Category Archives: Additional Needs

Astronomical donation

At the start of 2018 we gratefully received some telescopes from Scopes4SEN to enable children and young adults with disabilities or learning difficulties to see local wildlife, the Moon, the planets and the stars when visiting Lea Green Centre.  Joanne and Patrick from Scopes4SEN are on a mission to support vulnerable people get involved with astronomy and science on a hands on basis and through the support of sponsors are able to donate equipment and educational materials to provide Read the rest of this article

Spectrum Festival

Autism friendly festival Sunday 23rd September 2018  We're pleased to announce that Lea Green Centre are hosting Spectrum Festival which is being organised by peaksGO in aid of Autism East Midlands who are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2018.  peaksGO are based in Cromford and arrange corporate treasure hunts and outdoor events. The festival will provide a fun and safe environment for people to enjoy a range of activities as well as helping to raise awareness for Autism and Read the rest of this article

YesFest! Accessible music festival

On Sunday 14th May Lea Green Centre hosted YesFest! an accessible and inclusive outdoor music festival. The festival was run in partnership with Donut Creative Arts Studio (DCAS), Fairplay and The Big Music Project and provided a full day of entertainment for groups and families. There was live music from established acts; Cortez Bank, Sophie Winterbottom, Mercenary UK and Stand Amongst Giants on the main stage as well as a range of fun outdoor activities including wheelchair abseil and zip Read the rest of this article

Lea Green hosts Disability Rocks

Disability Rocks develop new and innovative ways to help people living with disabilities have positive experiences of music and arts. Back by popular demand for 2015 is their exciting summer festival tour aimed at individuals affected by disability.   Lea Green will host the Midlands leg of the tour on Saturday 9th May 2015 where as well as live music, comedy and workshops, visitors will have the chance to get involved in some fun accessible activities and explore the scenic grounds Read the rest of this article