Tag: art and access

Zine Club: Winter Survival

This will take place at Manchester Art Gallery, in Studio One (on the ground floor). This zine club will be themed on WINTER SURVIVAL. How do get through the short dark winter days? What are your self-care tips? What plans and projects do you have planned this year? What do you love about winter? Let’s […]

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Spoonie Artist Meet Up #2

Apologies for having to reschedule the previous event time late notice – Ellie had a big old virus that wouldn’t go away cos, you know, autoimmune diseases and all that. Anyway, we’re back and non-contagious and would love to see as many spoonies and disabled creatives from greater manchester as possible! The special skill we […]

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Disabled Womens Space at Sapphormation 2019

We will be hosting a disabled women’s craft space at this years Sapphormation. This space is open to all women who love women who are chronically ill, disabled, neurodivergent, to get together, socialise, play with and make art. We will be in room G17 at 3:45-4:45pm. What is Sapphormation? To fully understand the inequities of […]

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A light yellow background with bright pink square, pink and black text stating 'Art therapy, peer support and CBT without the - and then asterisks in place of a swearword. FART Journalling. Thursday 15th August at The Yard Theatre in Hulme.

Journalling Course – Still Ill x cbt/art therapy

As part of the new venture I’ve been going on about – Nice Time Arts, in case you haven’t heard – I have written an 8 week ‘Journalling for Journalling’s Sake’ or ‘F-ART’ course (Fun-ART) for adults with long term health conditions and/or disabilities. Dates and times for the first cohort have not been confirmed, […]

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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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manchester access project – saturday 6th july 2.30pm

Join us to map YOUR experiences of Manchester!

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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 AND ACCESS: BBC 6 FESTIVAL – SUNDAY

Sunday was a bad day for me and my body. In hindsight, it was a bad-bad situation that led to an even worse situation last week that led to urgent (and totally traumatising) procedures on both hips, which in turn led to my current situation: still completely and totally shit. Hence the very late post […]

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ART & ACCESS: BBC RADIO 6 FESTIVAL – FRIDAY

Incredible and incredibly cold gig experience.

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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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