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Posted: Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dot to Dot

Felicity Doolette is a dancer and performer with Restless Dance Theatre. She is a striking young woman with dark brown very curly hair that falls to her shoulders. She is pictured against a black background and wears a high necked black blouse. She has a charming broad smile.

Guest blogger: Felicity Doolette The Dot to Dot program provides participants with a strong foundation in understanding the arts sector, particularly in the area of disability, and how to work within it. The diverse nature of the program allowed me to broaden my understanding of a community and sector I...

Posted: Wednesday 15 January, 2014

A poem a day

Guest blogger Katie Keys.

Guest blogger: Katie Keys I love words. I love reading them, writing them, playing around to see what they can do. I love the jigsaw puzzle of trying to get all the right words in just the right order. I love scribbling them in notebooks and sending them out online....

Posted: Friday 13 December, 2013

Big Congrats media artist and film maker James Kurtze!

Award winner James Kurtze stands in front of his arts installation.

The bi-annual Oska Bright Film Festival in the UK, features the work of learning disabled artists both from the UK and from international entrants. The festival ran between the 17-19 November, with the award ceremony taking place on the evening of 19 November, at which Jane Mote from Channel 8...

Posted: Wednesday 16 October, 2013

SONS & Mothers – a documentary discussion we all need to have

Promotional image for Sons and Mothers the documentary.

Recently I told colleagues how pleased I was that the first feature film Christopher Houghton made after our documentary SONS & mothers included an actor with down syndrome. She wasn’t playing a disabled person, far from it; she was just an ordinary waitress. I shouldn’t say ordinary, she did share...