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July 2018

‘Her Abilities’ open for nominations

July 2, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Nominations for Her Abilities, the first global award celebrating the achievements of women with disabilities, will be open for nominations from 2nd July till 30th September. Her Abilities, a Light for the World initiative, is inspired and driven forward by Ethiopian disability activist Yetnebersh Nigussie – 2018 Spirit of Helen Keller Awardee and 2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureate. https://youtu.be/S9NqBMPZfM8 “The main message of this award is: focus on our 99 abilities, not our one disability!” says Nigussie. An independent award…

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Living with MS Epsom sponsored by Wellspect

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
MS Society Epsom, Epsom Downs racecourse
Surrey, KT18 5LQ United Kingdom
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MS Society are really excited to be holding their fully accessible Living with MS event, Epsom Racecourse. Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year's Living with MS Events 2018! What can you expect? • A mix of inspirational and motivational talks on different aspects of life with MS • An opportunity to meet other people affected by MS (and make new friends) • A choice of interactive workshops on topics such as benefits, symptom management and dance and exercise…

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Festival in the Park 2018

July 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christchurch Green, Woodbine Place
London, E11 2RH United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is at Festival in the Park this July! Redbridge is hosting the first international disability awareness day festival in London. We are inviting you to be part of this exciting event which will reach out to thousands of people across the borough and beyond. The festival provides people with a disability and mental ill-health the opportunity to be involved in an activity that most people take for granted, as well as the chance to enjoy a feel-good community…

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Global Disability Summit 2018

July 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Global Disability Summit, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London, E20 2ST United Kingdom

On 24 July 2018 the UK government will co-host its first-ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya. The summit will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and will bring together more than 700 delegates from governments, donors, private sector organisations, charities and organisations of persons with disabilities. The Global Disability Summit will raise global attention and focus on a long-neglected area, mobilise new global and national commitments on disability…

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World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

July 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
SEC Glasgow, SEC Centre, Exhibition Way
Glasgow, G3 8YW United Kingdom
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Able Magazine will be at World Down Syndrome Congress this July! Come say hi to the team! The World Down Syndrome Congress is coming to Glasgow. It’s the first time in 32 years that it‘s been in the UK. A 3-day event that will inform, inspire and influence everyone who attends for years into the future! You’ll be part of a worldwide Down’s syndrome community with three days filled with world renowned speakers, cutting edge research presentations, and opportunities to socialise and meet people from across the Globe.…

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September 2018

Unlimited Festival 2018

September 5, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Southbank Centre, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom

Able Magazine is proud to support Unlimited Festival 2018! Unlimited festival returns to Southbank Centre from 5 to 9 September to showcase extraordinary new work by disabled artists. The bi-annual festival brings together music, performance and art across five days at London’s riverside arts centre. The festival has an abundance of free events, plus relaxed performances and BSL-integrated events, so there's even more reason to get involved. Born out of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Southbank Centre's Unlimited is a biennial…

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Scotland Mobility Day with Allied Mobility

September 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Scotland Mobility Day, SEC Centre, Exhibition Way
Glasgow, G3 8YW United Kingdom

Allied Mobility are delighted to announce that tickets for their Scotland Mobility Day are now available!  In partnership with their sister brand, Mobility Solutions, they're excited to invite you to the Riverside Museum.  This award-winning transport museum is home to a collection of over 3,000 objects including skateboards, vintage cars and prams, all giving an insight into Glasgow’s past. As the UK’s leading supplier of 9heelchair accessible vehicles, Allied Mobility will be showcasing its entire range of vehicles. From the brand new Ford…

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Living with MS Dumfries

September 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living with MS Scotland, Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road
Dumfries, DG1 4TL United Kingdom
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MS Society are really excited to be holding their fully accessible Living with MS event in Dumfries, Scotland. Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year's Living with MS Events 2018! What can you expect? A mix of inspirational and motivational talks on different aspects of life with MS An opportunity to meet other people affected by MS (and make new friends) A choice of interactive workshops on topics such as benefits, symptom management and dance and exercise taster…

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National Diversity Awards 2018

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Diversity Awards, Liverpool Cathedral, St James Mt,
Liverpool, L1 7AZ United Kingdom
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Able Magazine will be at the National Diversity Awards 2018! As an official media partner we will also be presenting an award at the ceremony! Nominations have opened for the 2018 National Diversity Awards. Able Magazine are proud and delighted to once again be a media partner and award sponsor with the event. The National Diversity Awards – a prestigious black tie event, which celebrates the excellent achievements of grass- root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition…

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SampleFest 2018

September 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mono, 12 King St
Glasgow, G1 5RB United Kingdom

You're invited to SampleFest 2018! On Thursday 20th September come along to Mono Cafe Bar in Glasgow from 2pm-5pm. Featuring Gig Buddies - Scotland KOR Records, Stay Up Late Scotland, Dates-n-mates Scotland, In Control Scotland, Include Me 2 Club. Sample: Live music! - There will be fantastic live music throughout the afternoon. Sample: What's out there! - Come and chat to loads of local projects about what there is for you to get out to in Glasgow. Sample: Inclusion! -…

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Independent Living Scotland 2018

