International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has called on institutions around the world to do more to empower and respect the human rights of persons with a disability. Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Human Rights Council Social Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday (1 October), to mark the 70th anniversary of […]

  The UK’s official National Championships will gather the best UK Para dancers. It will be held at the Harrow Arts Centre, an arts venue in the London Borough of Harrow. This competition follows up a successful competition run last year in November. This year’s competition follows the same suit as last year and there […]

Para Dance inclusive dance with Champneys

ParaDance UK this month hosted an Inclusive dance at Champneys Spa & Hotel Tring in Hertfordshire – proving that everyone can dance. The event was organised in celebration of Champneys donating over £2000 to help Para Dance Sport GB Team to attend the  in 2018. The feedback we received from our participants as seen in […]

Top honours for inspirational Asian role models were presented in London on Friday, 14 September Disability campaigner Trishna Bharadia from Marlow, Buckinghamshire was named Woman of the Year at the 2018 Asian Achievers Awards during a glittering ceremony at The Grosvenor House hotel, Park Lane. The awards celebrate outstanding British Asian talent across the arts […]

Para Dance UK are today confirming that the 2018 UK National Championships will be held on the 27th October in Harrow. The UK’s official National Championships will gather the best UK Para dancers, and it will be held at the Harrow Arts Centre, an arts venue in the London Borough of Harrow. This competition follows […]

Taking place on the 26th & 27th September at the SEC, Glasgow, Independent Living is Scotland’s largest independent living and disability lifestyle event. Bringing families, friends, carers, communities, healthcare professionals and industry experts together to see and buy the best products available and learn about the latest innovations for the care and lifestyle of people […]

World Para Dance Sport continues to grow around the world, as Chinese Taipei is announced as the host of Asia’s first introductory course from 3-4 October. Applications are now being accepted for coaches and dancers looking to grow their skills in practicing and teaching Para dance sport. The announcement comes off the back of a […]

Actor and former Welsh and English international rugby league player Keith Mason, who played 300 games in Rugby Super League and his Partner Riona Kelly  have been set a challenge by Para Dance UK the Charity that they both support  to show that Everyone can dance !. Keith who more well known for his Rugby career  than has dance moves accepted the challenge set By Para Dance UK to work […]

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the charity’s 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will be operating as Activity Alliance. Commenting on the new name, Barry Horne Chief Executive of Activity Alliance said: “We are the same team […]

IPC to conduct extensive governance review

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is to launch an extensive review of its governance structures for the first time since 2004 with the aim of strengthening its position as a world leading sports organisation. The purpose of the review is to assess the decision-making structures within the IPC, and to make recommendations on any changes […]