Aberdeen, Inclusion and Accessibility, SociABLE Sunday's Series

SociABLE Sunday’s: The Bread Maker

The second SociABLE Sunday's series post features the Bread Maker Aberdeen as I interview Karen (from The Bread Maker and Space2b). They provide opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and I personally think they do an amazing job! I have been lucky enough to meet some of the staff and the apprentices which they support… Continue reading SociABLE Sunday’s: The Bread Maker

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Aberdeen, Charity & Community Events, Inclusion and Accessibility, SociABLE Sunday's Series

SociABLE Sunday’s: dates-n-mates

Welcome to the first in our SociABLE Sunday’s Series! This first one will be about the charity project that I work for: dates-n-mates “Scotland's National friendship and dating project run by and for adults with learning disabilities”  Who are they? dates-n-mates are a project of Scottish charity, C-Change. There are branches in Glasgow, Aberdeen & Renfrewshire… Continue reading SociABLE Sunday’s: dates-n-mates

Inclusion and Accessibility, SociABLE events (other), SociABLE Sunday's Series

SociABLE Sunday’s Blog Post Series 

As you may have noticed (or read on the homepage), SociABLE Events are very passionate about everyone being ‘able’ to have the opportunity to participate in events and social activities as well as overall being included (and valued) in their community. Therefore I wanted to introduce a new blog post series which highlights events, venues,… Continue reading SociABLE Sunday’s Blog Post Series 

Aberdeen, Charity & Community Events, Inclusion and Accessibility, Reviews

Grampian Pride 2018

Aberdeen was a great place to be this weekend! Not just because it was really sunny (for a change! I think I actually got a little sunburn!) but also because on Saturday 26th May, Aberdeen saw its first Grampian Pride event take place and what a day it was! I took part in the Pride… Continue reading Grampian Pride 2018

Aberdeen, Event management, Inclusion and Accessibility, Reviews

2 Event venues with wheelchair access in Aberdeen

Let’s talk about event venues in Aberdeen that are accessible. The charity project I work for ensures all of our events are wheelchair accessible so I have a good idea of suitable venues in Aberdeen! There are of course more than 2 but I wanted to keep it short and simple for now – This… Continue reading 2 Event venues with wheelchair access in Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Inclusion and Accessibility, Reviews

Review: Soupz lunch venue

Do you ever find yourself unable to switch off from what you do for a living?  I know I certainly do… I can barely go to an event or social venue without analysing it –  ‘hmm that’s an interesting way of doing things, I might try that’ … to… 'I definitely would have done that… Continue reading Review: Soupz lunch venue

Aberdeen, Event management, Inclusion and Accessibility

The importance of social events

I thought I would start the first blog post with a little about what I do which has helped me understand the importance of social events – particularly for people who can often feel socially excluded - knowing they are able to be part of local events, socialise and just be part of something can… Continue reading The importance of social events