Disability Dance Discussion & Networking Day

Wednesday 7 November 2018 10:30am until 4pm Touchbase Pears, Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham free Book your place

Co-hosted by Dance Hub Birmingham, People Dancing and Sense @ Touchbase Pears; join us for a consultation and uplifting conversation about supporting those working in and with dance for d/deaf and disabled people.

A West Midlands regional consultation, discussion and networking day for dancers, artists and organisations working by, for and with disabled dancers. Co-hosted and supported by Sense, Touchbase Pears & People Dancing.

To tell us about any access needs/special requests, please contact Amy at Dance Hub to discuss further on email amydaltonhardy@culturecentral.co.uk or call 0121 6071803 


10:30 – 11.00 Welcome & Tea/Coffee

11-11.15 Scene Setting - Dance Hub and People Dancing

11.15 - 12.30 Blended Practical & Discussion Activity

What do we celebrate in our work? What concerns us?

What have we seen/experienced that inspires?

What ideas/ opportunities do we see?

12:30 – 13.30 LUNCH - Seek out your matching colour

13.30 -13.50 Sharing/ Film Screening

14.00 – 15.00 Small Group Activities

How do findings from morning session, translate to our ambitions, actions,

hopes? Map onto Action Plan as S.M.A.R.T actions

15.00 – 15.15 BREAK

15:15 – 16.00 Whole Group Activity

Now, with some idea of our assets and challenges, how can Dance Hub help? What’s then left for us to do outside that? What is the overlap? Move these around on Action Plan, aiming for clarity on who can – and can’t – do what.

16.00 - 16:30 Plenary - Reflections on the day.

Image credit above: Sensibility Festival

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