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  • Photo: It’s our 30th Birthday – we’re celebrating and you’re invited!

    It’s our 30th Birthday – we’re celebrating and you’re invited!

    DIY’s 30th Birthday is most certainly a time to celebrate! It is also a key time to reflect on our past and make plans for the future. We are holding two very special birthday events to celebrate 30 years of creating accessible and thought-provoking theatre and educational projects. Through three special projects we have been […]

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  • Photo: On the road again – Hanging by a Thread

    On the road again – Hanging by a Thread

    DIY Theatre Company have been on the road again with our sensory show Hanging by a Thread. Hanging by a Thread is DIY’s third show specifically designed for sensory audiences. All the children were smiling” DIY Actor Created by DIY’s skilled company of artists with learning disabilities, the show invites intimate audiences to connect with […]

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  • Photo: Launching our Gamechangers Leadership Profiles – marking Disability History Month

    Launching our Gamechangers Leadership Profiles – marking Disability History Month

    DIY Gamechangers is DIY’s Creative Leadership Training Programme, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. It is making a difference by increasing the opportunities available for creative leaders with lived experience of learning disability. Now, DIY Gamechangers have created a series of profiles that express our individual identities as leaders. The profiles have been launched on a special […]

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  • Photo: Magical journeys into the woods for sensory learners

    Magical journeys into the woods for sensory learners

    DIY Core Company’s work on our new show ‘Hanging by a Thread’ is coming to fruition. It started with magical ideas Hanging by a Thread is DIY’s third show designed specifically for sensory young people to access in small groups. Devised by DIY Core Company members, it explores environmental themes. The company has, as ever, […]

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  • Photo: Our first ever outdoor arts production!

    Our first ever outdoor arts production!

    Looking Back: Facing Forward was DIY’s first ever outdoor arts production! It was also our first production since the pandemic began. A year ago, in June 2021, DIY actors hesitantly started meeting face to face again in Peel Park after a long period of meeting on Zoom. We were all nervous about meeting in person, […]

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  • Photo: Happy New Year 2022!

    Happy New Year 2022!

    Here at DIY we are looking forward to 2022 with lots of new activities and projects! Our Core Company will be starting back on Tuesday 18th January. We will begin the New Year with a new project that builds on our successful Inside: Outside Research and Development Project from last year. We will be Looking […]

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  • Photo: Inside : Outside – Sharing some moments from our R&D

    Inside : Outside – Sharing some moments from our R&D

    DIY’s Core Company has been working hard this term on Inside: Outside our Outdoor Arts Research and Development Project. A fantastic and meaningful performance” Audience feedback The aims of the project were: to enable DIY artists and performers to connect creatively after a long period of separation owing to Covid 19. to develop Outdoor Arts […]

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