Celebrate with Disability Direct

Join Disability Direct and friends to Celebrate a Derby that is accessible to everyone. Big Lottery logo

Disability Direct will be holding the event funded by The Big Lottery’s Celebrate programme to bring together disabled and none disabled people to enjoy a day of entertainment and activities on the 1st July from 10am to 4pm on the Spot in the city centre.Hubbub performers


DD will be joined by the Hubbub Theatre Group who will be entertaining the audience with a fun-filled performance of summer tunes, dance and physical theatre. Guaranteed to bring sunshine to your day. 

Wheelblazers Derby Wheelblazers will be throwing some hoops and giving the audience a chance to try out. And if you like sport, East Midlands Boxing Academy will also be giving disabled and none disabled people an opportunity to put on the gloves.


The Enabled Centre singers will be performing a number of songs for your entertainment and our very own Craig Gallimore will perform a few hits for all to sing along to.

Punjab Bhangra Crew

For all you dance fans out there, the Punjab Bhangra Crew will be providing traditional bhangra music, dancing and the amazing dhol drummers. And the fab guys from PossAbilities  will be working up a sweat with some fitness dance routines.

But that’s not all……..you will also get the chance to try a number of free activities provided by Fast Forward, Plot to Plate, the Padley centre, the Enabled Centre.

After all that activity, you can relax with a free ice cream and get chance to speak to some of the other organisations who will be joining us such as STEPS, Derby Arena, Derby Theatre, PureGym, DCFC Supporters group, The Access Card, CredAbility.

If you would like to attend but have problems getting into town because of an impairment or you require a BSL interpreter, please contact Natasha on 01332 299449/natasha.jacobs@disabilitydirect.com who will arrange transport for you.

Fingers crossed it doesn’t rain!!