Disability Awareness Day
Sunday 15th July 2018
The week leading up to DAD is always full of exciting and interesting events and 2018 is no exception.
10.30am – 4.30pm Launch of DAD 2018
Old Market Place, Golden Square Warrington Town Centre. An Arts Showcase will launch this year’s Disability Awareness Day celebrations as a build-up to this year’s Big Day. Featuring some of the UK’s top disabled artists and friends of DAD. Free Admission – contact Brun/Kate 01925 240064
6.15pm – 9.30pm Frogtastic in the Park
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: Featuring fantastic Tribute Artists ‘David Bowie & Liam Gallagher’ plus special guests including DJ’s from the famous Frogtastic Club Night. Come and enjoy a great evening of Live Music, Dance Floor and Licenced Bar, bring your own food. Advanced Tickets £6.00 call 07875 142233 or online at www.ldok.net/shop, £7.50 on the door.
10.30am – 12.30pm – Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Annual Involvement Event.
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. A celebration event recognising the wide range of activities carried out by volunteers across the Trust. Includes presentation of the Harry Blackman Award to the year’s outstanding volunteer. Contact Dennis 01925 664450
12:30 to 3.30pm: Ignite Your Life. Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshops & Exhibition
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens. Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust invites you to join them for a fun afternoon of workshops and activities, advice and information from local support services, complimentary therapies, healthy eating, art, crafts and sports. Refreshments provided. Free Admission, Contact Dennis 01925 664450
7pm – 11pm - “Ella’s Summer Time Special”
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: The Ella Performance Group, one of the UK’s leading inclusive drama groups will be performing thrilling and entertaining songs from their recent productions. Advanced Tickets £8.00 from The Ella Team on 01928 713877 or Brun/Kate 01925 240064 or £10 on the night.
10.00am- 4pm – Warrington-Together
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: This free event will provide the opportunity to hear about the work to bring together health and social care services in Warrington which also involves 3rd sector organisations and places patients at the heart of their care. Further details will be available shortly.
5.00pm- 9.30pm – Children’s Party in the Park
Marquee 10, Walton Gardens: A partnership between Warrington Disability Partnership, Warrington Wolves Foundation & Warrington Youth Club present a fun filled evening for disabled children/young people, their families and friends. Sports, Arts, Dance, chill out and fun areas. Free admission: Contact Tom 01925 240064
7.00pm – 11pm – Faisal Rashid MP in association with Warrington Disability Partnership invite you to an evening of cultural diversity
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: The event celebrates an array of cultures and nationalities from Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe, helping to strengthen the community bond. Visitors will be treated to live music stage performances as well as traditional and contemporary dance. With an impressive line-up of entertainment and a chance to sample different cuisine. Tickets £10 Contact Brun/Kate 01925 240064.
7.30pm - 11.30pm DAD Mega Quiz Night, Charity Auction with Hot Food
Arts Marquee, Walton Gardens: Teams of up to 8 people, hundreds of £'s worth of prizes, fun quiz, great food, licensed bar and a charity auction. Tickets £8.00 (includes hot food). Contact Brun/Kate on 01925 240064.
10am to 5pm: The Big Event. Disability Awareness Day
Walton Hall Gardens
World’s largest voluntary led pan 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.