LOCAL OFFER LIVE

Local Offer Live is an event that brings together disability related services in Leicester and across the Midlands to show children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents and carers, and professionals what support is available to them across the region.

It also features a services exhibition showcasing professional and community support agencies that provide an opportunity to share, demonstrate and talk about what they do to everyone with an interest in SEND between the ages of 0 to 25.

Workshops, activities and performances take place throughout the day, some of which must be booked via the Curve website. See below for more details.

WORKSHOPS

LITTLE MOVERS

with Turned On Its Head

10.15am – 11.15am
Where:
Seminar Room A & B
Tickets: £5.50 per family group or observe the session for free.

Little Movers is an inclusive and accessible creative movement class for children aged 18 months to 4 years and their parent or carer. The class makes space for your little one to explore moving and dancing with exciting multi-sensory props and great music. Everyone is welcome!

The sessions are led by Liz Clark, Artistic Director of Turned On Its Head, who has over 20 years’ experience of working in special schools. Liz is skilled at adapting creative dance so that every child and parent can join in and have fun.

NHS Leicestershire: Move It Boom Workshop

11am – 11.45am & 1.30pm – 2.15pm
Where:
Studio
FREE but tickets must be booked

Calling all children! Our scientist, Professor Boom, needs your help. He has an hour to upgrade his broken and rusty robot before it’s presented to the world!

Help him by designing some simple games that could be played at home. See the robot come to life and gain special powers, as the children use their imagination and get active.

SideKick Dance Workshop

11.30am – 12.30pm
Where:
Seminar Room B
FREE but tickets must be booked

SideKick Dance offers people with disabilities the chance to experience dance training in a supportive and inclusive environment.

The dancers take part in technique and creative sessions where choreography is developed for performances. This also gives young people a chance to be physically and creatively challenged, socialise and make new friends.

Stress and Mental Health: Understanding, Identifying and Managing

Presented by Richmond Fellowship

11.45am – 12.30pm
Where:
Seminar Room A
FREE but tickets must be booked

This workshop is aimed at building awareness of the relationship between stress, performance and mental health, and tools on how to manage it.

 

Children and Young People with Visual Impairment (VI) in Schools

Presented by Leicester City Council Vision Support Team

12.15pm – 1pm
Where:
Studio
FREE but tickets must be booked

This workshop briefly looks at how a child or young person with a visual impairment is educated in mainstream settings.

Part of the session will be practical with audience participation, as you undertake activities adapted from the Leicester City Council Vision Support Team‘s Preparing for Adulthood curriculum.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to correctly guide a person with sight loss, then this is the workshop for you!

Contact: Financial Support Workshop for Families with Disabled Children.

Presented by Jackie O'Kelly, Contact

12.45pm – 1.45pm
Where:
Seminar Room B
FREE but tickets must be booked

Presented by Jackie O’Kelly, Parent Adviser at Contact, this workshop will cover disability benefits such as Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payments and Carers Allowance that families may be able to apply for, as well as grants and other disability concessions.

When I Grow Up - Supporting the Employment Aspirations of Young People with a Learning Disability

Presented by The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

1pm – 2pm
Where:
Seminar Room A
FREE but tickets must be booked

Join the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities for this presentation on the When I Grow Up (WIGU) programme for schools. This interactive workshop is full of ideas that would help in developing connections. What do young people say they want?

Turn2Us Money Workshop

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Where:
Seminar Room A
FREE but tickets must be booked

This seminar will show attendees how they can find out someone’s benefit entitlement in less than eight minutes (if all of the information is to hand) using the Turn2Us Benefits calculator. This session will also cover how to calculate universal credit entitlement, how to search through over 1500 grants on the Turn2Us Grants Search database, and what to include in grant applications to make a client’s case for support stronger.

Hate Crime, Mate Crime and Internet Safety Workshop

Presented by Leicestershire Police

2.30pm – 3.15pm
Where:
Seminar Room B
FREE but tickets must be booked

Led by representatives from Leicestershire Police, this session will cover the important topics of Hate Crime, Mate Crime and Internet Safety.

Attenborough Arts Centre: In Out There Crafts

2.45pm – 5pm
Where:
Studio
FREE
Drop in throughout the afternoon, no tickets needed.

