Get involved – there is an event for everyone!

There is lots going on this year in Leeds to celebrate Learning Disability Week which takes place every year on the third week in June. This year’s theme is “Do you see me?” which is all about being seen, heard and valued.

The annual series of public events brings together community organisations from across the City to celebrate the abilities of people with learning disabilities fantastic work of the VCSE sector, and raise awareness of the challenges.

Leeds Disability Awareness Week Events

We are pleased to be hosting the Forum Central Learning Disability Awards (previously the Tenfold Awards) happening on Friday 21 June – Book your tickets to attend on eventbrite. Vote for the award winners here.

Other events are listed on the Through the Maze Learning Disability Week webpage which has details of all the events taking place as part of Learning Disability Week 2024 and will be updated throughout. Including;

  • People Matters – photography contest
  • An exhibition at Bramley Baths by Pyramid artist, Josh Pedley-Cook
  • Picnic at Temple Newsham hosted by Aspire
  • Council Chambers takeover at Leeds Civic Hall
  • Being Social information event at Leeds Kirkgate Market
  • Learning Disability Pride March
  • Walks around Leeds
  • and more!

Aspire has produced a pdf poster summarising all the events they have organised as well as a selection of external events. The poster is available to download as a pdf below and as an image and all the details of the events can be navigated to from the Aspire Events webpage.

Aspire Learning Disabilities Week Timetable 2024 pdf

Aspire learning disabilty week 2024 events timetable poster - details on the aspire website