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Archive for February, 2013

School of punk rock

18
Feb
2013

Somerhill School, in Hove, is a junior school which for the past few years has been holding a ‘Don’t Dis My Ability’ day. We’ve been asked in to take classes to share our stories of life on the road with Heavy Load, being in a movie, and the wider work we do around promoting people […]

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Julian’s ‘pull tips’

10
Feb
2013

I’ve just been sorting through some old things and found these tips written by Julian, who attended one of our Kiss My Disco nights. These are his tips for finding love on a night out:   1)    Look around for a girl you like 2)    Wait until she smiles at you 3)    Go up and […]

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Creating the Wild Things jukebox – day 2

09
Feb
2013

The gaffer arrived thank you uni bond. The head was still sitting over 3 heaters and there was one part still sticky and gooey. Whilst drying, Matthew made some ears and we then cut up the tape. There was a bit of excitement for us as we blew a fuse when we put the radio […]

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Creating the Wild Things jukebox – day 1

09
Feb
2013

Here’s an update from Matthew and Cash, the artists who are creating the sculpture for our rhino head juke box project: Matthew and I are to make a rhinos head for the wild things jukebox. The rhino head is the logo for wild things music. The idea was to use this huge powerful image of […]

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Gig Buddies – buddies and volunteers wanted, Brighton and East Sussex.

09
Feb
2013

Love live music? Reckon that everyone has the right to Stay Up Late?   We think that all people with learning disabilities should be able to live their lives the way they want to. You can help make this vision a reality by becoming a Gig Buddy. You will be paired up with somebody with […]

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