Now in its 7th year, York Disability Week (25 Nov – 3 Dec) offers something for ALL, with 30 events across the city or online, almost all FREE to attend. 

Organised by a network of individuals, organisations and community groups, it brings together a diverse and exciting programme of talks, workshops, exhibitions, entertainment and more! Below are just two events that might be of interest, but there’s a whole host of fun and interesting things to choose from…

Click on the programme to view it, and play your part in creating and promoting an equal, inclusive and accessible York!

York Human Rights City Network

UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Deaf-friendly ‘Poetry for All’

Fri 24 Nov |7.30-10pm | National Centre for Early Music

An accessible poetry event for anyone facing barriers to enjoying poetry. Great acoustics, BSL interpretation and big screen projection of all poems! £7 general admission / £5 concessions, carers free, service dogs welcome.  Pay at the door, phone NCEM on 01904 658338 or book online at:

‘Senior IMPs’ Inclusive music project | ages 11+

Mon 27 Nov |6-7.30pm | Accessible Arts & Media

A fully inclusive FREE music project for disabled and non-disabled young people aged 11+. The group play traditional and accessible instruments, musical games and enjoy writing their own songs, which they then sing and sign. To book call 01904 626965, text 07762 428818 or email Accessible Arts & Media at: hannah.hardcastle@aamedia.