Taking Flight

An open letter

Taking Flight is proud to be a signatory to an open letter to the Culture Secretary, UK Government, copied to the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Welsh Government from Disabled Cultural Leaders, Artists and Inclusive Companies on Safeguarding the future of Disability Arts in the UK. We will also be taking part in …

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Symposium Summary

A Warm (and wet) Welcome in Treorchy On a very wet day in February (more on that later), delegates from across Wales and beyond gathered at the newly transformed accessible studio at the Park & Dare in Treorchy. Taking Flight’s 5th Access Symposium was hosted by RCT Theatres and in collaboration with hynt. Funded by …

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Peeling

Peeling by Kaite O’Reilly In shadow, 3 performers await their brief moment in the light. Alfa, Beaty and Coral wait… wait while once more the action plays out elsewhere. Often blisteringly funny, at times almost unbearably painful; peeling takes us backstage into a world of secrets, a world of stories about mothers and their children, …

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You’ve Got Dragons

You’ve Got Dragons Based on the book by Kathryn Cave “Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.” Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do? A …

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The Anti Fun Ministry

The Anti Fun Ministry A roaming piece for festivals & events Is your festival or event looking like it might just be too much fun to handle? Let Taking Flight’s Anti Fun Ministry ensure merrymaking does not exceed management approved levels. The Deputy Minister and Under Deputy Minister will patrol your event at allotted times, …

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Honour and Cherish

Honour and Cherish A roaming piece for festivals & events Meet Honour and Cherish; a jilted bride- zilla and her long suffering mother who are looking for absolutely anyone to take Cherish’s hand… there will Deaf- initely be a wedding today. The only question is, who will be the lucky groom? A moveabout piece in …

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