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'Bring us our creative rights' - Disabled people's cultural and international manifesto launched

Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) launched its manifesto demanding cultural and international rights for disabled people on the International Day of Disability 2021, in line with recommendations from United Nations Convention for the Rights of Disabled People (UNCRDP).

The report was produced with partner organisations, including Disability Wales. It considers how disabled people engage with the arts as artists themselves, and as citizens, and calls on the Welsh Government and all Public sector organisations to commit to support the right-based approach of the UNCRDP. You can find out more and read the full report here.

Audio described Christmas shows

Tickets for pantomimes and other seasonal shows are now on sale at theatres across Wales, with some audio described performances scheduled.

These are the ones we’ve heard about:

Stay safe this winter with advice from Care and Repair Cymru

As winter arrives and temperatures drop, Care and Repair has joined with Age Connects Wales and Age Cymru to give advice to older people on how they can keep themselves safe, warm and well at this time of year.

You can find out more about the 'Stay safe this winter' campaign on the Care and Repair website. This includes information on where to go for help on topics such as avoiding falls, benefits to help with fuel bills, and keeping connected through social activities, and a short film.

Care and Repair Cymru is a charity which helps older people, including those with sensory loss, stay safe in their own homes. This can include making adaptations to make your home more accessible. They have groups working in all parts of Wales, you can find yours here.

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