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Stage is set for more actors with learning disabilities

MORE actors with learning disabilities could be starring on the stage and screen, thanks to a pioneering programme of drama courses taking places across Wales.

Relax – it’s Charlie’s very special show

RELAX! A special performance of the award-winning Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will ensure audience members with autism have nothing to fear.

Okay, kids – here’s a competition just for YOU!

CHILDREN have until the end of the month to enter the British Polio Fellowship's ‘Sowing the Seeds of Hope’ colouring competition, which raises awareness of Post Polio Syndrome.

Get set to be mesmerised . . .

DISABLED actor – and trained hypnotist – Paul Henshall is about to mesmerise audiences in his new starring role at the Edinburgh Fringe.

It’s a rap – Jameela’s music club set to launch

RAP star Tiny Tempah is set to headline the opening gig at the country’s first fully accessible music events club for disabled people.

The alternative to Glastonbury

IT MAY not quite be up to Glastonbury but the FIRST ever music festival for people with a learning disability and autism, their families and carers is going to take the New Forest by storm this summer.

New competition for autistic artists

PEOPLE of all ages with autism are being given a chance to show off their creative talents by entering a new national competition focusing on art and technology.