In our third year, Blue Badge Style MIX raises funds to support musicians with disabilities at the Royal Academy of Music. This inclusive concert will be held in a ‘pop up’ location in Islington, Charlie Allen Bespoke, and will raise further funds for the 2017/18 academic year.   It will be the event where ‘Fashion Meets Food Meets Music’- fashion…

In our search for things to do we came across the Graeae Theatre Company that ‘is a force for change in world-class theatre – breaking down barriers, challenging preconceptions and boldly placing Deaf and disabled artists centre stage.’ They famously performed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony and are a touring theatre company. Their productions…

1ST, The UNYQ Align a personalised, fashionable and breathable’ back brace produced by UNYQ (Seattle and Seville). It’s intended for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). We like all the features of this as young girls with scoliosis need to look good whilst they have to wear a brace for long periods. The brace is lighter and…

Having stunned the world, and Hitler, by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens returned to America and found himself locked out due to the colour of his skin. Part of the racial discrimination he was on the receiving end of meant that, even when he attended events that were being…

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