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….

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….

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…