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Eleanor Worthington Prize on Art and Disability Exhibition 2019/20

November 29, 2019 - January 16, 2020
York Explore Library, Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
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Free

ABOUT The Eleanor Worthington Prize is awarded to students of Art Schools at University level by the Associazione Premio Eleanor Worthington, based in Urbino, Italy, to celebrate the IDPD for work in the visual arts on the theme of disability. The work on display was submitted for the 2018 Prize by British and Italian students. The theme was ‘Disability Pride, Independent Living’. ACCESS York Explore has step-free access and accessible toilets. Limited free disabled parking is available.

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‘What it is like to be me’ art exhibition

November 30, 2019 - January 16, 2020
York Explore Library, Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
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Free

ABOUT This exciting exhibition is by members of ‘DACY’, a young people’s Disability Art creative network whose work explores themes of disability and ‘what it is like to be me’. ACCESS York Explore has step-free access and accessible toilets. Limited free disabled parking is available.

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10:00 am

Drop-in session: Guided runners for visually impaired people

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Acomb Library, Front Street, Acomb
York, YO24 3BZ United Kingdom
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Free

ABOUT Interested in exercise and have a visual impairment? Ever thought about using a guide? There are now volunteer guides in York & North Yorkshire trained to help you with running. They are keen to work with people of all ages and fitness levels with anything from gentle jogging to sprinting to distance running. Their work is supported by England Athletics, British Blind Sport and RunTogether. For more details www.englandathletics.org, www.britishblindsport.org.uk, www.runtogether.co.uk. Come and have a go! Learn more about it! ACCESS Step free access

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3:00 pm

Sight loss awareness workshop for organisations

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MySight York, 14 Merchants Place, Merchantgate
York, YO1 9TU United Kingdom
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Free

DESCRIPTION An interactive workshop giving an insight into what it is like to live with sight loss. Explore the challenges to daily living and some solutions to making daily tasks possible, enabling independence. Start to think about how your organisation could be more accessible to people living with sight loss. ACCESS Ground floor access Places are limited and booking is essential for this event.

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