Category: Politics

upcoming event – voice hearing in brazil *date changed to 12th oct*

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS) are a fab organisation who promote psychosocial and peer supported approaches to voice hearing and mental health work internationally. * Please note the date change to the 12th October 1-4pm * I became a member when I stumbled upon a talk from one of my […]

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ART & ACCESS: Janelle Monae @The Castlefield Bowl

There were a few articles just before the gig as well as just after about the mostly appalling access situation at Manchester Castlefield Bowl. The day before the gig, I was reading the BBC article and also having the most absurd series of conversations with Manchester International Festival’s ‘Access Team’ on the phone. Despite my […]

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Partisan’s Access Fund Launch Events

This week, there will be two events in order to celebrate the newly launched Partisan Access Fund! Partisan Collective is closer now than ever to their goal of becoming a more accessible building and therefore provide a more accessible service. The first event is on Thursday 20th June in the basement at Partisan Collective; you […]

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ART & ACCESS: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

I was very lucky in Liverpool to spend my Monday afternoon with the very lovely Laura and Brendan from The Everyman Theatre on Hope Street, discussing this blog’s current research theme of ‘Art & Access’ in relation to their outreach work and in-house efforts.  Laura’s job as Community Engagement Officer is to engage people who […]

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IWD 2019

There are a shit ton of events that look amazing around Manchester today and this weekend in celebration of International Women’s Day, but alas I am still too poorly to attend (ahem. Cue violin strings, please). This time last year me n a fab lady colleague took some fab young people on a trip to […]

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Catch-up & THANKS & HOZZIE

Hello, An extremely belated post here so hurriedly trying to cover a number of things. Firstly, thank you to everyone who came to the Still Ill OK launch event at HEAD in Stretford. We made some cool art which, as promised, will come together to form the first issue of the Still Ill OK zine […]

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Democracy, disability & devolution – workshop

I will be running a craftivism workshop focusing specifically on the zine format on day 2 of Breakthrough UK’s brilliant upcoming event, Democracy, Disability and Devolution; an event aiming to encourage more disabled women to get involved in politics. The event takes place over two days and features inspiring female politicians to speak to, various […]

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brexit schmexit: the nhs has been prepping since last year

What does Brexit mean for disabled people?

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