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Archive for February, 2011

Time Spanners – 10 years anniversary concert

27
Feb
2011

The Time Spanners (who appeared on the first Wild Things compilation) are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year with a concert and DVD launch. The Time Spanners Tenth Anniversary Concert and DVD Launch at Newbury Library, The Wharf, Newbury, Saturday 12th March 2011 Time: 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm (Doors open at 6.40) You’ll be […]

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Support Disability Awareness Day

23
Feb
2011

Our friends at Warrington Disability Partnership have asked us to help them promote their Disability Awareness Day. It looks set to be a great occasion. (click for more details) This year Disability Awareness Day has been affective by goverment cutbacks and they are trying to raise funds to keep it going. Please feel free to […]

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24th Feb – LTD Fest, Camden – Free entry, TV filming

21
Feb
2011

Hi all This week Heavy Load are headlining Ella Prendegast’s ‘Let’s Talk Disability’ Festival at Proud in Camden, hosted by Jameela Jamil. There’s loads going on and it’s all being filmed for Channel 4’s Battlefront programme. The fun starts at 1pm and will be over by 5pm. Now I hear you say, “that’s not very […]

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18th March – The Fish Police Are Coming

16
Feb
2011

Hi all Friday 18th March is going to be a busy night. AS well as Heavy Load in Stepnet the mighty Fish Police are playing at The Squidz Club down at The Albany, Deptford. If you haven’t heard thier song ‘Japanese Girl’ yet you absolutely must do. It is brilliant. https://www.thefishpolice.com/ See below for details […]

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Heavy Load and Camden Calling – 18th March, Stepney, East London

15
Feb
2011

Hi all We’ve got a gig with our mates at Camden Calling on Friday 18th March. It’s all kicking off at The George Tavern, 373 Commercial Road, Stepney, East London,  E1 0LA Come down and enjoy the chaos – and support the fantastic work Camden Calling do with homeless people in London. Paul

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Hereford – 25th March with the People’s Union

15
Feb
2011

Hi all We’re getting details of Stay Up Late events happening all over the place at the moment, and here’s another one from our friends up in Hereford. We’ll have more news on more Stay Up Late activitie shortly too Paul

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Bubble Club – 23rd Feb, Brick Lane, London

11
Feb
2011

The Bubble Club are having a really special night lined up with soul divah, Lizzie Emeh making a live appearance as well as speed dating, DJs and massages. It’s going to be a great night, see below for more info

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Campaign for a fair society

08
Feb
2011

Hi all Today (the 8th February 2011) sees the launch of this really important campaign (with a full page ad in The Times) which expresses the universal right we all have to live life on our own terms. In the government’s comprehensive spending review, announced on October 20 last year, Chancellor George Osborne insisted that […]

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More news from our friends in the north – Under The Stars

05
Feb
2011

The chaps at Under The Stars are keeping busy as usual in making sure there’s loads of things for people with learning disabilities in the north of England. We’ll keep you posted with news of club nights and other events nearer the time but here’s their news for now: Starry News – February 2011 Happy […]

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Wild Bunch – Valentines Party 17th Feb – The Garage London

05
Feb
2011

Those crazy Wild Bunchers seem to have some inside information on our very own ‘Gorgeous George Osborne’ See below for details and a ‘quote’ from old ‘Gorgeous’ himself. It’s always a great night at The Wildbunch and here’s their message… www.wildbunchclub.com Dear Wild Bunchers On Thursday February 17th Wild Bunch moves to a new venue for […]

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