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Tender Opportunity – Accentuate History of Place, Exhibition Fit Out Contractor – Tender Returns 14 August 2017

Screen South is seeking an Exhibition Fit Out Contractor for Accentuate History of Place

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Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Liverpool Creative Community Filmmaker - deadline 22 May 2017

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Liverpool Creative Community Filmmaker

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Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Liverpool Film Technical Assistant - deadline 22 May 2017

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Liverpool Film Technical Assistant

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Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Freelance Heritage Hub Member - deadline 30 January 2017

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Freelance Heritage Hub Member

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The D4D Project: Workshop on Genetic Screening, London, 08 April 2017

Are you interested in exploring your ideas about genetic screening and the ethics associated with the changes in scientific advances? We are looking for people with a lived experience of genetic conditions to take part in a one day workshop.

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Callout open for two creative labs: deadline 24 March @ 5pm

Cambridge University Museums are partner in the in_collusion programme, exploring new ways of collaboration between artists, museums, technology and businesses. 


Are you interested in exploring your ideas about genetic screening and the ethics associated with the changes in scientific advances?

We are looking for people with a lived experience of genetic conditions to take part in a one day workshop as part of a new research project.

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Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Creative Workshop Facilitator (Games Development) - deadline 09 January 2017

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Creative Workshop Facilitator (Games Development)

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Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Games Designer - deadline 09 January 2017

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Games Designer

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National Paralympic Heritage Trust Paralympic Hertiage Survey

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust wants to hear your views on Paralympic heritage.

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Job Opportunity - Sound Artist

Screen South are recruiting for a Sound Artist for History of Place

Job Opportunity - Bristol Film Production Assistant

Screen South are recruiting for a Film Production Assistant for History of Place

Job Opportunity - Bristol Film Creative Practitioner

Screen South are recruiting for a Film Creative Practitioner for History of Place

London Volunteer Opportunity

The History of Place delivery team are looking for volunteers with enquiring minds.

Canterbury Volunteer Opportunity

The History of Place delivery team are looking for volunteers with enquiring minds to uncover some hidden heritage.

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Volunteer Opportunities London & South East - Are You Curious?

The History of Place delivery team are looking for volunteers with enquiring minds.

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Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema!

More than 1,500 shows nationwide!

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Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Exhibition Curator - deadline 16 May 2016

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Exhibition Curator

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Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Freelance Heritage Hub Member - deadline 15 February 2016

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Freelance Heritage Hub Member

Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Digital Content Editor - deadline 25 January 2016

Applications now open for History of Place Digital Content Editor

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Job Opportunity - Accentuate History of Place, Consultant Evaluator - deadline 01 February 2016

Applications now open for Accentuate History of Place Consultant Evaluator

‘Hengistbury Headlines’ – Call for Artists’ Proposals

Activate Performing Arts is putting a call out for artists’ proposals for the event Hengistbury Headlines which will be presented in 2016 as part of Inside Out Dorset

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Accentuate History of Place - A Major New Disability History Initiative - wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

We are delighted to announce today that Screen South has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Accentuate History of Place project.

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Disabled One Armed Golf – Fightmaster Cup

Ryder Cup Style Match between Europe and North America

Developing Ideas to bring Public Art & Disability History Together

Last two days to have your say about a potential public art programme linked to disability heritage.

Create Art Award 2014

To deliver a major project involving communities in East London

People United Artists’ Commissions 2014

New Commissions will focus on the themes of ‘wonder’ and ‘role models’

Events at the University of Leeds for UK Disability History Month 2013

As part of the UK Disability History Month 2013, the University of Leeds has a series of events taking place between 20 November and 11 December. Entry to all the events is free, and all venues are wheelchair accessible.

Winner of Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013 announced

Shape Arts has awarded artist, photographer, sculptor, and film maker Aaron McPeake the 2013 ARMB.

Unlimited II

A new arts scheme is being funded by Arts Council England to support Deaf and disabled artists.

Learning Disability Today Conference and Exhibition

London, Thursday 28 November 2013

DYSPLA 2013

Taking place 11-17 November 2013 in Camden, this festival features work by dyslexic artists, playwrights, and poets.

Postcards from the Edges

From 5-10 November 2013, United Response presents an exhibition that is "a kaleidoscope of different experiences and voices" concerned with disability and mental health.

