Category: Art & Access

Indoor Explorers: An Invitation

Now that a great deal of time has passed, I have finally finished setting up an online space for our existing community over at Nice Time Arts! This beta version uses Microsoft Teams in response to the digital accessibility survey that we circulated the last couple of months. Teams is easier for people to personalise […]

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A new Alliance: in conversation with #WeShallNotBeRemoved

It is with great pleasure that I introduce you, and invite you, to a new UK Disability Arts Alliance, #WeShallNotBeRemoved ! #WeShallNotBeRemoved is an alliance of UK-based disabled artists across all forms, disabled workers within the creative industry and disability led arts organisations. The group’s community currently exists mainly on Slack, and any disabled practitioners […]

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#BLACKLIVESMATTER

#ICantBreathe #Antifa #BlackLivesMatter The world is a horror show of police brutality and centuries of institutional racism that has ignited a more fierce and determined quest for justice in vast numbers of American civilians than we have seen in a long time. For now, this site has to focus on the intersectional ablism going on in […]

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Keep yourself (and your employers) busy during lockdown

A couple of weeks ago I put together a list of relevant artsy-poorly cool stuff going on online during the lockdown for Nice Time Arts, so head over there to find out about some free theatre, creative opportunities and more. Below are some bits I found this week and a number of links for you […]

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nice time arts gets online & accessible for 2020

I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be working on a virtual programme of social & creative events, meet-ups and workshops under the Nice Time Arts moniker over the next few months. This will include opportunities for coronavirus lockdown journal challenges, on which I am well aware that paid work & terrifying letters of ‘EXTREMELY […]

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art & access: what now?

What’s next for accessibility within the arts? Obviously, with the current covid lockdowns and restrictions (I’m refusing to use capital letters when I type covid, as it just provides unnecessary added alarm to the situation), physically visiting arts venues may be looking like little more than a daydream of something we may experience again one […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown Journal Challenge

**UPDATE 27/03/2020: I am in the process of putting together a resource & inspiration section on the site! I have been poorly so am moving slowly but in the mean time please send over some time-consuming and sanity-maintaining journal ideas to keep us going!** I’d written a lot of nearly finished posts, but they become […]

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Free Uber for Disabled Voters

Hi all, Quick post to let you know that Uber Access are offering free taxis to and fro from polling stations today for disabled voters! The code is from a charity that many disabled activists are – for very important reasons – not fond of, so I am not going to advertise them by mentioning […]

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Wednesday heralds spoonie artist meet-up #2!

We’ve got some comfy cushions and blankets and a kettle donated, so come along on Wednesday 13th November to the Spoonie Artist meet-up numero duo! If you’re chronically ill/disabled and interested in doing some nice arty shit and chatting bout stuff and meeting people, then come along on Wednesday! If you can’t make it, fear […]

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spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

Regular, accessible arts and crafts meet up & craftivist network!

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