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Mobility For Disability: In Carnival & Outdoor Arts

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

FREE

Are you a disabled artist? Are you a performer with mobility challenges? Are you interested in outdoor arts & carnival?
If yes – this is the event for you!
We are holding a FREE one day Seminar funded by Postcode Community Trust, thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
We welcome people with all disabilities to this very collaborative event. We particularly want to engage people with physical disabilities, not only with our own artistic activities, but with carnival & outdoor arts more generally.
This event also welcomes practitioners who work with disabled people – encouraging them to share their experiences and learn from others.
The aims of the day will be to discover and uncover the inspirations, aspirations, challenges and boundaries to disabled artists and performers, within the context of carnival and outdoor arts; and see how we (Festive Road) can create structures with disability needs in mind in the future.
The keynote speaker will be Tanja Erhart from the amazing Candoco Dance Company. Plus there’ll be opportunities for:
discussion and sharing ideas;
puppetry and performance workshops led by Puppeteer, Jo Munton from Vagabondi Theatrical Arts ;
design your own cycle powered / hand cranked art structure sessions led by Festive Road’s Jessica Rost & Clive Doherty.
Lunch and refreshments included.
There are limited places so please book your place soon to avoid disappointment!
If travelling by train – we are only a 4 mile taxi ride from Milton Keynes Central Railway Station.

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://www.festiveroad.org

Venue

Festive Road
28 Burners Lane, Kiln Farm
Milton Keynes, MK11 3HB
Website:
http://mkfestivalfringe.com

Organizer

Festive Road
Phone:
01908 921018
Email:
carnival@festiveroad.org.uk
Website:
www.festiveroad.org