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You’re invited to The Gathering!

The Gathering is our monthly online forum for Deaf and Disabled artists and industry guests led by our CEO, Caroline Bowditch.


This month we’re excited to hear all about the upcoming Thrive Festival from festival producer Sarah Hoboult. Sarah will chat with us about the Thrive Festival program and offer advice on how to produce accessible programming.


We’ll also be joined by Eva Sifis, AAV’s Stella Young Award Project Officer, who can assist with any questions you may have about applications for the Stella Young Award, which close July 5.


For more details on the Stella Young Award and how to apply, check out AAV’s Stella Young Award webpage.


Thrive Festival, a celebration of local Deaf and Disabled Artists, is on Saturday 24 July. See full details on AAV’s Thrive Festival webpage and Facebook event.



Join us for The Gathering this month on Tuesday 29 June, 2.30 pm – 4 pm.


Please RSVP by 4 pm on Monday 28 June with any access requirements to and we will send you a Zoom link for the session.


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