Links and resources

We hope the following list of organisations and websites will be useful. If you have any suggestions for websites for us to link to here please contact us.

Disability and Deaf Arts Organisations

ArtSpider – a guide, forum and resource for learning disability arts.

Candoco –  dance group that integrates able and disabled dancers.

DASH Arts – a disability arts organisation in Shropshire.

Disability Arts Cymru – disability arts organisation for Wales

Deafinitely Theatre – a Deaf-led theatre company.

Disability Arts Online – website discussing Disability Arts with blogs, news, interviews and reviews.

Drake Music Project – works with disabled people to create music.

Extant – Britain’s only performing arts company for visually impaired people.

Graeae – champions accessibility and provides a platform for new generations of Deaf and disabled talent through the creation of trail-blazing theatre

Mind the Gap – a theatre group for people with learning disabilities.

Prism Arts – supporting excluded groups in Cumbria to realise their creative potential.

SHAPE Arts – works towards improving access to the arts.

Vital Xposure – a leading disabled-led theatre company.

Arts in Liverpool

FACT – (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK’s leading media arts centre, based in Liverpool.

Liverpool Biennial the UK’s Biennial of Contemporary Art.

Liverpool Empire – a theatre in Liverpool.

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse – two theatres which provide Liverpool and the North West with a blend of home-produced, innovative and classic work.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – award winning classical music from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and live music gigs and concerts at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Tate Liverpool – art gallery displaying British and international modern and contemporary art, and hosting special exhibitions and events. situated on the Albert Dock.

The Bluecoat – showcasing visual art, live art, music, dance and literature. It is also where DaDaFest is based.

Unity Theatre – Located in the heart of Liverpool’s cultural quarter Unity has a reputation for creating innovative theatre.

Liverpool Events Guide – What to see and do in Liverpool.


Disability and Deaf Media

BBC Ouch! – a blog about disability life.

The Limping Chicken – a website concerning deaf news, views and culture.


Access to Work –  government scheme giving help, support and advice in work.

DisabledGo – providing access guides on a variety of different venues.

Go Genie – a growing database that tells you what accessibility facilities any place has.

Stagetext – offers news, reviews and listings of captioned plays, films and other art forms.

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