Emma Purcell

Emma Purcell

News Editor, Freelance Journalist and Blogger at Rock For Disability. Loves live music, comedy, acting, chocolate and a Harry Potter fanatic.
Entertainment & Culture

10 influential disabled LGBTQ+ activists to follow this Pride Month

To mark pride month, our writer Emma Purcell lists 10 influential disabled people from the LGBTQ+ community who you should…

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Entertainment & Culture

BBC and UK arts councils celebrate the work of disabled artists with brand new commissions

BBC and UK arts councils celebrate the work of disabled artists with new film and audio commissions.

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled actor RJ Mitte stars in new hit film Triumph

RJ Mitte stars in new hit film Triumph, which tells the real-life story of s teenager with cerebral palsy wanting…

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Assistive Tech & Products

Ramble Tag guidance aid co-creator Tom Forsyth speaks to Disability Horizons

We speak to Tom Forsyth, co-creator of the Ramble Tag guidance aid, which you can purchase on the Disability Horizons…

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Entertainment & Culture

BBC make-up show Glow Up celebrating disability and diversity

BBC make-up show Glow Up celebrates disability and diversity by including two autistic contestants and a young girl with a…

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Entertainment & Culture

Let’s Talk Tokyo: an Evening with Adam Hills and ParalympicsGB

Comedian Adam Hills hosts a virtual event called Let's Talk Tokyo to mark 100 days until Tokyo 2020 and raise…

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Entertainment & Culture

Paralympian Kadeena Cox MBE and former Corrie actress Melissa Johns join the line-up for Celebrity MasterChef 2021

Paralympian Kadeena Cox and former Corrie actress Melissa Johns joins the line up for Celebrity MasterChef 2021 this summer.

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News

Access Card recognised at UK theme parks – get a DISCOUNT with Disability Horizons

Access Card is now recognised at four of the UK’s most famous Amusement Parks: Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures and Legoland.

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Entertainment & Culture

Kez Margrie: CBBC Commissioning Editor who happens to be a wheelchair user

We speak to CBBC Commissioning Editor Kez Margrie, who became a wheelchair user following an acrobatic accident aged 23.

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled comedian Rosie Jones stars in new travel series Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure

Rosie Jones stars in new travel series called Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure, where she explores places across the…

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