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How you can get involved in a new orchestra for young disabled people

The National Open Youth Orchestra, an orchestra for young disabled people, is currently looking for new members (deadline Sunday 8th April). Read about the experiences of one member, Benedict, and

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Top critically-acclaimed disabled artists and writers

Last year we celebrated the top 10 female, top 10 male disabled celebrities, and top 10 international disabled celebrities. So, in our new series, we’re turning towards different disciplines, from disabled activists

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This is Not a Safe Space: a show about the truth of disability in the modern world

Award-winning poet and performer Jackie Hagan’s latest show, This is Not a Safe Space, explores the impact of benefit cuts on disabled peopled and those living on the margins of

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A funny one-woman show about disabled king Richard III

Next month sees the reimagining of Richard III – a king with scoliosis who was vilified by Shakespeare. But what was his true story? Was he really a villain and evil

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Don’t let your wheelchair get in the way of experiencing live music

Live music is an exhilarating experience, one not to be missed, no matter what your disability. So we’ve asked music concert enthusiast and wheelchair user Steve McChrystal about four accessible concert venues

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We speak to disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin

Lucy Martin, who was born without her right forearm and hand, is the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter. In 2015, she took part in a BBC initiative that offered

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Disability advice: here’s how to get where you want to be

JOIN our DHorizons Tribe and DOWNLOAD our ultimate guide for FREE Helping our community achieve is, and will always be, at the heart of everything we do. So, to help

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Top 10 disabled celebrities from across the world

We’ve covered the top 10 female and top 10 male disabled celebrities, many of which are based in the UK. So we thought it was about time we celebrated those

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Podcast series: disabled actress Storme Toolis

As part of a podcast series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley has been interviewing famous and influential disabled people from the top 100 Power list to bring you a collection

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Mencap Journalism Awards 2017: changing attitudes towards learning disability in the media

Trying to change attitudes towards learning disabilities in the media can be difficult. However, for a group of young journalists, they have made steps towards achieving that goal having won