Archive for May, 2010

Disability Pride Cymru

May 22, 2010

The Celebration in the Basin is now just 3 weeks away!

Disability Pride Cymru 2010 will be a fun filled family day out for everyone! It takes place in Cardiff’s Oval Basin (Roald Dahl Plass) on June 12th 2010.

On stage will be the legendary HEAVY LOAD, supported by the award-winning Julie McNamara, JJ & Co, Unusual Stage School, Contagious Spirit, Kaite O’Reilly’s d Monologues, Batuwe Beatz, Vaguely Artistic (Odyssey Theatre and Community Music Wales) and UCAN Productions…all compèred by that inimitable star of stage and screen Mat Fraser.

There will be a Circus Skills workshop, a Patua Dance workshop, a wonderful Storyteller (Giles Abbott) and a host of other activities in the marquee. Outside there will be children’s rides, more than 40 stalls offering information and advice, a bar for grown ups and ice cream for the kids plus a food piazza offering locally produced food and drink.

The day starts at midday and ends at 7.00pm – and admission is absolutely FREE.

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Disability Pride Cymru – celebrating the achievements of disabled people

Disability Pride Cymru is a partnership comprising most of the major charities and organisations working with and for disabled people living in Wales. Disability Pride Cymru 2010 will be an inclusive fun-filled family festival celebrating the achievements of disabled people, recognising their contribution to society and challenging stereotypical views of disability.

Funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, Scope Cymru, Big Lottery Fund Awards for All, Gwalia Care and Support, Unite and Disability Arts Cymru.