September 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Independent Living Scotland, SEC Centre, Exhibition Way
Glasgow, G3 8YW United Kingdom
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Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year’s Independent Living Scotland 2018! Independent Living Scotland is Scotland’s premier independent living event offering individuals with disabilities, families and carers, as well as healthcare professionals the very best opportunity to discover an incredible array of the newest products on the market. During the two-day event over 100 companies will be on hand to showcase their products and services and demonstrate the impact they can have on assisting and improving…

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October 2018

Get Going Live! London

October 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People, 1 Metcalfe Avenue, Carshalton
London, SM5 4NR United Kingdom
Free

The Carshalton based Driving Assessment Centre, managed by the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People, will be hosting a relaunched Get Going Live! event so that young and recently disabled people can experience assistive driving. Friday 5th October. 9:30am – 4pm. Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF),1 Metcalfe Avenue, Carshalton. SM5 4NR. Free admission and accessible parking. QEF Mobility Services is one of sixteen independent organisations, many with satellite centres, which offer professional information, advice and driving assessments for…

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Get Going Live! Leeds

October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
AccessAbility Exhibition, Leeds United Football Club, Centenary Pavillion, Elland Rd Football Club
Leeds, LS11 0ES United Kingdom
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Able Magazine will be at the William Merritt Disabled Living Centre AccessAbility Exhibition this October! Following the success of The William Merritt Centre’s AccessAbility Exhibition in 2017, we are excited to announce its plans to make 2018 bigger and better by the addition of Get Going Live covering all your vehicle mobility needs. It will take place on 18th October 2018 at the Centenary Pavilion, Leeds United Football Club between 10.00am and 3.00pm, showcasing new and innovative assistive technology and equipment,…

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Living with MS Newport, sponsored by Wellspect

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Living with MS Wales, Coldra Court Hotel, Chepstow Rd, Langstone,
Newport, NP18 2LX United Kingdom
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MS Society are really excited to be holding their fully accessible Living with MS event Newport, Wales. Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year's Living with MS Events 2018! What can you expect? A mix of inspirational and motivational talks on different aspects of life with MS An opportunity to meet other people affected by MS (and make new friends) A choice of interactive workshops on topics such as benefits, symptom management and dance and exercise taster sessions…

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November 2018

Living with MS Coventry sponsored by Wellspect

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Living with MS Coventry, Ricoh Arena, Judds Ln
Coventry, CV6 6GE United Kingdom
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MS Society  are really excited to be holding their fully accessible Living with MS event at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Able Magazine is proud to be media partners with this year's Living with MS Events 2018! What can you expect? A mix of inspirational and motivational talks on different aspects of life with MS An opportunity to meet other people affected by MS (and make new friends) A choice of interactive workshops on topics such as benefits, symptom management and dance and exercise…

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

November 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
Hyde Park London, W2 2UH United Kingdom

Winter Wonderland will be open on 22nd November 2018 from 4-10pm for a special public preview. From 23rd November 2018 until 6th January 2019 we will be open every day from 10am – 10pm, except Christmas Day. It’s not just Santa that needs a rest on Christmas Day! https://youtu.be/YfpBDYdIxBc We’ve got loads in store for you this year and we think it’s going to be the best year yet! We’ve got lots of new attractions including Peter Pan on Ice,…

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December 2018

npower Winter Wonderwalls 2018

December 2, 2018
Dorney Lake, Off Court Lane,
Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6QP United Kingdom

This festive extravaganza is just the challenge to keep you motivated through the colder months! Everyday Superheroes are invited to cycle, walk, run, push, or anything in between around Dorney’s spectacular lake. We have 1km, 5km and 10km challenges, so there's something for everyone. The challenges will, of course, embody our ‘anything goes’ ethos. There’ll be no cut-off times and all types of gadgets and gismos are welcome, from day chairs, handcycles, walking frames and trikes to tandems, race runners,…

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Her Abilities Award Winners announced on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2018

Her Abilities, a Light for the World initiative, is inspired and driven forward by Ethiopian disability activist Yetnebersh Nigussie – 2018 Spirit of Helen Keller Awardee and 2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureate. “The main message of this award is: focus on our 99 abilities, not our one disability!” says Nigussie. An independent award jury who is made up of brilliant women from around the world will together select the three winners for three award categories: Health & Education / Rights…

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MS Society Carols by Candlelight

December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Botolph-without-Bishopsgate Church, St. Botolph-without-Bishopsgate Church
London, EC2M 3TL United Kingdom

MS Society Carols by Candelight Join us for a truly memorable evening of carols, choral music and readings. On Tuesday 11 December, this celebration of Christmas will take place in the beautiful and historic setting of St. Botolph-without-Bishopsgate. Carols will start at 6.30pm. Doors will open at 6pm, but please be aware there is no waiting area prior to this. Tickets Premium tickets include seating at the front of the church and a drinks reception following the concert, in the…

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Christmas Charity Gala

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Amba Hotel, Marble Arch, Bryanston St, Marylebone,
London, W1H 7EH United Kingdom
£60

Able Magazine is proud to support the Christmas Charity Gala, founded by Ladies of All Nations International. Ladies of All Nations Internation is a community interest organisation that is prominent within the UK and operates in more than 85 countries worldwide. They promote diversity and inclusiveness, with their chief operations involving helping support widows and orphans on a variety of issues including raising cancer awareness, curbing all kinds of abuse, uplifting the less privileged and also celebrating those who have overcome…

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