The Village School session at the Cultural Inclusion Conference asked ‘How do we make things that are not happening happen?’ They explored the barriers for disabled people accessing culture and arts, these are some of their responses:
Have a look at this article on the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto in nasen Connect. The magazine from the National Association of Special Educational Needs is published every two months and is sent to it’s Silver and Gold members who are… Read More »
We were delighted to hold the inaugural Cultural Inclusion Conference on 18 October. Over 100 delegates from across education, arts and cultural organisations and disability bodies came together to explore access to arts and culture for people with young people… Read More »
At the cultural inclusion conference at the Hammersmith Lyric last week, I promised to send you some information about how you can engage with nasen moving forwards. Our offer around cultural inclusion continues to evolve, but there are two ways… Read More »
VocalEyes, in collaboration with Stagetext and Autism in Museums are delighted to publish the State of Museum Access 2018 and launch the Museum Access Pledge. See more
Labour and Prince Charles vow to support creativity in schools, the Guardian reports. Artists and politicians at Royal Albert Hall event voice concerns over slide of arts in school. See more
Rhythmix are joining others in moving away from using the term SEN/D – they are going to END talking about SEN/D! See more to find out why.
Colouring books for all ages and abilities by Dan White. See more
Author of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto and Lead Practitioner of the Creative Arts at Westminster Special Schools, Paul Morrow, leads a curated 30-minute tour of five works from this year’s Summer Exhibition. 2nd August 2018. See more
The Cultural Inclusion Manifesto is a recently launched initiative which aims to ensure that the cultural offer in London is both inclusive and sustainable. We are passionate about the rights of disabled children and young people to access a broad… Read More »
There is much debate about curriculum content at the moment. A significant and feisty debate on the cultural canon for our schools. This great piece from Stephen Unwin shows why it is so important that the art and culture we… Read More »
Blog by Martin Boniface. Last month, my son, Harry was excited to go to the theatre. Harry has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and no speech, Harry loves animals and when his Dimensions support worker took him to see Into the Woods, a… Read More »
School Travel Organiser report The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith recently hosted the official launch of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto, a statement of intent to address children’s needs for better access to cultural and arts opportunities. See more
AND Advocate Paul Morrow introduces the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto – a guiding set of principles to help achieve real inclusion. See more
Meet the Flamingo Chicks, the ballet that encourage inclusivity and where youngsters of all abilities can enjoy themselves. BBC: see more
The Arts Council believe that making and experiencing arts and culture can transform quality of life for individuals and communities. Take a look at the projects and information below to find out more, and help them to spread the word… Read More »
See the first Cultural Inclusion Newsletter here
Great to have coverage in Schools Week for Cultural Inclusion. See more and go to page 19.
A partnership between four Special Needs Schools and two London cultural institutions; The Wallace Collection and The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith See more
A briefing paper from the Cultural Learning Alliance on why the arts make us happier and healthier. See more.
Thanks to School Travel Organiser for promoting the Cultural Inclusion manifesto in their April 2018 edition of their magazine for secondary schools. See more (go to page 6)
An impressive example of what can be achieved in providing a rich cultural experience for pupils through partnerships with external groups and providers. See more
Accessibility & the Arts: Shining a light on initiatives across the country This blog from Arts Award highlights that Arts should be accessible to everyone. It shows how many arts and cultural organisations across the country are working hard to… Read More »
Dr Daisy Fancourt argues that doctors should be able to prescribe arts to patients they think would benefit. See more.
Hundreds of deaf and disabled music fans still experience problems purchasing tickets to live concerts and festivals, a new report has found. See more here
Autism in Museums is a new initiative to raise awareness of accessibility for all in museums and sharing autism in museums best practice and events. See more.
The Mayor has made culture and the creative industries one of his top priorities. He has set out his policies and commitments for culture and invites all Londoners to support him in the development and delivery of his ambitions for… Read More »
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is thought to be the first professional orchestra in the world to form an ensemble of disabled musicians…. See more here
Have you ever wondered what goes on in an All Party Parliamentary Group? Should you be attending them and, if so, what can you expect? What will you get out of it? Read on to find out the answers to… Read More »