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April 2019

Business Disability Forum’s Annual Conference

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom

Within business, who is leading the way regarding disability? What does this look like? How is it being done? Generously sponsored by HSBC UK. Within business, who is leading the way regarding disability? What does this look like? How is it being done? In a world where Brexit is looming, now more than ever before, we need to hear from business leaders who continue to lead the way within their organisations and have made a real impact in the lives of…

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May 2019

MS Society Annual Lecture

May 1
Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl
London, NW1 4LE

On Wednesday 1 st May, we will be holding our Annual Stop MS appeal lecture. Taking place at the Royal College of Physicians, we will hear from Richard Reynolds, Professor of Cellular Neurobiology at Imperial College and Scientific Director of the MS Society Tissue Bank. Professor Richard Reynolds will present his lecture: ‘Drug developments for progressive MS: How close are we to success? The lecture will be followed by a panel session with our eminent Stop MS Scientific Ambassadors. This…

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Autism’s Got Talent 2019

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Mermaid Theatre, Puddle Dock
London, EC4V 3DB United Kingdom

Leading Autism Campaigner Anna Kennedy OBE, in association with Pineapple Performing Arts, is hosting her Annual smash hit production Autism’s Got Talent – on 4th May 2019 at The Mermaid Theatre, London as part of her ongoing campaign to support children and adults with autism. Since 2012 the creation of ‘Autism’s Got Talent’, has received high media attention. This star-studded spectacular event will showcase amazingly talented performances by adults and children with autism. The performers, which will consist of singers,…

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What Girls Are Made Of

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - May 15 @ 9:30 pm
Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square
Dundee, DD1 1PB United Kingdom

It’s 1992. In a small town in Fife, a girl is desperate to get out into the world. An ad in the local paper declares: Band Seeks Singer. Grunge has gone global, indie kids are inheriting the earth, and a schoolgirl from Glenrothes is catapulted to a rock star lifestyle as the singer in a hot new indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t. Based on her meticulously detailed teenage diaries, this…

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My Left Right Foot – The Musical

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - May 25 @ 9:30 pm
Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square
Dundee, DD1 1PB United Kingdom

The local am-dram society is under pressure to comply with the equalities agenda. They come up with a cunning plan; create a gripping show starring ‘the disabled’. What could be better than Oscar-winning My Left Foot? The only snag is they can’t find any disabled actors – but that never stopped Daniel Day-Lewis! In the world of amateur theatre, winning the one-act festival isn’t a matter of life and death – it’s much more important. Throw in a few love triangles and…

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June 2019

Ladies of all Nations International Presents: Beautiful Survivors

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Universal Peace Federation House, 43 Lancaster Gate
London, W2 3NA United Kingdom

Theme: I Have My Power Back This is purely dedicated to unstoppable,  unique individuals, disabled and beautiful survivors. 'Beautiful Survivors' is an initiative dedicated to recognising people who have been victims of circumstances beyond their control but still emerge as winners. Those who have faced various challenges in their lives. These extraordinary people are survivors, resilient, fighters, champions, changemakers and community activists. These are people who have distinguished themselves from challenges in their lives so that they can contribute to different…

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Brotherwood WAV Weekend

June 6 @ 9:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford
Yeovil, BA22 7LH United Kingdom

Behind the scenes at Brotherwood their development team are hard at work as they continue to develop innovative and unique new vehicle conversions based on client feedback. They have lots of exciting new products in the pipeline for 2019, which they can't wait to show you! Keep an eye on their website for more details on upcoming products - and save the date in your diary for the 2019 Brotherwood WAV Weekend - which promises to be their biggest yet,…

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ERSA Employability Awards 2019

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Regents Park, 27 Sussex Pl, Marylebone
London, NW1 4RG United Kingdom

Celebrating the achievements of organisations and individuals working in partnership to help jobseekers in their journey towards, into and progression in work. The ERSA Employability Awards 2019, now in their seventh year, aims to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the employment support sector. Nominations are encouraged from those involved in the journey to work including jobseekers, employment advisers, employers and organisations involved in employment support. ERSA welcomes nominations from across the employment spectrum including local authorities, housing associations,…

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Remap Awards 2019

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Remap, NCVO, Society Building, 8 All Saints St,
London, N1 9RL United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is official media partners of the Remap Awards 2019, where we will be awarding the ‘Able Magazine Award’ at this year's event. Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers. We help disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. This tailor-made equipment helps people to carry out essential daily tasks without having to ask for help, or helps them take part in leisure…

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The Big Event 2019

June 28 @ 9:00 am - June 29 @ 4:00 pm
The Big Event, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green
Birmingham, B40 1NT United Kingdom
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This year The Big Event is taking place at an exciting new venue, the NEC, Birmingham. Come along to our flagship event to see the UK's largest display of vehicles for disabled people and discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with the Motability Scheme. It's free to attend, with free parking and everyone's welcome! Visiting The Big Event The Big Event brings together everything available on the Motability Scheme to make joining the Scheme as easy as…

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July 2019

Kidz to Adultz Wales & West

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kidz to Adultz Wales and the West, Thornbury Leisure Centre
Bristol, South Gloucestershire BS35 3JB United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year’s Kidz to Adultz Events 2019! Welcome to the ‘Kidz to Adultz’ events organised by Disabled Living. Disabled Living has an enviable reputation of organising the very prestigious Kidz to Adultz event since 2001 and now hold five of the largest FREE UK exhibitions totally dedicated to children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and all the professionals who support and…

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One Big Day Exeter Event

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
One Big Day Exeter Event, Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary
Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ United Kingdom

