Disability Arts in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Disability Arts

Abnormally Funny People

Highlights the gigs and work of this group of stand up comedians, all but one of whom is disabled.

Arcadea

The cultural agency for art, culture and disability equality in the North East of England. Background, projects, news, gallery and directory.

The Art House

National organisation for visual artists who campaign for equality of access to opportunities for work, training and exhibiting for both disabled and non-disabled artists equally.

The Arthouse Meath

Creates and exhibits artworks in printmaking and painting which celebrate the talents of adults with learning or physical disabilities or severe epilepsy.

Artlink Edinburgh

Works to increase opportunities for individuals who experience disadvantage or disability to take part in the arts around Edinburgh and the Lothians; describes their access programmes, projects, and events, with contacts and how to get involved as a participant, volunteer, or artist.

Artlink West Yorkshire

Community arts organisation specialising in arts and health initiatives, based in the Hyde Park area of Leeds.

Artsline

A disabled led charity promoting access for disabled people to arts and entertainment venues. Offers search facilities and an online forum.

Carousel

Assists people with learning disabilities to achieve their artistic ambitions. Includes music and dance sections. Brighton based.

Conquest Art

Provides art classes and workshops in painting for people with disabilities. Includes exhibition and membership details. Located in Surrey.

Corali

London based performance company that creates and tours original performance work mostly site specific works. Collaborates with dancers and artists with and without learning disabilities.

DaDa

Disability and Deaf Arts organisation based in Liverpool and concerned with the promotion of equal access for disabled people from arts training to audience development and programming.

DaDaFest Scotland

Mini festival of DaDa events in Glasgow and Edinburgh, working with key Scottish disabled and deaf companies including Birds of Paradise, Sounds of Progress and Lung Ha’s.

Dash

Disability arts in Shropshire. Promotes and supports disabled people interested in the arts. View news, image galleries and a users forum.

Disability Arts Cymru

A Welsh charity creating opportunities for disabled and deaf people to develop their skills in the arts. Includes membership details.

Disability Arts Online

Gives disabled and deaf artists, performers, film-makers, writers, and critics a place to talk about developing artistic practice and accessing the arts.

Disability Writes

Community for writers with a disability; includes information on how to subscribe plus links and a forum.

The Disabled Photographers Society

Helps and encourages disabled people to take up and enjoy photography. Includes members images and an online forum.

The Edward Lear Foundation

Think tank set up to create new thinking in Disability Arts, specifically not led by the policy-making of arts funding bodies and with key roles for Disability artists.

Epic Arts

Arts charity who organise and run visual art, drama, dance and music projects for people with disabilities in the UK, Cambodia and other international locations.

First Movement

Works with learning disabled people by placing them in a situation where their work takes place alongside other creative people. Operates in the East Midlands.

Full Circle

A North West based arts organisation led by disabled people working nationally to include disabled people in all aspects of the arts.

Low Vision Art

A large text site about painting with low vision by Barrie Goodfellow a registered blind and deaf artist. Includes an image gallery.

National Disability Art Collection & Archive

Archive brings to life the heritage and rich history of the Disability Arts Movement.

Project Ability

Development arts organisation promoting the importance of the arts to disabled individuals.

Proud PAC

PROUD Performing Arts Company was set up to provide enriching acting, dance and singing sessions for adults with learning disabilities. View session details, times and contacts. Kent based.

The Richard Attenborough Centre

The centre for arts, education and disability located at the University of Leicester's arts centre. Includes course details and workshops.

Shape

Working to improve access to the arts for deaf and disabled people. Details of how to get involved, ticket sales and news.

Surrey Integrated Arts Consortium Limited

A disability led charity supporting people with sensory, physical and learning disabilities through art. Surrey based.

Sync South East

Was a leadership development programme designed to support and develop Deaf and disabled people and disability arts organisations and projects in the South East of England. The project ran from 2009 - 2011.

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