Together! 2017 Disability History Month Festival

Penny Pepper will be our writer-in-residence this autumn and will be reading her work at the End of Festival party.

Thanks to the generous support of Arts Council England and our sponsors, the Together! 2017 Disability History Month Festival returns in November/December. Confirmed highlights include:

  • Festival launch on Monday 23 October 2017, with a Dance Club workshop led by Anjali followed by a performance.
  • A ‘Visual Poetry’ exhibition by Sean Burn, with a related workshop and performance.
  • The Together! 2017 Open Exhibition, bringing together amateur, community, semi-professional and professional disabled artists with a Newham connection.
  • A spoken-word double bill, with ‘All the things we used to be’ by Angry Fish and ‘What’s Normal Anyway?’ by ju90.
  • A public presentation of our international Vibrations project, with a live connection with Montreal.
  • Street art with Aliens and Paracarnival.
  • Together! 2017 Disability Film Festival (8-10 December at the Old Town Hall Stratford).
  • End of Festival party with reading by Penny Pepper, Together! 2012 Writer-in-Residence.