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Page last updated: February 2024

Scroll through the calendar below and click on each event to find out further details, along with any instructions for booking (where applicable) and who to contact if you have any questions.

This list gets added to and updated, whenever possible, throughout the year.

When: 29th February 2024

Where: All over the world!

What: Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of the day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives.

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When: 20th – 21st March 2024

Where: NEC, Birmingham

What: Naidex is Europe’s most established event for supporting independent living, showcasing wide-ranging solutions to improve mobility and accessibility, the latest innovations and tech, and explores the future of digital and physical accessibility. The event is for anyone who is living with a health condition or impairment, as well as anyone caring for or supplying to this community. Their event features suppliers, seminars and panels, and a host of interactive features – this year there is also a section dedication to disabled children.

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MDUK is holding a number of Information Days for adults and children living with a muscle wasting condition.

When and where:

What: Hear from a range of speakers covering topics that will include specialist information and support to help you live well and independently. This will include tailored sessions for parents of children with a condition.

These are free events, open to everyone across the UK, to meet other people living with muscle wasting conditions and some of the MDUK team.

Spaces are limited so register now!

When: Sunday 14th July 2024

Where: Walton Hall Gardens in Warrington

What: Disability Awareness Day ("DAD") is the world’s largest ‘not for profit’ voluntary-led disability exhibition, held annually in a huge tented village within the grounds of Walton Hall Gardens in Warrington. Visitors to the free show will find over 200 exhibitors, equipment suppliers, transport, holidays, leisure, employment, support groups and services. Plus a Sports Zone including Scuba diving, an Arts Marquee and family entertainment.

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  • Camp 1: 18th – 23rd Aug 2024
  • Camp 2: 23rd – 26th Aug 2024

Where: Mersea Island, Essex

What: The Mersea Island Festival brings together children, young people and adults with or without a physical or learning disability. The Festival provides an opportunity to try out new activities, make new friends and have fun!

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When: 2024 TBC

Where: Maidstone, Kent

What: Get practical advice, learn from speakers, research some of the leading and latest innovations in disability equipment provision.

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  • Kidz to Adultz Middle: Thursday 14th March 2024
  • Kidz to Adultz South: Thursday 2nd May 2024
  • Kidz to Adultz Wales & West: 2024 TC
  • Kidz to Adultz Scotland (held every 3 years): TBC 2025
  • Kidz to Adultz North: 2024 TBC

Where: Various locations throughout the UK

What: Organised by Disabled Living, these are five of the largest, free UK exhibitions totally dedicated to children and young adults aged up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and professionals who work with them.

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When: Various dates and times

Where: Across the UK

What: Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

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When and Where:

  • NEC, Birmingham: TBC 2024
  • Northern Ireland: TBC 2024
  • Westpoint, Exeter: TBC
  • Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate: TBC
  • Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh: TBC

What: All the events bring everything available on the Motability Scheme together in great accessible locations, to make joining the Scheme as easy and informed as possible. They’re free to attend and include: a huge display of cars, WAVs, adaptations and scooters; opportunities to test drive adapted and non-adapted cars; Motability Scheme advisors available to chat to.

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When: Various dates

Where: Various locations or virtual events

What: Wheelpower organise an annual programme of events for children, young people and adults, including: Primary and Junior Sports camps, Get Active camps, and National Junior Games.

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