Project Stories

A white man with brown shaggy hair and a beard is laughing in front of a computer screen. He is wearing a blue checked shirt, white headphones and glasses.

Deafblind UK

We know that landing a job with a visual impairment can be difficult, add hearing impairment to that, and the difficulty is compounded. Just 4% of deafblind population aged 18-24 are in work, for the 25+ demographic that increases to...

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Amy and Friends

Amy and Friends was founded by Jayne, mother to Amy, the soul and inspiration of Amy and Friends. Amy was clinically diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome at the age of 15 in Boston, USA after doctors in the UK were unable...

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Polka Theatre

After a two-year break refurbishing their premises, Polka Theatre is back and better than ever. This dedicated children’s theatre, based in Wimbledon, has a year-round programme of shows but also creative learning activities. This is so much more than a...

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Flight Paths - A wide landscape shot of two women on aerial silks, tumbling through the air mid fall amongst a sea of orange and blue stage lighting.

No Dramas with Extant

Extant provides a programme of shows with a cast of visually impaired actors and performers, opening up this world of talent and creativity to the rest of society. This dynamic and creative space aims to increase representation of visually impaired...

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The Paradis Files: a production by Graeae Theatre Company

The Paradis Files is a brand new chamber opera delving into the life of pianist, composer and touring musician Maria-Theresia von Paradis aka The Blind Enchantress. A whirlwind of a production celebrating Paradis’ successes but also the dark twists that...

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