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Autistic artists get a chance to shine

ACTRESS Jane Asher and TV presenter Gaby Roslin are urging young artists with autism to enter a prestigious national competition.

Autism film shows – a massive box office hit!

MORE than 3,000 people came out in force to support the new Autism Friendly Films project, launched by learning disability support provider Dimensions and cinema chain ODEON.

Liverpool riots . . . as seen a century ago

LIVERPOOL'S Walker Art Gallery in William Brown Street stages a free British Sign Language interpreted talk on Tuesday (August 16, 1pm-2pm) at the current exhibition Art in Revolution: Liverpool 1911.

Aberdeen musicians set for Peer Gynt Festival

A GROUP of adults with special needs from Aberdeen's Newton Dee Camphill community are heading to Norway to take part in “Peer for Alle” – an outdoor performance of Peer Gynt.

Blur drummer Rowntree helps deafblind rockers!

ROCK superstar David Rowntree starred in a drumming workshop with deafblind children, run by renowned deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie.

MFPA artist to exhibit at Bloomsbury Art Fair

MOUTH and Foot Painting (MFPA) artist Keith Jansz is taking part in the inaugural Bloomsbury Art Fair in London from 14-16 July, where he will be exhibiting some of his new paintings of scenes from London life, as well as helping to support several spinal injury charities.

Do you know someone who deserves an Ability Media Award?

NATIONAL charity Leonard Cheshire Disability is asking disabled people and their families to nominate truly outstanding work from any aspects of the arts, including film, television or radio, which has been produced by, or presents issues facing disabled people.

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