Grassroots charity promoting the right for people with learning disabilities to have a choice about how they live their lives

Archive for May, 2013

Stay Up Late at The Great Escape – Part 1 of the Stay Up Late story

31
May
2013

We were thrilled to be asked to contribute to Brighton’s Great Escape Festival this year, taking part in a seminar session on how the music industry could support people with learning disabilities to get more involved as musicians, behind the scenes and as audiences. Contributing to the session were Ryan O’Donovan (of Beat Express and […]

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Want to go to WOMAD with Yellow Submarine?

11
May
2013

Yellow Submarine are a charity who organise holidays for people with learning disabilities. This year they’re running a trip to the fantastic WOMAD festival in Wiltshire young adults (20’s-young 30’s) from the Oxfordshire area and we have a few spaces left. They will be camping for the entire festival and have 4 staff/volunteers there to assist […]

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Where it all began – Heavy Load movie now on Vimeo on demand

04
May
2013

I guess like a lot of movements it started over a pint in a pub. For years Heavy Load had played gigs where we’d watch our audience leave just as we got on stage. We never considered this may be anything to do with the quality of our performances! We thought something else was going […]

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