Vicki McCorkell is a Trustee at DanceSyndrome. She is an experienced practitioner in the Arts and a good friend to DanceSyndrome Founders Jen and Sue Blackwell. As DanceSyndrome celebrates our 5th anniversary as a charity, we have been reflecting on the history of the organisation and Vicki has written a short blog about her own…

DanceSyndrome Founder Jen Blackwell was thrilled to discover that, following some work  that DanceSyndrome had done with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the team at 10 Downing Street had heard about our work and the Prime Minister wanted to recognise Jen’s work through a Point of Light award.   Points of Light are…

Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome Founder and Director, was announced as one of the most influential people with a disability in the UK at a reception at the South Bank Centre on Wednesday 17 October.   The Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List is an annual publication of the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK….

Sarah Calderbank joined DanceSyndrome in 2014 as a volunteer, helping with producing marketing literature. In 2015 Tudor Trust provided funding for a Business Development and Administration Executive and Sarah was thrilled to take the role. She is now the Project Coordinator for DanceSyndrome’s two major projects, funded by Spirit of 2012 and Big Lottery Fund….

Our dancers had an amazing time in Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival feedback was just incredible! We are so proud of this achievement and wanted to share the collection of comments with you in this blog.       Thanks @DanceSyndrome for making me feel so proud. Your hauntingly beautiful show Lit a Drift @edfringe…

Dawn Vickers is DanceSyndrome’s Managing Director. She has been the driving force behind the charity since joining in 2014. Dawn is a skilled networker who loves to meet new people and find ways to work in partnership. She is an ambassador for inclusion, supporting people with learning disabilities, helping people to overcome any barriers they face and…

DanceSyndrome Managing Director Dawn Vickers has been recognised with an award nomination!   Dawn has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Business Woman award at the 2018 Enterprise Vision Awards!   Dawn has been the driving force behind DanceSyndrome since 2014 and has had a huge impact on the direction the charity has taken….

The DanceSyndrome team feel very fortunate to have been able to return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018 and couldn’t have done this without the help of many dedicated supporters.   We would like to express our thanks to the following people:   Our sponsors Empower Housing Association, please visit their website www.empowerhousing.org.uk for…

DanceSyndrome is taking its latest performance piece to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival thanks to financial support from Chorley based business Empower Housing Association.   In 2017, the DanceSyndrome team performed their debut performance at the Edinburgh Fringe after a successful fundraising campaign to fund the trip. The performances were so successful and got such…

 DanceSyndrome wins Charity of the Year at the E3 Awards   DanceSyndrome has been named “Charity of the Year” at the 2018 E3 Business Awards. The event took place on 12th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.   The chairty faced strong competition from not-for-profit organisations from across the North West. The award was…