Join Attenborough Arts Centre for drop-in art activities, all in relation to their current exhibition, In Out There. Create your own mythical creature, re-imagine an everyday object into an interesting sculpture and explore their super Sensory Suitcases.

Disability, Dyslexia and Mental Health Support in Higher Education

Presented by Leicester University's AccessAbility Team

4pm – 5pm
Where: Seminar Room A
FREE but tickets must be booked

This presentation will cover the support available in higher education for disabled students, those with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, and those with mental health issues.

The session will cover evidence and disclosure, university-based support and the Disabled Students Allowance process. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and speak with HE disability professionals for advice about your specific situation.

Big Mouth Forum: Be the Voice

Presented by Big Mouth Forum and Young People's Council Members

4pm – 4.45pm
Where:
Seminar Room B
FREE but tickets must be booked

Come along and meet the Big Mouth Forum and Leicester Young People’s Council members to get a taste of the projects you can get involved in to make a difference in the City. In this interactive session, the groups will be promoting Hate Crime awareness and the importance of speaking out.

Other Activities

Local Offer Hopes & Dreams Hot Air Balloon

Presented by the Family Outreach Project & Art Installation

10am – 5pm
Where:
Foyer
FREE

Come and see the Local Offer Hopes and Dreams Hot Air Balloon! Why not write or draw your very own hopes and dreams to be added to the balloon? There is also a chance to make a little hot air balloon to take home with you.

LCFC Skills Challenges

Presented by Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

10am – 5pm
Where:
Foyer
FREE

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust will be hosting skills challenges for visitors to take part in, including speed trials and trick stations suitable for all abilities. There will be a mini competition with prizes for the winners and lots of information on the Trust’s Disability Programme.

SERVICES EXHIBITION

Find out more about the services and providers exhibiting at Local Offer Live 2018.

SUPPORT & ADVICE

Stall 1. VISTA
Vista is the leading local charity working with children and adults with sight loss. They provide support and services to almost 6,000 children and adults with sight loss throughout Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as rehabilitation, social groups, befriending and residential services, Vista also provides specialist services for people with learning disabilities, dementia and dual sensory impairment, and for children young people and their families.

A: 1a Salisbury Road, Leicester, LE1 7QR
T: 0116 2490909

Stall 2. LEICESTERSHIRE AUTISTIC SOCIETY
The Leicestershire Autistic Society provides support, information and advice to families and professionals dealing with Autism in Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland.

T: 07775 777524
W:www.leicestershireautisticsociety.org.uk 

Stall 3. DONCASTER DEAF TRUST

Stall 4. ADHD SOLUTIONS
ADHD Solutions works with children, young people and adults, diagnosed with or suspected of having ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), their families and anyone working with them.  They provide information, help and support for service users to develop strategies to manage their ADHD, improve life chances and address difficulties at their home, school or work place.

A: St Gabriel’s Community Centre, Kerrysdale Avenue, Leicester, LE4 7GH
T: 0116 2610711
E: [email protected]
W: www.adhdsolutions.org

Stall 5. RNIB (ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BLIND PEOPLE)
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), the UK’s leading charity supporting blind and partially sighted people. We offer practical and emotional support to those that need us, so they can continue living life to the full.

T: 0303 123 9999
W: www.rnib.org.uk

Stall 6. IMAGINE ID
IMAGINE ID wants to answer a question parents often ask when their child has a genetic condition: “So what does this mean for my child?” Can your family take part? You can join this research study if your child is aged 4+ and has been diagnosed with a genetic condition which affects their learning. 2000+ families have joined the study so far.

A: BioResource (F49), Imagine ID, National Blood Service, East Anglian Centre, Long Road, Cambridge, CB2 0PT
T: 01223 254631
E: [email protected]
W: www.imagine-id.org

Stall 7. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL HEARING SUPPORT
Leicester City Council’s Hearing Support Team provides advice, support and training for families and schools regarding audiology and hearing equipment.  The Hearing Support Team provides direct teaching in school for children and young people who have delayed language due to their hearing impairment.

