History project

The Hertiage Lottery Fund Young Roots programme fund have granted the Indpendence Studio £30,000 for a project about the history of learning disabilities in North Cumbria. The artists willl be creating film and artwork to record the history. The project will be finished in time for our 50th anniversary in 2018. We want to hear the stories of people with learning disablity, their family and friends over the last 50 years.Your story need not be 50 years old - it can10 , 20, or 30 years old.We are very interested in stories or photos from Carlisle mencap ,James Rennie School and Dovenby Hall.Please contact us with your story.

Upcoming Events

family fund

Date: 2nd May Location: People First Conference Centre Milbourne Street.

A Family Fund information day takes place at the People First conference Centre on 2nd May.

60s disco

Date: 20th April Location: Morton Manor

We are having a 60's disco to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Everyone welcome.

Take Control

Date: 20th March Location: Tullie House Carlisle

You are invited to come along and support our members to launch their film on hate crime and get involved in an important conference,

Get in touch

For further information please contact us:

Phone: 01228 674393
Email us: enquiries@carlislemencap.co.uk

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