The London Youth Games in conjunction with Para Dance UK and Alexandra Palace are extremely excited to officially announce its’ first Pan disability dance event in London on Thursday 23rd May 2019. This first of its kind event in London bringing a wide range of disabled young people and children from across London’s SEN […]

New research released by Activity Alliance highlights the demand for greater training in delivering activities to disabled people. The report, commissioned with support from Sport England, indicates a need for more direct, practical guidance on adapting sports. The findings show that building the confidence and skills of those who deliver sports sessions can lead to […]

Naidex- Birmingham NEC, on the 26th & 27th March

Para Dance UK is proud to be in partnership with Naidex as it makes a triumphant return to the Birmingham NEC, on the 26th & 27th March! After last year’s incredible success, the show has once again positioned itself as the leading event dedicated to disability and independent living. And the 2019 edition is set to […]

CEO receives Points of Light award

PM awards outstanding Para Dance volunteer The Prime Minister has on, 29 November 2018, recognised Patrick McGeough, from Watford, for his exceptional voluntary service as Director and Trustee of of ‘Para Dance UK’, a charity that promotes dance and coordinates inclusive leisure activities. Patrick, who has been a wheelchair user since a stroke in 1997, […]

11 Million Reasons to Dance Network

People Dancing, Attenborough Arts Centre and Para Dance UK present 11 Million Reasons to Dance Network Friday 25th January 2019 10.45am – 4.30pm Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester FREE The 11 Million Reasons to Dance Network is for organisations, practitioners and programmers committed to inclusion and engaging better with Deaf and disabled audiences, participants and artists. […]

  Ukraine’s Olena Chynka has been voted the Allianz Athlete of the Month for November after dazzling at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships. Chynka danced to five European titles over three days in Lomianki, Poland, becoming the competition’s most decorated dancer. The Ukrainian won both her singles standard and freestyle class 2 […]

Sport England’s Active Lives Children and Young People Survey  shows that around 3 million children lead active lives, however of that group, only 1.2 million  are meeting the guidelines of more than 60 minutes of activity a day, every day of the week. In 2018, it is no longer acceptable for the number of active […]

To mark the United Nations (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights are a launching a campaign which highlights the impact the Paralympic Games have on transforming society.   Focusing on several editions of the Paralympics, the “Transforming Lives […]

Lomianki 2018: Belarusian beauty on final day

If there is one couple who sets the standard it is Belarus’ freshly crowned continental champions Hanna Harchakova and Roman Usmanov. Together they produced a golden performance on Sunday (11 November) at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki, Poland. The final day of Lomianki 2018 had a graceful conclusion from the […]

Images Credit- Strictly Wheels The European Para Dance championships took place beginning the 9th of November in Lomianki, just 18KM on the northern side of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The championships ran over three days from the 9th – 11th of November 2018, which has been attributed to the significant growth and popularity of […]