What's On for Disability Awareness Day?
Disability Awareness Day has four strands interwoven into a colourful and entertaining day out.
Nearly 500 spaces will be taken by this years exhibitors including organisations from the voluntary, statutory and business sectors all working to this years theme:- "Promoting Independence Throughout Life & Work", with support groups and services, equipment, transport, technology, holidays, benefits, employment, education, training, mobility, leisure, recreation, sport and much more.
There will be opportunities to try the sport and have a go at participating on the Climbing Wall, Wheelchair Basketball, Rowing, Archery, Football Beat the Goalie, Scuba Diving and Small Bore Rifle Shooting. The activities are provided by qualified coaches and instructors.
There is an exciting programme in the Arts Marquee. With Carly & Martin from BBC 3's Autistic Superstars, the Batala Samba Band, ELLA Performance group, Wired for Sound - Warrington's community choir, Alan Martin- wheelchair dancer, Dee Sign Choir transforming singing into sign, and Stars Drama. The full programme for the Arts Marquee is here
For the Children
Children's Entertainment include something for all abilities with all the fun of the fair provided by Chadwick's Family Fairground Rides and the hugely popular Bouncy Castles. Professor Fiddlesticks will amaze you with his circus skills, Walton Hall Rangers will be pleased to see you visiting the Walton Hall Zoo.
As you can see it will be an action packed day for those many thousands of people who make their way to Walton Hall Gardens on the 14th!
"Be wise, be aware of disability".
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Having fun and trying some new equipment at the same time.