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27 Aug 2020
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A call out for d/Deaf, disabled or neurodivergent composers

This call out is from Psappha, the Manchester based music ensemble.

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25 Aug 2020
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Celebrating 50 years of Alf’s Act with Manchester Histories

Remembering the world's first legislation around disability.

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2 Apr 2020
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DaDaFest Scratch: Our Advisors' Review

Our advisory group give us their thoughts on DaDaFest Scratch at Unity Theatre. 

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26 Feb 2020
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Meet our advisors: Leona

With applications to join our DaDaFest Advisors currently open, get to know team-member, Leona!

 

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21 Feb 2020
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'Footsteps Quiet in Shadow' - Ben Lunn tells us more!

With DaDaFest-supported concert, ‘Footsteps Quiet in Shadow’ coming up, 4 March at The Bluecoat, we asked composer, Ben Lunn, to tell as a bit more about the line-up. 

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31 Jan 2020
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Marshmallows and #SquadGoals

Find out what we learned from our Rushton/Raw day of events.

 

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20 Jan 2020
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Disability History Month: Our Journey

Following on from Disability History Month in December, our newest recruit, Sarah, sat down with our longest-serving member of staff, Barry, to look back over our journey so far.

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13 Jan 2020
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Call Out: DaDaFest Advisors

We are looking for D/deaf or disabled individuals with a passion for the arts to join our group of advisors and help shape the future of DaDaFest. Could this be you?

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29 Oct 2019
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Meet the Artist: Jordan Connerty

In this Q and A, we speak to artist Jordan and mentor Meg about how the development of Jordan's theatre piece is coming along... 

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30 Aug 2019
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Meet the Artist: Pierce Starre

We talked to live artist Pierce Starre about 'Spill Yer Tea', owning their dyslexia and growing up as a Child of Deaf Adults.

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23 Jul 2019
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How to get the most out of a placement

Maraiga has just landed her first role as a Collections Officer at the Lightbox Gallery in Sussex after completing one of our taster placements. 

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25 Jun 2019
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About ‘Music for Friends’: Ben Lunn

Ben Lunn talks about, ’Music for Friends’, a new commission by DaDaFest and performed by DaDaFest Ensemble at DaDaFest Scratch on 11 July at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

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