Events List 2021
Click on the arrow to the right of the event for further details
[LATE ENTRY] indicates an event not in the printed programme
💻 indicates online events
PRE PROGRAMME EVENTS
Sunday 21 November | various times | I Can Play! Music | Lollipop
Timings are as follows:
We encourage parents/carers of Early Years participants to stay for their session. Those of Primary and Secondary aged participants are encouraged to drop off their children and return at 3.30pm to watch a special performance, before departing at 4pm.
Monday 22nd November | 12:45pm to 2:30pm | Get Heard in the UK Parliament | York Carer's Centre 💻
Tuesday 23rd November | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | "They hear, but don't listen": Experience of disability in higher education 💻
Wednesday 24th November | 5:00pm-7:00pm | What do disabled people want in York and how can we go about getting it? | York Disability Rights Forum 💻
[LATE ENTRY] Wednesday 24th November | 7:00pm-9:00pm | What can York learn from Ghent? | York Cycle Campaign
For those attending in-person the location has accessible car parking, step-free access and has wheelchair accessible toilets.
We'll auto-caption the online event, and we are happy to consider any specific additional accessibility needs if people let us know in advance.
[LATE ENTRY] Thursday 25 November | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Disability and Technology: past, present and possibilities | University of York 💻
Saturday 27th November | 10:00am-12:00 noon | An Inclusive Christmas Fayre | York Inspirational Kids
Saturday 27th November | 1:00pm-3:00pm | See MyStory | MySight York
Sunday 28th November | 5:00pm-6:00pm | Volunteer With Us! | The Snappy Trust 💻
Monday 29th November |1:00pm to 2:00pm | Moving Into Employment with a Chronic Illness | Pippa Stacey and Astriid 💻
[LATE ENTRY] Monday 29th November | 6:00pm-7:30pm | Senior IMPs Taster Session | Accessible Arts and Media
Monday 29th November | 7:00pm-8:00pm | Elizabeth's Christmas Singing and Signing | Brunswick Organic Nursery 💻
Tuesday 30th November |10:00am-11:30am | Find out about York AccessAble
[LATE ENTRY] Tuesday 30th November | 7pm-8pm | Journey to being active: In conversation with Mo Onyett and Beth Moulam | University of York 💻
Wednesday 1st December | 1:00pm-2:00pm | A Conversation on Church, Disability and Faith | York Disability Rights Forum 💻
[LATE ENTRY] Wednesday 1st December | 1:45pm-3:00pm | Movers and Shakers Taster Session | Accessible Arts and Media
[LATE ENTRY] Wednesday 1 December | 5.30pm to 6.30pm | Inventing Polio Care at Saint-Fargeau: Disability and the Welfare State in Interwar France | Rebecca Scales, Rochester Institute of Technology 💻
Wednesday 1st December | 7:00pm-8:30pm | Brunswick Presentation Evening | Brunswick Organic Nursery 💻
Thursday 2nd December |12:00 noon-1:00pm Bringing Equalities and Human Rights Law Alive in York | York Disability Rights Forum 💻
Thursday 2nd December |3:00pm-4:00pm An exploration of disability and race | Community Voices 💻
Thursday 2nd December | 6:00-7:00pm | In Conversation with Alex Heron | York St John University
[LATE ENTRY] Thursday 2nd December | 6:00pm-7pm | Hands and Voices Taster Session | Accessible Arts and Media 💻
Friday 3rd December |10:00am to 4:00pm | A Slightly Alternative Seminar | Disability Action Yorkshire
Friday 3 December | 11:00-11:30am | Eleanor Worthington Prize on Art and Disability Prize Giving event | York St John University
Friday, 3rd December |7:00pm to 9:00pm Poetry: Disability is a Social Construct | York Spoken Word 💻
Post Programme Events
Monday 6th December | 2:00pm-5:00pm | Social Meet Up | Community Voices and York Disability Rights Forum
Spring 2022 | Lollipop Deaf Services Fair | Get In Touch!
Lollipop is a York-based charity that offers social and emotional support to deaf children, young people and their families in York and the surrounding area.
York Hospital | afternoon of 29th November 2021 to mid January 2022 | Eleanor Worthington Prize on Art and Disability Exhibition 💻
York Hospital, between junctions 5 and 6 of main corridor, Wigginton Rd, York YO31 8HE (subject to Covid restrictions). NOTE: York Hospital is currently closed to visitors whose only reason for visiting would be to view the exhibition
Also viewable online at https://tinyurl.com/23nmsk4a
Thursday 2nd December 2021 to Saturday 25th February 2022 | Not Going Anywhere Exhibition | York Explore
York Explore | 2nd December 2021 to 25th February 2022 | Eleanor Worthington Prize on Art and Disability Exhibition
Connecting to Events beyond York Disability Week
Join York Disability Rights Forum
Are disabled people-led, activist, accessible and inclusive.
Are underpinned by the Social Model of Disability.
Uphold a human rights-based approach.
Provide a space for disabled people and their allies to come together, both face-to-face and through other routes.
Decide what issues are a priority locally and what actions can be taken collectively.
Live Well York
Live Well York is a community website for adults and families in York. It includes information about a wide range of community activities and community events as well as a directory of local services and information and advice pages.
The site is designed to be searched quickly and easily. For example, you can search it for:
* “Where” - activities are happening in a particular part of the city (e.g. Haxby)
* “Who” the activity is for (e.g. people with a particular disability and/or long term health condition)
* “What” type of activity (e.g. arts and crafts)
You can also create your own personalised “My Information Booklet” from your searches.
If you don’t have internet access or a PC / laptop / tablet, visit your local Explore Library and ask a staff member or volunteer to help you search the Live Well York website.
Or you can contact your local volunteer Community Health Champion Email: email@example.com
or phone Hannah Hall on 01904 552774.
Phone 01904 551006