Art, Sport and Leisure – Disabled People – Index C to H

Disability – Canoeing, Chess, Cinemas, Theatre, Chess, Crosswords, Cycling, Dancing, Diving, Sub-aqua, Drama, Fitness, Football, Flying, Gardening, Golf, Horse Racing and Handicrafts.

Index C to H of societies, clubs and organisations providing resources where people with a disability can join in or enjoy activities they love and enjoy.

A – B
C – H
J – Q
R – Z

Canoeing for Disabled People

British Canoeing
0300 0119 500
Supports the promotion of canoeing for disabled people.

Chess for Disabled People

Baille Chess Association
Stan Lovell, 7 Coldwell Square, Crossgate, Leeds LS15 7HB
Tel: 0113 260 0013

British Postal ChessFederation
Secretary: 43 Church Lane, Colchester, Essex C03 4AE
Tel: 01206 5423 753 Fax: 01206 547420

The RNIB as mentioned in Board Games

Cinemas and Theatres in London for Disabled People

Shape London Ticket Scheme
LVS Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
Tel: 0207 700 8138 Fax: 0207 700 8143 Minicom: 0207 700 8139
Free booking service that takes into account the needs of disabled people
wishing to visit venues in London including museums and galleries.

Crosswords for Disabled People

Large print crosswords published by Grub Street Publishers Ltd
The Basement, 10 Chivalry Road, London SW11 1HT
Tel: 0207 924 3966 Fax: 0207 738 1009

Cycling for Disabled People

British Cycling
Stuart Street
Manchester M11 4DQ
Telephone: 0161 274 2000
Fax: 0161 274 2001

Biking and Disability
Secretary: Margaret Biggs, 72 Twiss Green Lane, Culcheth, Warrington WA3 4DQ
Tel: 01925 764014 Fax: 01925 764014

Cycling Projects – Wheels for All
3 Priory Court, Buttermarket Street, Warrington, WA1 2NP
Tel: 01925 234 213

Cyclists Touring Club
Cotterell House, 69 Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3HS
Tel: 0870 873 0060 Fax: 01483 426994

Hard Miles
13 Sunnycliffe, Morton Lane, East Morton, Keighley BD20 5RT
Tel: 01274 564103
Ian Clarke – builds and adapts bicycles for disabled people

London Cycling Campaign
Unit 228, 30 Great Guildford Street London SE1 0HS
Tel: 020 7928 7220 Fax: 020 7928 2318 email:
Promotes cycling for people of all abilities. The group has a list of suppliers of specialist cycles.

PO Box 2, Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland TD12 4NW
Tel: 01890 883456 Fax: 01890 882709
Suppliers of cycles for those with special needs

Tandem Club
25 Hendred Way, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AN
The club has a Liaison Officer for disabled members.

Versatile Cycles by P. J. Taylor – Cyclemaker
375 Birchfield Road, Webheath, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 4NE
Tel/Fax: 01527 545262
P. J. Taylor will advise on your needs. It has demonstration
cycles and accessories which you can try out

See Wheelchair Dancing

Diving for Disabled People

The British Sub-Aqua Club
Telford’s Quay,South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral, Cheshire CH65 4FL
Tel: 0151 350 6200 Fax: 0151 350 6215

Dolphin (Diving Organisations Link with the Physically Handicapped and Instructor Network)
DDRC Hyperbaric Medical Centre, Tamar Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth PL6 8BQ
Tel: 01752 209999

The Scuba Trust (Diving with Disabilities)
Postal Address: The Scuba Trust 37 Five Elms Drive Romsey Hampshire SO51 5RN

Drama for Disabled People

See also Arts

Graeae Theatre Company
Interchange Studios, Hampstead Town Hall Centre, 213 Haverstock Hill London NW3 4QP
Tel: 020 7681 4755 Minicom: 020 7681 4757
Fax: 020 7 681 4756 email :
Full time company of disabled people. Contact them for more information.

Fitness for Disabled People

Dom Thorpe Online Fitness

Flying for Disabled People

The Royal International Air Tattoo –

Football for Disabled People

The Association of Football Players with Learning Disabilities
Room 240, The Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicestershire, LE1 9BG
Tel: 0116 275 5551 Fax: 0116 252 7399

The D.I.A.L Soccer Access Guide:
D.I.A.L., Leeds, The Shadwell Centre, Shadwell Lane, Leeds LS17 8AG
Tel/Minicom: 0113 268 2689 Fax: 0113 269 5040

Gardening and
Horticulture for Disabled People

The Alpine Garden Society

T: 01386 554790

The Garden Club
Membership Secretary, Julia Sebline, Hayes Farm House, Hayes Lane, Peasmarsh,
Rye, East Sussex TN31 6XR
Encourages gardening by disabled people for enjoyment and therapy

Garden Research Department
Mary Marlborough Centre, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LD
Tel 01865 227 600 Fax 01865 227 294
Contact by phone or withs.a.e for information on all aspects of gardening for
disabled people.

Gardens for the Disabled Trust
Address as The Garden Club above

The Geoffrey Udall Centre, Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT
Tel: 0118 9885688 Fax: 0118 9885677 email:
Practical help for disabled gardeners and those who work with them

The Royal Horticultural Society
Administrative Offices, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
Telephone 020 7834 4333

Golf for Disabled People

Society of One-Armed Golfers

Handicrafts for Disabled People

Fred Aldous Ltd
PO Box 135, Lever Street, Manchester M1 1LW
Tel: 08707 517 300 Fax: 08707 517 303
A large selection of craft products available by mail order via their catalogue

Horse Racing for Disabled People

‘Disabled Racegoers Guide’ By Peter Greaves – Available from:
Spinal Injuries Association, Newpoint House, 76 St Jame’s Lane, London N10 3DF
Tel: 0208 444 2121