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Disability North Events

The Disability North Marketing and Events Team work to raise money to support the key functions of Disability North and also promote the charity. We organise and provide information on forthcoming events and training courses, manage external events and organise DNEX, our annual independent living exhibition.

Coming up...


The International Day of Disabled People 2016


On  Saturday 3 December, Disability North will be holding an event in honour of the United Nation’s International Day of Disabled People. Hosted at the Gateshead Leisure Centre, the gathering will be a celebration of the services, facilities and projects in the region that promote inclusion and access for disabled people. The theme of this year’s International Day event is sport with the aim of to promoting diversity and inclusion in sport and the many health benefits of an active lifestyle. The event will be host to an array of speakers and participatory activities, including presentations by Gateshead Special Olympics, Boccia trial sessions, Zumba and more.


DNEX 2016

September 21st and 22nd 2016, Newcastle Racecourse.

DNEX 2016/ Moving & Handling People North

DNEX 2016 was held in partnership with Moving & Handling People North: The 2-day CPD-accredited event for healthcare professionals at Newcastle Racecourse on September 21st and 22nd. It was opened by Metro Radio DJ Alan Robson. 

Thank you to all visitors and exhibitors who ensured the event was a great success.

Offical event photographs are available here. Thank you to Mini Bee Photography and Laurence Sweeney Photography for providing them.




Please click here to visit the Recent Events Section of our News Page and see some brilliant photos from our events this year.




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