Disability Awareness Day
Sunday 14th July 2024
Disability Awareness Day
Sunday 14th July

DAD Week 2023

The week leading up to DAD is always full of exciting and interesting events. After an exciting week of events in 2023, we are currently planning our 2024 programme. Updates will be available in May.

Tuesday 11th July

Disability Confident, 10.30am-1pm: Walton Gardens, event for employers. Recruitment and retention, reasonable adjustments and funding. For more info contact J.Balshaw@disabilitypartnership.org.uk or telephone 01925 240064

For One Night Only, 7pm-9.30pm: Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Creating Adventures present a variety show with a difference: Live band, Choir, Singing and more. Licensed bar. Tickets £5 available on this website

Wednesday 12th July

10.30am – 3.30pm Ignite your Life!
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: Mental Health and wellbeing event. Come and join Merseycare NHS Foundation Trust to celebrate health and wellbeing with inclusive workshops and talks for all to join in. Find out about becoming a volunteer and there will be opportunities to meet some of the team. Free refreshment will be available throughout the day. For more information please contact Dennis Dewar on dennis.dewar@merseycare.nhs.uk or telephone 01925 664850

7.00pm – 9.30pm Ella Summertime Special
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: Come and be entertained by the teams from the amazing Ella Performance Group. An evening of dance, singing and much much more. Tickets £5. Book tickets online or Email Leigh

Thursday 13th July

Customer Vulnerability Summit, 10am–3pm: Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. United Utilities present an event highlighting support services available to vulnerable customers, including Priority Services and much more. Open to staff working in welfare rights, advice services, social prescribing, etc. Contact Amanda.Phillips@uuplc.co.uk

Carers Wellbeing Festival, 10am – 2pm: Marquee 8, Walton Gardens. Warrington Carers Hub presents an event to thank carers with health and wellbeing activities including massage, mindfulness, music, crafts, dance and lunch. Contact deborah.fitzsimon@warringtoncarershub.org.uk or telephone 07734 872412

6.00pm- 9.30pm – Party in the Park
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: A collaboration between Warrington Disability Partnership, Warrington Youth Zone, Warrington Wolves Foundation, and Warrington Carers Hub. A fun-filled evening of sports, arts, dance, chat and chill out, crafts, karaoke, music, silent disco and fun areas. Free refreshments and free admission. Email Ebony or phone her on 01925 240064.

Friday 14th July

7.30pm - 11.30pm Bjorn to be ABBA SOLD OUT
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens -One of the best Abba tribute bands in Europe, this four piece group will be performing a range of Abba''s most loved hits. Dance the night away to great music! Licenced bar.

Sunday 16th July

10am - 4.30pm the Big Event – 32nd Disability Awareness Day
Walton Hall Gardens: World’s largest voluntary led pan disability exhibition. Free admission

The talented Ella Performance Group
The colourful scene as people have lunch.
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