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  • Photo: Looking Back: Facing Forward

    Looking Back: Facing Forward

    Our first ever outdoor arts production!   Looking Back Telling the Tale Facing Forward Follow the Trail!   Looking Back Through the Smoke Facing Forward Seeds of Hope.   DIY’s first ever outdoor arts production opens with this original song created by the company with musician Sarah Atter. Looking Back: Facing Forward is an original […]

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  • Photo: Exploring LEx Leadership – film

    Exploring LEx Leadership – film

    DIY Leaders are Leaders with Lived Experience. But what does that really mean? We made a film called ‘Exploring LEx Leadership’ In this film DIY Leaders with lived experience of learning disability explore what lived experience means to them and how their experiences of social issues help them to be good leaders. The film was […]

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  • Photo: I Wish Everything Was Back to Normal!

    I Wish Everything Was Back to Normal!

    “I Wish Everything Was Back to Normal!” When Lockdown was announced in March 2020 DIY members started exploring different ways of telling our stories. Because live theatre was no longer available to us we had to find other ways to connect creatively with each-other as performers and with our audiences. We turned to a combination […]

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  • Photo: Following Patient 36

    Following Patient 36

    Following Patient 36 is DIY’s performance piece exploring Learning Disability History and the resilience of people with learning disabilities in Salford and Greater Manchester. Following Patient 36 in 2020 During the early part of 2020 DIY developed a positive relationship with the Working Class Movement Library in Salford, which was once itself a hostel for people […]

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  • Photo: Give Me Space!

    Give Me Space!

    Give Me Space! was DIY Theatre Company’s second interactive, multi-sensory show for PMLD audiences. It blasted off into space to explore the universe, touring extensively during 2018 and 2019.

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