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…

Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome founder, honoured by The National Lottery on ITV primetime TV   The National Lottery’s ‘Big Surprise’ – which honours the individuals who have made a real difference with the help of National Lottery funding – made a dream come true for our Founder Jen Blackwell!   The ‘Big Surprise’ is a 90-second…

DanceSyndrome is excited to share the news that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Charity of the Year award category at the 2018 E3 Business Awards.   Members of the DanceSyndrome team will now attend an interview with a judging panel, where they will speak to the judges about the way…

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…