Creative Minds Conference

Brighton, Monday 10 March 2014

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013 Shortlist

'Shape' has announced the shortlist for the annual bursary that was established to support disabled visual artists.

Into Higher Education 2014

A guide has been published for 2014 by Disability Rights UK that provides advice for disabled people who are thinking about entering higher education.

Legacy Trust UK Lifetime review 2007-13

Accentuate's funder, Legacy Trust UK, has published a 'Lifetime review' of its work, along with a film that explores what has been learnt from the projects that it has supported.

Touch Art Fair 2013: the world’s first-ever art fair celebrating tactile art

From 17-20 October, Touch Art Fair 2013 takes place in London. Featuring work by international artists, the event seeks to make art accessible by touch to people with sight loss.

Graeae Theatre Company: Call for performers, The Threepenny Opera

Next Spring the New Wolsey Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Nottingham Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Graeae are presenting a one-of-a-kind production of The Threepenny Opera.

Accentuate Heritage Bristol Workshops, September 2013

Accentuate Heritage is pleased to be working in partnership with Brave & Poor Ltd, the Vassall Centre & WECIL & NSPCC to put on two Disability Heritage workshops which will be led by leading disabled artist Liz Crow. September 2013

uSpark Shorts Filmmaking Competition

As we are fast approaching the 1 year anniversary of the Paralympic Games, Accentuate is pleased to announce the legacy is continuing. Our award winning project, uScreen, has an exciting filmmaking opportunity for young people *uSpark*

Join the Accentuate Symposium via live web streaming!

Friday 5th July 1.30pm onwards please join us

‘Live Twitter’ Volunteer Opportunity at National Conference

We are looking for an up & coming PR person/journalist who would be interested in taking on the role of live Twitter writer from the Accentuate Symposium. This will be to capture the discussion throughout & will be live streamed to audiences across the U

Accentuate Symposium – last chance to book!

Tickets are available to book until the end of Tuesday 02 July 2013 so make sure you do not miss this opportunity to take part in the discussion.

Accentuate launched on this day in 2009

Today is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Accentuate is pleased to celebrate all that has been achieved since our launch.

Volunteer Opportunity - Accentuate Symposium

Would you like an opportunity to learn about accessible event organisation, take part in free access and equality training and help be part of creating an accessible and warm welcome for some of the leading cultural and disability organisations?

Legacy Medal 3: Accentuate Will Share New Models of Working with Disabled People, Across the UK and Internationally

Accentuate will continue its work developing and sharing its expertise, particularly around delivering accessible practices, on a national scale in 2013.

Legacy Medal 2: Accentuate Will Continue to Inspire the Next Generation

Accentuate, will pursue its work to inspire the next generation, and is set to reinforce its position as an international leader in providing opportunities for young deaf and disabled people.

Legacy Medal 1: Accentuate Secures Vote of Confidence from Legacy Trust UK to continue to lead Disability Cultural Activity

Accentuate, is delighted to announce it will continue its groundbreaking work throughout the next year and beyond, leading on disability cultural activity as well as continuing to nurture new ideas. Through this transitional phase it will commission and d

Heritage Open Days Exhibition at The Stade Hastings.

Accentuate Medal 7: Accentuate ensures the South East is Accessible and Welcoming to Deaf and disabled visitors

As a result of Accentuate projects, just over 1000 businesses in the South East have increased their skills and knowledge in improving access to venues and events.

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Accentuate Medal 6: Accentuate Gives Young People a Voice!

In the three years since it was launched, Accentuate has succeeded in giving young Deaf and disabled people a voice and an opportunity to share their opinions through creative thinking.

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Accentuate Medal 5: Accentuate has influenced the Cultural Olympiad in the South East to showcase more deaf and disabled artists work than in other regions

Since its creation in 2009, Accentuate has worked tirelessly to champion the work of Deaf and disabled artists. We have worked with Arts Council England (funding partner) and the South East London 2012 Creative Programmer Caterina Loriggio, who has been c

Accentuate Medal 4: Accentuate Drives Inspiration in Sharing the Story of the Paralympic Movement with Hundreds of Young People Across the Globe

Accentuate is celebrating the legacy of Stoke Mandeville Hospital by supporting a major new exhibition, which will take place alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Medal 3. Accentuate has brought together disabled artists and athletes in ways that have not been seen before.

