10 Minute Talks – Kaleidoscope Editon

Part of Kaleidoscope: a programme of events celebrating disability and challenging stereotypes Running from
Next event: Saturday 20 November at 11am
  • Free (booking required)
    Unreserved seating
  • Garret Theatre

Part of: Chester Literature Festival

A panel of local people telling their story, each person is living with a disability. Four first-person 10 minute stories told in person, which may be funny, sad, shocking or educational.

This event has been inspired by the book Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century – a series of essays edited by Alice Wong which features 37 first-person stories. The essays in the book include stories about assistive technologies, fashion, justice, homophobiamedical caremedical abusepsychotherapy, racism, relationships and sex.

Kaleidoscope is a programme at Storyhouse for and about people who are living with a disability. The festival features events including crafts, clubbing, dance, drama, poetry, performances and a colourful festival parade along with fascinating personal stories.

Time details

60 mins plus Q&A

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Saturday 20 November 11am Garret Theatre Book now

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