A: SEND Support Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE2 9RN
T: 0116 454 4650

Stall 8. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL VISION SUPPORT
Leicester City Council’s Vision Support team are specialist teachers who support children and young people with a visual impairment, aged 0-25. They provide direct specialist teaching, advice and support for parents and professionals in a range of settings.

A: SEND Support Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE2 9RN
T: 0116 454 4650

Stall 9. SENDIASS LEICESTER
SENDIASS Leicester is an information, advice and support service for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0 – 25 years who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) as well as young people themselves.

A: 9 Newarke Street, Leicester LE1 5SN
T: 0116 257 5027
W: www.sendiassleicester.org.uk

Stall 10. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL DISABLED CHILDREN’S SERVICES
The Disabled Children’s Service is committed to supporting disabled children, young people and their families to make sure that they  have the same opportunities and experiences as their peers.  The service provides a range of support to meet a variety of needs, including: information and advice; preparing for adulthood; participation; the Disabled Children’s Register; support for short break providers; training; equipment hire; and the PA Register.

A: Disabled Children’s Service, 4 Gilmour Close, Beaumont Way, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
T: 0116 4544710

Stall 11. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL BIG MOUTH FORUM
The Big Mouth Forum is a group run and led by young disabled people, aged 12 – 25, to address matters that are important to them such as education, health and social care provision. Each month the forum members set a new agenda and are often visited by various organisations like the NHS, Connexions and other agencies who are seeking their opinions on current topics.  Pop over to our stand and see how you can get involved in the Big Mouth Forum.

A: Disabled Children’s Service, 4 Gilmour Close, Beaumont Way, Leicester, LE4 1EL
T: 0116 454 4710 / 07815 701790
E: [email protected]
W: www.bigmouthforum.co.uk

Stall 12. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL & MENTAL HEALTH TEAM (SEMH)
The SEMH team provides advice, support and training for Primary School staff, and support and interventions for children and their families. The SEMH team can help children who are struggling to manage their feelings, emotional well-being or social relationships; struggling with their behaviour in school or are at risk of exclusion.

A: SEND Support Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE2 9RN
T: 0116 454 4650

Stall 13. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL LOCAL OFFER
The Local Offer is a website developed by families with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities; their young people and professionals. The website draws together information, advice and support in one place about what Leicester has to offer them. If it isn’t available in the city we find an alternative which may be located regionally or nationally.  The information we provide has been set down by Law but we have always sought to expand upon these core fields around care, health and education.

A: Disabled Children’s Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE3
T: 0116 454 1004

Stall 14. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL MY CHOICE
MyChoice is the Council’s e-directory of local services that provide information, advice and support to people that live in Leicester. This directory works alongside the Local Offer website to help people find services that meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.

T: 0116 454 1134
W: mychoice.leicester.gov.uk 

Stall 15. MENPHYS
Menphys Limited is a local Leicester and Leicestershire charity that aims to provide services that support local disabled children and young people and their families. Menphys runs two Saturday Clubs that aim to provide the opportunity for children and young people with a range of disabilities to meet within a friendly, supportive and needs-led environment to socialise and have fun. Our highly trained staff support members with a wide range of activities designed to promote social interaction, communication and choice whilst developing confidence, self-belief and independence skills.

A: Unit B, Best House Grange Business Park, Enderby Road, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6EP
T: 01455 323020

Stall 16. MOSAIC
Mosaic’s mission is to deliver information and services that disabled people want; services that promote inclusion, equality, independence, choice, empowerment, respect and dignity.  As an organisation they recognise and challenge the prejudice, discrimination and social isolation that many disabled people face throughout their lives.  They provide a number of services such as a range of day options, Information and Advice Service, Supported Living, Care Agency, Self Directed Support Services in Leicester City, Leicestershire, Rutland, Wandsworth and Nottingham (City).

A: 2 Oak Spinney Park, Ratby Lane, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3AW
T: 0116 2318 720  /  07912 480 957

Stall 17. RICHMOND FELLOWSHIP

Stall 18. LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE – HATE CRIME, MATE CRIME & INTERNET SAFETY
Visit Leicestershire Police for information and advice on Hate Crime, Mate Crime and Internet safety.

