Featuring Unlimited Festival Artists
An afternoon of discussion and debate in St Paul's Roof Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall as part of Unlimited festival.
1.30pm - 2.30pm
Talking Dirty: Disability and Desire
Leading disability artists and activists explore the hidden secrets of disability and sexuality. A frank, honest and possibly raunchy debate hosted by Jo Verrent including Caroline Bowditch, Robert Softley Gale, Penny Pepper and Mik Scarlett
3pm - 4pm
Shifting Identities: Otherwise Unchanged?
The artists on this panel all have an acquired impairment. They have experienced life being non-disabled and disabled. How do you survive and thrive when you acquire an impairment? Hosted by Tony Heaton, Chief Executive Shape Arts, with Sue Austin, Marc Brew, Owen Lowery and Michelle Ryan.
4.30 pm - 5.30pm
Happy to be me: Challenging perceptions of disability
This panel is stimulated by society’s ignorance of disability and uses subversive humour to challenge preconceptions. The session begins with a performance from Alex Bulmer and Liz Carr’s workin-progress Assisted Suicide: The Musical. Hosted by Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre, with Katherine Araniello, Alex Bulmer, Liz Carr and Claire Cunningham.