Wednesday 21st March 2018 is World Down’s Syndrome Day. People around the world are celebrating their friends and relatives who bring love, happiness and joy into their lives, and also happen to have Down’s syndrome. This is something we aim to do every day at DanceSyndrome, and we always choose to celebrate people’s abilities, rather…

Jen Blackwell and Becky Rich are the best of friends. They share a passion for dance and spend many hours enjoying each other’s company. But they are not just the best of friends, they are a force for good, challenging perceptions and trying to make the world a better place, using dance as their weapon…

Our dancers are very excited to share the news that we will be returning to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after a huge success in 2017!   DanceSyndrome’s dancers perform live at special events across the UK with the aim of inspiring people and demonstrating that people with disabilities can live a life of their choosing…

We’re changing lives, unlocking potential & challenging perceptions with our “ability, not disability” approach! Can you help us?   We are looking for new Trustees and a Chairperson to join our Board of Directors.   Trustees have overall control of a charity and are responsible for making sure it’s doing what it was set up…

As Christmas approaches, we all start to think more about how we can give to others and for most people it truly is a time of compassion, generosity and being charitable.   Over recent years, many people have started to rethink the way that they share the spirit of Christmas and have made the decision…

Stephen Smith is a regular participant at our Saturday morning Clitheroe workshop. He is a popular and well-loved member of the group, who is known for his big voice and even bigger heart!   Stephen has been nominated for The Guardian’s Public Servant of the Year Award and there is absolutely no doubt in our…

The cost of supporting our team of 13 dancers to get to Edinburgh is significant, so we are looking for businesses to sponsor the team in return for an advertisement in our event programme and promotion on our social media channels. DanceSyndrome is a multi-award winning inclusive dance charity based in Lancashire with a special…

DanceSyndrome are delighted to announce that Steve Elias, star of recent BBC2 show Our Dancing Town, has become a Patron to the charity.   Steve joins us on our mission to get everybody dancing hot off the heels of his BBC2 show, which saw Steve work with a range of local people, from cleaners to…

 DanceSyndrome presents  ‘Orbit’ 14th & 15th August At 11:30am (ends 12:15pm) £7 (Concessions £5) theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall, Grand Theatre (Venue 53), Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW       For press enquiries, please contact Sophie Tickle at leadartist@dancesyndrome.co.uk   We’re all in same boat; all pushing against the tide; and all striving to find…

A team of staff members from Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has signed up to run the Great Manchester Run to support DanceSyndrome.   In 2017, DanceSyndrome hope to raise £10,000 to enable them to take their team of dancers to perform their latest performance piece “Orbit” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The charity decided…