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  • Beautiful Octopus Club Presents

    Beautiful Octopus Club Presents

    Throughout September, October and November Heart n Soul will be hosting free online events for people with and without learning disabilities and autistic people. It’s a season of live music, dance, art, baking poetry and radio.Their next event is a free online club night on Friday 24 September from 7pm.

  • 'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

    'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

    We’re excited to announce that Disability Sheffield is one of the chosen charities to benefit from the sale of Tramlines Festival’s ‘Chari-Tees’. The limited edition specially designed ‘Be Reyt’ and ‘Beautiful Sheffield’ T-shirts cost £15. Pre-orders close on 7th July so make sure you order yours before then to not miss out!

  • Gig Buddies Launches Coronavirusfest

    Gig Buddies Launches Coronavirusfest

    Gig Buddies” is a programme run by national charity Stay Up Late, that supports people with learning disabilities to see live music through their volunteering befriending service.In response to the Coronavirus lockdown, Gig Buddies has brought many of its services online including; virtual coffee mornings, art clubs, evening socials and @Coronavirusfest – a virtual music festival to keep their beneficiaries, supporters and general public connected through music.

  • Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    This online arts community celebrates and showcases the work of artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).There are many online live streams taking place as part of the Social Distancing Festival. This includes live music, live theatre, comedy and poetry.

  • Tickets for Good

    Tickets for Good

    Would you like to receive a pair of O2 Academy tickets for free? Then please read on……Tickets for Good (T4G) uses ticket sales to create donation programmes within the events industry for charities and social projects. Disability Sheffield are to help explore improving the scheme by holding a Ticket Bank workshop on 9th December 2019 at The Circle, Sheffield. Please let us know if you’re interested in coming along.

  • Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Sheffield music venue The Leadmill has been named as one of the best in Britain by an organisation devoted to improving access for disabled concertgoers. Attitude Is Everything puts the Leadmill in its top ten for all concert halls nationwide and adds that it is one of the four best rock haunts due to its ground floor location, nearness to public transport and its staff’s helpful attitude.

  • Conference Call Over Disabled Street Musicians

    A conference on street music is calling for contributions from those interested in discussing disabled performers.

    The event will take place at the University Of East Anglia in Norwich on May 14-15, as part of the Connected Communites scheme, designed to work on understanding the changing nature of communities in historical and cultural contexts

  • Help Change Attitudes In The Music Industry

    If you’re a musician or DJ with a disability or a long term health condition that impacts on your art but you still have the ambition to focus on your creativity and push it forward to the next level, Attitude Is Everything has set up a project to help break down access barriers in the music industry.Their survey gives you the chance to share your music, join a new artist network, and share your experiences.

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