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£310raised of £2,000 target by 4 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to put on Festability - an accessible music festival for all.

Location
Quex Park, Kent
Time left
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We are a group of parents of disabled children and adults who saw a video shared on the BBC and thought “oh we really need to do that here in Kent”.

We were totally overwhelmed by the interest expressed and the offers of support received once we mentioned it to a few people and quickly we decided we had to get this off the ground because the demand was huge so we are putting on a Music Festival for people with disabilities living in Kent.

We aim for it to be as close to other Music Festivals as possible, but with some additional elements that will help make it more suitable and be fully inclusive to all.

Mainstream festivals are often too noisy and very crowded. You need space to just be yourself and have fun, without worrying about what others might consider anti-social. At a supported event no-one bats an eyelid.

Many families with a disabled member feel a day out is impossible or 'not for them' but the little extras that we provide help make it more achievable. While mainstream events are great, we sometimes feel more relaxed when disability is the rule rather than the exception.

Festability will include a quiet/chill zone with sensory lights and sounds, a changing places suite, qualified staff to help assist and a karaoke tent!

The event will take place in May 2018, and we need to raise as much money as possible to pay for the essentials such as a portable changing places and of course some fantastic musicians!

Like us on Facebook or visit our website for information, updates and how to buy tickets.

Anything you can give really does make a huge difference to the lives of disabled children and young people and their families. Thank you!

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    • Daniel Langridge - Whitstable Boxercise

      Daniel Langridge - Whitstable Boxercise

      Sep 15, 2017

      On Thursday 14th September Whitstable Boxercise managed to raise £240 for Festability.We wish the project a huge amount of success and thank you for allowing us to be part of this journey

      £240.00

    • Emma Coppins

      Emma Coppins

      Sep 13, 2017

      Best of luck with ur fundraising !

      £10.00

    • Francesca Todd

      Francesca Todd

      Sep 11, 2017

      Good luck and thank you from William Todd's family xxxx

      £30.00

    • Debbie Hickman

      Debbie Hickman

      Sep 4, 2017

      Just to get it started :)

      £30.00

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    Claire Hickman

    Claire Hickman

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    Quex Park, Kent

    I'm Claire, fundraising coordinator for Festability. This is a cause close to my heart as I already work closely with children with disabilities. An event like this will help them to feel included and will make such a difference to their lives. Thanks for your support!

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