A: FHQ St John’s, Enderby, LE19 2BX
T: 0116 248 6032

Stall 19. DEPARTMENT FOR WORK & PENSIONS
Department for Work and Pensions aims to run an affordable and sustainable welfare system that provides financial security and supports economic growth and improved productivity through the extension of opportunity and promotion of personal responsibility to help people transform their lives.

A: Leicester Wellington Street Jobcentre, 60 Wellington Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6DS
T: 0800 169 0190 (Welsh language: 0800 169 0207)

Stall 20. TURN2US
Turn2Us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. They provide financial support to help people get back on track, and believe that no one should have to live in financial hardship. So if you’re struggling financially or you’re worried about money, they’re there for you.

A: Hythe House, 200 Shepherd’s Bush Road, Hammersmith, London W6 7NL
T: 020 8834 9200
W: www.turn2us.org.uk

Stall 21. IRWIN MITCHELL
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors will be on hand throughout the day at Local Offer Live 2018 providing legal advice to visitors and professionals.

A: 2 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8DT
T: 08000 232233
W: www.irwinmitchell.com

Stall 22. CONTACT
Contact is a charity for families with disabled children up to 19 years of age. They support families with the best possible guidance and information on all issues affecting them. Contact also brings families together to support each other, and help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

A: Touchbase Pears, Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6NA
T: Jackie O’Kelly, Parent Adviser – 07458 046074 – West Midlands Regional Office: 0121 274 0437
E: [email protected]

Stall 23. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL ENABLEMENT
Leicester City Council‘s Enablement service has several objectives, including: enabling individuals to reach their potential; helping individuals to be independent; helping them to achieve an ordinary life; working with an individual’s abilities in a strength/asset based approach; reducing packages of support; deferring and deterring individuals from ASC support; preventing and delaying on-going support; and supporting accommodation needs.

A: Bosworth House, 9 – 15 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TH
T: 0116 454 5421

Stall 24. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL ANTI-BULLYING
Leicester’s anti-bullying team believe children and young people have a right to feel safe in the places that they spend time (schools, settings, communities, online).  This stand has information on promoting peaceful and safe schools and settings, and advice for pupils on the support available when there is an incident(s) of bullying. It will also showcase the NO Outsiders resource and framework for teaching the Equalities Act 2010 in Primary Schools.

A: City Psychology Service, Collegiate House, College Street, Leicester. LE2 0JX
T: 0116 4545470
E: [email protected]

Stall 25. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL COMPLEX LEARNING, COMMUNICATION & INTERACTION TEAM
The Complex Learning, Communication and Interaction (LCI) team are part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Support Service. The team aims to provide support on an individual, group or whole school basis so that pupils with complex learning needs can be included in school life.

A: Complex Learning, Communications and Interaction Support SEND Support Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE2 9RN
T: 0116 454 4650

Stall 26. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL EARLY YEARS SUPPORT TEAM
The Early Years Support Team are part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Support Service. They are a team of teachers and teaching assistants specialising in working with young children who have special educational needs and/or a disability. They work with children from birth to 5 years in homes, early years settings and schools. They also offer a regular play and stay for children on their caseload and their families, where parents can hopefully pick up ideas and tips and the children can have fun with a wide range of activities.

A: SEND Support Service, New Parks House, Pindar Road, Leicester, LE2 9RN
T: 0116 454 4650

Stall 27. LEICESTER CITY PARENT CARER FORUM
The Leicester City Parent Carer Forum comprises a group of parents and carers of disabled children and young people. They consult with the Local Authority and professionals in health, education and social care. They also try to reach all parent and carers in Leicester City, and keep them up to date of any changes and information available.

A: Lisa Clarke, 8 Ibbetson Avenue, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8LG
T:  07921 311633

Stall 28. STEPS CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION CENTRE
Steps is a specialist nursery for children with motor dysfunctions and/or delays. It provides on-going support in the form of a gym club for children who attend mainstream school.

A: 40 Loughborough Road, Shepshed, Leicestershire, LE12 9DN
T: 01509 506878

Stall 29. FACSAWARE
FACSaware is a campaign to raise awareness of medicine use in pregnancy and the importance of reporting adverse drug reactions using the MHRA Yellow Card.

