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Disability in the Spotlight at Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Get Your Tickets!

What is it? Starting at the beginning, BBC Ouch is the segment of the BBC that focuses on disability and its contributors are all people wh…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Jun 25, 2018

Wendy on Wheels - bringing disability into the mainstream

I recently sat down for a Skype video call to the USA to speak with Angela Ruzicka, self-published writer of the popular children’s book se…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 May 25, 2018

An Unintentional "Inspiration Porn" Star - Meet Lee Ridley aka The Lost Voice Guy

As unlikely career choices go, Lee Ridley pretty much takes the prize. The 37 year old stand up comedian has cerebral palsy, is without spe…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 May 8, 2018


Diversity Reigns In Most Inclusive and Anticipated Oscar’s Night Yet

2 years after the #OscarsSoWhite debacle, and the #MeToo movement spurring outrage and inspiration in equitable measures, 2018’s Oscars cer…

Started by Oliver Hughes

0 Mar 6, 2018


Model’s Tweet Prompts Deaf Users to Share Cinema Criticism

With awards season almost at its climax, and the Oscars less than two weeks away, the world of cinema is a buzz with anticipation to see th…

Started by Oliver Hughes

0 Feb 20, 2018


Creative Scotland Reverses Cuts to Disabled Arts Bodies

Creative Scotland has announced it is to restore funding to five arts companies following criticism of its decision to cut financial suppor…

Started by Oliver Hughes

1 Feb 9, 2018
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What’s On: Sat 10th Breaking Down Barriers, An Afternoon of Culture

The Equality and Rights Network (EARN) is to host a free afternoon of culture and events, with a focus on accessibility in Edinburgh this S…

Started by Oliver Hughes

0 Feb 8, 2018


Diversity Fashion Forum comes to Edinburgh

The Diversity Network in collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk has launched a week of talks, exhibi…

Started by Oliver Hughes

0 Feb 6, 2018


Creative Scotland Axes Over £1m in Funding from Three Disabled Arts Companies

Lung Ha studio (above) is to lose £440,455 in funding DISMAY among many this week as Creative Scotland, Scotland’s national arts body anno…

Started by Oliver Hughes

0 Jan 30, 2018

Strictly wheels; a new dance being rolled out

Picture Fred and Ginger dancing so beautifully… what if one of them had been a wheelchair user? Strictly Wheels Foundation is a charity ba…

Started by Marina Reynes Llamas

0 Mar 14, 2017


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