Accentuate has worked right across the cultural sector and many of it’s projects, including Driving Inspiration and Starting Line, have enabled disabled athletes and artists to work together.

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Accentuate Medal Two: Celebrating the Paralympic Torch and Igniting the potential of the next generation of disabled artists and performers!

Live art + dance + film + hundreds of athletes & young people worldwide + the Paralympic Flame = Starting Line

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Medal1. Accentuate Inspires Tomorrow’s Paralympic and Elite Disabled Athletes with World Class Sporting Events

We are entering an historic moment in time; the Paralympic Games are coming home. Accentuate will be celebrating this moment by releasing a set of medals outlining what we have achieved so far and what we still intend to do

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Directors Blog

Reflecting on Accentuate's Key Moments

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Director's Blog

Reflecting on a busy autumn

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Our View

An update from the Our View media focused event

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Featured Project

uScreen and our new Outdoor Commission

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Our View

Groundbreaking New Sport/Art Publication

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Featured Ambassador

Accentuate is pleased to introduce Paddy Herlihy

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Directors Blog

Continuing to influence

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Our View

The highlights

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Featured Project

Creative Landscapes: exploring heritage accessibly

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Featured Ambassador

The Our View Core Group

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FYI: Opportunities to get involved

This section is for you to find out more about how you can get involved in Accentuate projects.

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Featured Project

Creative Landscapes: exploring heritage accessibly

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Featured Project

Up-Stream Showcase: Exciting Times

FYI: Opportunities and Jobs

Sync South East and uScreen

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Featured Ambassador

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FYI: Opportunities

This section is a chance to get involved in some Accentuate projects

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Our View

Influencing working practices

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Directors Blog

Spring is on it’s way, encouraging growth and new shoots of inspiration.

Featured Project and FYI : Opportunities

There is so much going on that we have combined two sections to bring you the news and opportunities that are available with four Accentuate projects. Please look at the Accentuate website for more detailed information.

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Our View

We see an interesting mix of impact, activity and future planning.

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Accentuate News

Directors Blog

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Featured Project

We focus on two projects Realise and Campaign, that particularly provide opportunities for young disabled people to gain expertise and share their thoughts and ideas.

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Accentuate Ambassador

We are delighted to welcome Vidar Hjardeng as an Accentuate Ambassador. Vidar is the Diversity Manager for the ITV News Group and has a wealth of expertise and knowledge within broadcast and media.

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Our View

Developments with Core Group

FYI: Opportunities

This section tells you about all kinds of activity that you might want to get involved in.

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Directors Blog

Influencing the decision makers

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Featured Ambassador

Hello again to Dr Tom Shakespeare

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Featured Project

Gaming and Major Events

FYI: Opportunities

How you can get involved

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Directors Blog

Programme Directors Esther and Emma sum up the last two months activity

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Our View

The first big event

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Featured Project

Celebrating the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement

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Featured Ambassador: Hilary Davan Wetton

We are delighted to welcome one of Britain's most versatile and dynamic conductors, Hilary Davan Wetton, as an Accentuate Ambassador.

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Featured Project: uScreen and Celebrate and Commission

As usual, there is so much happening with Accentuate projects that we will be hearing from two different projects:

FYI: Opportunities and Jobs

An opportunity to work for Arts Council England South East

FYI: Jobs and Opportunities

Project Manager - Outdoor Commission

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Featured Ambassador

Strengthening our connections with the Paralympic Movement

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Featured Ambassador

We are delighted to have a a variety of interesting and influential Ambassadors who are supportive of the Accentuate programme and in this edition we are pleased to introduce you actor David Proud. Many of you may know him as his EastEnders' character A

Our View

Our View will ensure that deaf and disabled people are at the heart of Accentuate, informing the direction and delivery of the programme. We welcome the Our View Core Advisors to Accentuate and introduce you to this dynamic team.

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Accentuate News: Issue 3

Welcome to the third edition of the Accentuate newsletter. We kick off with the Directors Blog.

New Radio Play for Signdance Collective

Broadcast date: 09/04/10 at 2:15pm on BBC Radio 4 'A Small Piece of Silence' by Katie Hims


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