DAD Week 2013
The week leading up to Disability Awareness Day is always packed with supporting events.These are the events planned for 2013.
Saturday 6th July
10.30am - 4.30pm Launch of DAD 2013 at the Old Market Place, Golden Square Warrington Town Centre. An Arts Showcase will launch a week of disability related events in the build-up to this year's main event. Featuring disabled artists and friends of DAD, Free Admission
Tuesday 9th July
9.30am - 12.30pm Positive Action Awareness Event in Walton Hall. Students from schools across the area will attend our annual interactive awareness event aimed at dispelling myths and misconceptions associated to disability and disabled people. Invitation Only - Derek Jones 01925 240064.
6.30pm - 10.00pm Frogtastic in the Park in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Featuring Ace Tributes Robbie & Kylie plus special guests and lots more. The event is aimed at people who have learning disabilities, their families and friends. Live music, dance floor and bar. Ticket Only - Contact DAD Team 01925 240064
Wednesday 10th July
10am - 12.00noon 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Annual Members Meeting in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Free Admission, advance booking required Contact Lesley Pennington Contact 01925 664869
12.30pm - 3.30pm Ignite Your Life - Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops & Exhibition in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust invites you to joined them for a day of workshops and activities complimentary therapies, healthy eating, drumming, art and crafts, Tai Chi, Sports, chill out zone and support groups and services. Free Admission - Contact Adrian Barrowdale on 01925 664425
7.00pm - 10.00pm Theatre in the Marquee in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Live performance of Bram Stoker's'sDracula from the Heartbreak Theatre Company. Refreshments and licensed bar will be available through-out the performance. Tickets are priced at £11 adults, £8 concessions and £35 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) available from the Pyramid on 01925 442345. Contact Heartbreak Productions on 01926 430307 or visit www.heartbreakproductions.co.uk
Thursday 11th July
12noon- 2.00pm Bishop of Warrington's Business Lunch in Walton Hall. In partnership with Mission in the Economy. Invitation Only - Contact Rev Jean Flood 0151 709 6908.
1pm - 4pm Tea in the Tent in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Wired, and their Young Carers Service and Warrington Carers Centre invite carers and their cared for, with live entertainment and light refreshments. Support with transport available. Advance booking required Contact Roz Coleman 01925 644212.
5pm - 8.30pm Party in the Park in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. A partnership of local children and young people's support groups present a fun filled evening for disabled children, disabled young people, their families and friends. Activities include Arts, Dance, Sports, plus chill out and fun areas. Read more here Contact Rachael Hanlon 01925 240064.
Friday 12th July
TBC 10am -1pm - Launch of Warrington Hate Crime Strategy in Walton Hall. Contact Steve Reddy 01925 444021.
7.30pm - 11.30pm DAD Mega Pub Quiz & Barbecue in the Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Teams of up to 8 people, hundreds of £'s worth of prizes, great food, licensed bar and a charity auction. Admission by ticket only £7.50 (includes top nosh barbecue) Contact DAD Team 01925 240064
Sunday 14th July
10am - 5pm Disability Awareness Day in Walton Gardens Europe's largest voluntary led disability exhibition. Over 250 exhibitors from voluntary, statutory, private and business organisations with hundreds of ideas for independent living supported by a fun packed day out for all the family. Contact DAD Team 01925 240064
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