The Flex Dance Company is a group of nine performers, all with learning disabilities, who come together to create original and creative works. On 28th January they are showcasing their first full length routine ‘Shake The Tree’ at Dance City in Newcastle Upon Tyne. The show tells the story of George, a young man with […]


Would you like to exhibit your art at a special show in Salford? Well now’s your chance. On 19th March, So Many Words theatre company are hosting a special event called ‘On a Starry Night We Met’, celebrating disability arts at the Lowry Studio Theatre. The group are seeking contributors to take part in the […]


Blitz is an organisation which provides funding to enable people living with a disability to take a subsidised holiday by the seaside in Blackpool or St Anne’s. Accommodation is offered in Bond Hotels, which are fully accessible and offer a range of facilities to cater to guests’ needs. Bond Hotel Group owner Shaun Atkinson says: […]


 The My Life Mental Health Football League, funded by Creative Support and organised in partnership with Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, recently held a presentation ceremony to honour their top teams and players of 2011. The event took place on January 12th in the Legends Lounge at Ewood Park stadium, and trophies were handed out by […]


This weekend, Chinese people across the globe will be bidding farewell to the Year of the Rabbit and ushering in the Year of the Dragon. Their calendar is based upon lunar cycles. Celebrations are set to begin with New Year’s Eve on 22nd January just before the moon reaches its darkest phase, and continue until […]


The first session of Creative Support’s new film making group is set to take place next Thursday, 19th January, at Head Office. This introductory meeting will give group members a chance to get to know each other, talk about their favourite films, view movie clips and take part in a fun cinema quiz. For more […]


Creative Support’s Dignity Action Month is coming soon in February. To mark the occasion we’ll be  providing Community Involvement Grants of up to £200 to enable projects to get involved by organising events such as conferences, workshops, consultations and fundraisers, as well as encouraging people to sign up to the Department of Health’s ‘Dignity Champion’ initiative, […]


Blackburn Rovers Community Trust and Creative Support would like to thank all the teams that took part in the Mental Health Football League 2011 and look forward to the New Year ahead. The league, funded by Creative Support for the next three years, will recommence this month with each competition running for six months. The […]


To celebrate the arrival of the new year, Creative Support’s 2012 calendar is now available. The calendar is ideal for brightening up your wall and keeping track of all those important anniversaries, birthdays, plans and events in the coming months. Inside are twelve fantastic pieces of artwork created by our service users, which were chosen […]