Accessible community fun day!
Living Options Ability and Skills Together event took place at Northernhay Gardens, Exeter, linked to Disability Awareness Day. There were lots of interesting things to see and fun things to do that were fully accessible for all the family.
Find our Facebook Event HERE.
UPDATE: The Mobiloo will be on site – the mobile toilet with hoist and changing table. Please bring your own sling if you wish to use the hoist – www.mobiloo.org.uk
UPDATE: We're super excited that David Fitzgerald will be hosting our Ability Festival! http://www.tfbblog.co.uk
UPDATE: We are delighted to announce that Para-athlete and adventurer Chris Jones will be our keynote speaker! You can read about him HERE.
UPDATE: We are also happy to declare that The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Exeter Councillor Ms Lesley Robson will be opening Ability 2017!
UPDATE: Furthermore, we are pleased to say that Devon County Council Councillor Barry Parsons, Exeter City Councillors Duncan Wood and Heather Morris and Councillor Rosie Denham will also be joining us on the day.
UPDATE: Many thanks to Hobbycraft who have generously donated lots of craft materials to use in our Steven Bloch Craft Marquee!
UPDATE: We are proud to announce that our Ability 2017 festival is being sponsored by the following local businesses:
Brightsea: Brightsea offer a complete selection of professional printing services in Exeter tailored to your exact needs. Brightsea have been pivotal in the printing of promotional materials of our Ability Festival. To find out more go to: http://www.brightsea.co.uk/
Cosmic: Based in Honiton, East Devon, Cosmic is an ethical IT business which specialises in website development, IT training courses, business consultancy, tech support, digital marketing and search engine optimisation. Cosmic will also be filming at our Ability festival! For more information go to: https://www.cosmic.org.uk/
Money Matters: Specialists in providing independent advice about Mortgages, Life Cover, Insurances and Equity Release. Free consultations and flexible appointments available, including telephone and email consultations. For more information visit: www.moneymatters-exeter.co.uk
Carpenter’s Oak: Designers and creators of beautiful, award winning timber framed buildings throughout the UK and internationally. Hand crafted by expert carpenters for clients who recognise passion and quality. For more information visit: www.carpenteroak.com or email: email@example.com
Coleman Insurance Brokers: Established in 1928 with roots going back to 1903, Coleman is one of the UK's longest established insurance brokers employing some 60 staff at locations in Exeter and Poole. Our people at Coleman are proud of the level of service they provide. Their commitment and technical expertise ensure that clients receive a high quality professional service. Coleman Insurance Brokers clients cover a large range of sectors locally, nationally and globally. Our in-house claims team handle the entire claims process through to final settlement, giving you direct access at all times. https://thecolemangroup.co.uk/
We would also like to say a big thank you to the Steven Bloch Image of Disability CT who are sponsoring our craft tent and also Sainsbury’s Alphington who have supported our event by donating a gift voucher!
UPDATE: South West Water will be attending our event, to talk to our service users about their Priority Services register and affordability tarrifs. - https://www.southwestwater.co.uk/
Click HERE to download the event flyer.