A: c/o Leicester Centre for Integrated Living, Andrewes Street, Leicester, LE3 5PA
T: 07739 411373
E: [email protected]
W: Search ‘FACSaware’

Stall 30. THE FOUNDATION FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Stall 31. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL YOUTH INVOLVEMENT TEAM
Leicester City Council’s Youth Involvement Team work with young people 13 – 19 years, to ensure Young People have a voice in the decision making of services that affect them,  This is delivered through 2 projects; Young Peoples Council and Leicester Young Consultants.

A: Bernadette Killeen – Participation & Engagement Manager, Town Hall, Room 2.15, Leicester
T: 07710 148 497

Stall 32. FANTASTIC DYSPRAXIC

EDUCATION, CAREERS & THE ARTS

Stall 1. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Leicester City Council’s Psychology service works to promote and enhance the quality of the educational and psychological development of children and young people in Leicester, and to provide the city council with a broad-based applied psychology service to assist with its strategic priorities and direction.  EPs work with children and young people from 0 to 25, in early years settings, schools, colleges, community settings and family homes.

A: Psychology Service, Collegiate House, College Street, Leicester, LE2 0JX
T: 0116 454 5470 (Fax: 0116 221 1216)
E: [email protected]
W: schools.leicester.gov.uk/services/psychology-service/

Stall 2. ASH FIELD ACADEMY

Stall 3. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE
The Special Education Service administers the statutory processes for the identification and assessment for children and young people (aged 0 -25 years) with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

A: Special Education Service, 1st Floor, 10 York Road, Leicester, LE1 5TS
T: 0116 454 2050 (Fax: 0116 229 4369)
E: [email protected]
W: schools.leicester.gov.uk/services/special-education-service/

Stall 4. LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL CONNEXIONS
Connexions is the careers service for young people in Leicester City. They offer information, advice and guidance on finding a job, training courses, apprenticeships and educational placements. They also offer a specialist service working with young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).  If you have SEND and have had a statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education Health and Care Plan, they can work with you up to the age of 25 to plan your next steps and support you with transition.

A: 2 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HL
T: 0116 454 1819/ 0116 454 1770

Stall 5. WEST GATE SCHOOL
West Gate School is a special needs school. Visit their stall to find out more about their programme and what they do.

A: Glenfield Road, Leicester, LE3 6DG
T: 0116 255 2187

Stall 6. THE SENAD GROUP / ALDERWASLEY HALL SCHOOL
Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form Centre specialise in working with children and young people with severe and complex Speech, Language and Communication Needs incorporating High Functioning Autism.  We have over 25 years of nationally recognised skill and experience within the educational field of ASD and Communication, and our team of Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists is one of the largest in any school across the country.  This, alongside our Mental Health Team provides us with an unrivalled level of expertise.

A: Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form Centre, Alderwasley, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2SR
T: 01332 378840

Stall 7. THE Y (YMCA)
The Flat 108 Enabling Independence project based at East Street is a service funded by BBC Children In Need. The aim of this project is to offer young people with a range of Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities aged 16 to 18 years, the opportunity to develop skills within an independent environment that will help to prepare them for adult life. They include cooking, planning and shopping for food, personal care, travel training, managing money, personal safety, cleaning, and socialising.

A: 7 East Street, Leicester, LE1 6EY
T: 0116 255 6507

Stall 8. FULLHURST COLLEGE
Fullhurst College Is a secondary school with bespoke provision for students with SEND, including a specialist learning centre and personalised interventions.

A: Imperial Avenue, Leicester LE3 1AH
T: 0116 282 4326

Stall 9. HOMEFIELD COLLEGE
Homefield College is an Independent Specialist College (and a charity) that provides provision for individuals with a range of learning difficulties.  The majority of students are on the autistic spectrum.  The college provides a variety of courses, including residential education placements, day education placements, supported living, residential experiences and day services.

A: 42 St Mary’s Road Sileby Loughborough Leicestershire LE12 7TL
T: 01509 815696

Stall 10. PORTLAND COLLEGE
Portland College is a vibrant, charitable, independent specialist college based on a large campus in the heart of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. The college offers personalised programmes of education to young people aged 16 to 25 with a wide range of disabilities. Our curriculum can range from sensory (pre-entry) level through to level 2 or 3 qualifications.  Our education is underpinned with multi-disciplinary support including nursing, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, all within the grounds of our campus.

