentuate Symposium via live web streaming!

Friday 5th July 1.30pm onwards please join us

Accentuate Symposium – last chance to book!

Tickets are available to book until the end of Tuesday 02 July 2013 so make sure you do not miss this opportunity to take part in the discussion.

Volunteer Opportunity - Accentuate Symposium

Would you like an opportunity to learn about accessible event organisation, take part in free access and equality training and help be part of creating an accessible and warm welcome for some of the leading cultural and disability organisations?

Legacy Medal 3: Accentuate Will Share New Models of Working with Disabled People, Across the UK and Internationally

Accentuate will continue its work developing and sharing its expertise, particularly around delivering accessible practices, on a national scale in 2013.

Legacy Medal 2: Accentuate Will Continue to Inspire the Next Generation

Accentuate, will pursue its work to inspire the next generation, and is set to reinforce its position as an international leader in providing opportunities for young deaf and disabled people.

Legacy Medal 1: Accentuate Secures Vote of Confidence from Legacy Trust UK to continue to lead Disability Cultural Activity

Accentuate, is delighted to announce it will continue its groundbreaking work throughout the next year and beyond, leading on disability cultural activity as well as continuing to nurture new ideas. Through this transitional phase it will commission and d

Heritage Open Days Exhibition at The Stade Hastings.

Accentuate Medal 7: Accentuate ensures the South East is Accessible and Welcoming to Deaf and disabled visitors

As a result of Accentuate projects, just over 1000 businesses in the South East have increased their skills and knowledge in improving access to venues and events.

Sign Dance members poss for a photo

Accentuate Medal 6: Accentuate Gives Young People a Voice!

In the three years since it was launched, Accentuate has succeeded in giving young Deaf and disabled people a voice and an opportunity to share their opinions through creative thinking.

a graphic images of layers of rock and sand and a measuring table at the side and bottom

Director's Blog

Reflecting on a busy autumn

Two young women who are wheelchair user's sitting outside on the grass with tent like structures behind

Featured Ambassador

The Our View Core Group

two young people, one is a wheelchair user, are sat smiling facing a camera on a tripod with the word DANCE on the wall behind them

Our View

We see an interesting mix of impact, activity and future planning.

The Accentuate Symposium

One year on from the Paralympic Games – what is the positive Cultural legacy? Book tickets now.

National Heritage Open Day Training Events

Accentuate is delighted to be working in partnership with the National Heritage Open Days team to deliver 3 training days which will explore how to put on low cost, accessible, Heritage Open Day events

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