One Big Day at Westpoint, Exeter provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with the Motability Scheme. There will be a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs), scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what's more, admission is free! Visiting One Big Day Exeter One Big Day Exeter brings together everything available on the Motability Scheme to make joining the Scheme as easy as possible. It's free to attend and…

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August 2019

One Big Day Yorkshire Event

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
One Big Day Yorkshire Event, Yorkshire Event Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground
Harrogate, Yorkshire HG2 8NZ United Kingdom

One Big Day at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability. There is a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what's more, admission is free! Visiting One Big Day Harrogate One Big Day Harrogate brings together everything available on the Motability Scheme to make joining the Scheme as easy as possible. It's free to attend and a…

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Superhero Tri 2019 (powered by npower)

August 17
Dorney Lake, Off Court Lane,
Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6QP United Kingdom

There are three unique challenges to choose from and three very different ways to take part. You can fly solo, unite with family and friends for our team relays, or tow your Superhero around the entire course in our world first Sidekick Tris. Read on to choose your challenge and get booking! Find out more here: http://superheroseries.co.uk/superhero-tri

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Mersea Festival 2019

August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 8:00 am
Essex Outdoors Mersea, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea
Colchester, CO5 8SX United Kingdom

Starting in 1981 – Britain’s ‘Year of the Disabled’ – the Mersea Island Festival has been an annual event each August at Essex Outdoors Mersea (East Mersea Youth Camp). The Festival aims to bring together young people and adults with or without a physical or learning disability to take part in a wide variety of activities that challenge and stimulate, helping to build the confidence and feelings of self worth in participants. At the same time they are fun and…

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September 2019

One Big Day Peterborough Event

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
One Big Day Peterborough Event, East of England Arena and Events Centre, Oundle Rd, Alwalton
Peterborough, PE2 6XE United Kingdom

One Big Day at the East of England Arena provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability. There is a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what's more, admission is free! Visiting One Big Day Peterborough One Big Day Peterborough brings together everything available on the Motability Scheme to make joining the Scheme as easy as possible. It's free to attend and a…

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Rehacare International 2019

September 18 @ 10:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm
Rehacare, Messe Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße 61
Düsseldorf, 40474 Germany
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Able Magazine is at REHACARE, Düsseldorf this September! REHACARE is the leading international trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, inclusion and care. With over 30 years of expertise and wide-ranging experience of the market, this fair is an ideal platform for anyone with disabilities, care requirements or chronic conditions as well as for the elderly. The quality and diversity of REHACARE are reflected in numerous "focal parks", info events, industry representatives, service providers, paying authorities and non-profit exhibitors. Over 900 national and…

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M-Enabling Forum Europe 2019

September 19 @ 10:00 am
CCD Congress Center, Düsseldorf Süd, Stockumer Kirchstraße
Düsseldorf, 61 40474 Germany
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Able Magazine is at M-Enabling Forum Europe in Dusseldorf this September! The M at M-Enabling stands for mobile applications and the mobile network that connects all devices and services. Over one trillion people worldwide live with impairments or belong to an aging population. This is a market that is still under-exploited for new and advanced mobile applications and services. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is one of the fastest-negotiated human rights: adopted by the United Nations…

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Sense Awards 2019

September 19 @ 12:00 pm
Sense Awards, Sense Touchbase Pears, 750 Bristol Rd
Birmingham, B29 6NA United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is an official media partner of Sense Awards 2019! The national disability charity, Sense, has announced it will host its annual Sense Awards on Thursday 19th September. The awards, now in their 16th year, recognise the outstanding achievements of disabled people with complex needs, as well as the staff, carers, family members, volunteers and fundraisers that support them. The public are now invited to submit their nominations for categories that include, ‘person of the year’, ‘sibling of the year’,…

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One Big Day Edinburgh Event

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston
Edinburgh, EH28 8NB United Kingdom

One Big Day at the Edinburgh Royal Highland Centre provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability. There is a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what’s more, admission is free! Visiting One Big Day Edinburgh One Big Day Edinburgh brings together everything available on the Motability Scheme to make joining the Scheme as easy as possible. It’s free to attend and a great…

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November 2019

Purple Tuesday

November 11
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Tuesday 11th November 2018 is Purple Tuesday and it’s definitely worth highlighting the date in your diary since it’s the UK’s first accessible shopping day, established to recognise the importance and needs of disabled consumers and promote inclusive shopping. Purple Tuesday is being co-ordinated by disability organisation, Purple, with the endorsement of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and support from launch partners, including some of the biggest names in retail, such as: Argos, Barclays, British Retail Consortium, Contacta,…

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Kidz to Adultz North

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Kidz to Adultz North, EventCity, Barton Dock Road
Manchester, M17 8AS United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year’s Kidz to Adultz Events 2019! Welcome to the ‘Kidz to Adultz’ events organised by Disabled Living. Disabled Living has an enviable reputation of organising the very prestigious Kidz to Adultz event since 2001 and now hold five of the largest FREE UK exhibitions totally dedicated to children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and all the professionals who support and…

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August 2021

Special Olympics GB – Anniversary Games 2021

August 3, 2021 - August 7, 2021

Able Magazine is the official media partner of the Special Olympics GB’s 2021, the largest registered charity providing year-round sports training and competition opportunities for people with intellectual (learning) disabilities in England, Scotland and Wales and was founded in 1978. The Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games will involve approximately 1,400 athletes and 400 coaches and officials, with an estimated 2,500 family members also attending the Games. Access to watch all of the sports will be free to the public. https://youtu.be/fzqwKc3RSos…

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