A: Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4TJ
T: 01623 499114

Stall 11. BROOKSBY MELTON COLLEGE
Brooksby Melton College is a specialist Further and Higher Education college situated in the heart of Leicestershire. They offer courses in an array of specialist vocational subjects across two campuses: the land-based campus at our Brooksby site and the Creative and Service Industries campus in Melton Mowbray. The College has recently undergone a £27.7 million investment across both campuses, ensuring that students spend their time working in excellent facilities. The College offers a wide array of courses, ranging from Entry Level though to Degree Level.

A: Brooksby Melton College, Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0HJ
T: 01664 850 850

Stalls 12 & 13. LEICESTER COLLEGE
Leicester College is an education provider, with inclusive learning opportunities for adults with learning disabilities or difficulty.

A: Freemen’s Park Campus, Aylestone Road, Leicester
T: 0116 224 2633

Stall 14. REACH
The majority of REACH partnership activity is delivered by the three local Higher Education Institutions – Loughborough University, University of Leicester, and De Montfort University – and a further five colleges offering Higher Education – Leicester College, Loughborough College, Brooksby Melton College, Stephenson College and South Leicestershire College.  The Partnership offers a wide range of high quality free activities, events and interventions and these can be accessed on the “Activities” tab of our website (www.reach.ac.uk). It co-ordinates events for learners aimed at raising aspirations, attainment and progression to Further and Higher Education, it robustly tracks, monitors and evaluates the work.

T: 0116 229 7083
E: [email protected]
W: www.reach.ac.uk 

Stall 15. FOREVER SAVVY
Forever Savvy are a social enterprise who work with adults with a learning disability.  They have three centres and a Work Savvy programme where they support adults into paid employment for as long as is needed. Their centres are based in Potters Marston (Horse Savvy) and Bagworth (K9 Savvy and Café Savvy), and the 3 centres work towards placing the trainees into paid employment with support.

A: Rosedale, West Street, Glenfield, LE3 8DT
T: 07782384818 or 07930367447

Stall 16. NEW LEAF TRIANGLE
New Leaf Triangle is a community Interest Company (cic), not for profit, that provides a fun, supportive, stress-free, natural  learning environment to help individuals  of all ages to ‘grow’ and cope with life’s challenges. Their mission is to use the natural environment and animals, to help children, young people and adults to learn and combat personal challenges through fun motivational activities.

A: Stone Cottage, 6 Towns Lane, Goadby Marwood, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4LL
T: 07825 653170

Stall 17. TURNED ON ITS HEAD
Turned On Its Head makes radical, immersive, participatory dance theatre, taking children on a creative adventure and encouraging family interaction. They deliver rich, multi-sensory movement experiences that value each child’s creativity and bring joy and respite from the challenges of family life.  Last year the company were winners of The People’s Project, and Artistic Director Liz Clark also runs Little Movers – a sensory play and dance session for under 4’s every Tuesday at Curve.

T: 0773 618 4883
E: [email protected]
W: www.turnedonitshead.org
Tw: @turnedonitshead 

Stall 18. SIDEKICK DANCE
SideKIck provides high quality, truly inclusive dance opportunities to participants of all ages and abilities. We provide a place for people to belong, feel safe, have fun, express themselves and make friends. SideKick offer dance classes to adults with physical and/or learning disabilities on Wednesdays at Curve, 12:45pm – 2:30pm, and youth dance classes for those aged 11-19 with disabilities on Wednesdays at 4:15pm – 6:00pm.

A: Curve Theatre, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB
T: 07708 510823 

Stall 19. ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE
The Attenborough Arts Centre is a pioneering place to make and see art. They have a friendly and experienced team who are happy to assist and inform visitors about our range of year-round activities including courses, workshops, contemporary art exhibitions, performances, dance and live music. It also has an Inclusive Youth Arts Programme, funded by BBC Children in Need, which jam-packed with fun, FREE arts activities and performances for children and young people with disabilities and complex needs.

A: Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester, LE1 7HA
T: 0116 252 2455

Stall 20. FTM DANCE
FTM Dance are a specialist performing arts respite service for children, young people and adults with additional needs across Leicestershire.

T: 07543068872