Disability – Model Making, Motor Sports, Museums, Galleries, Music, Nature,
Environment, Parachuting, Photography and Poetry.
Index J to Q of societies, clubs and organisations providing resources where people with a disability can join in or enjoy activities they love and enjoy.
Modelmaking for Disabled People
Disabled Modelmakers Society
Gerard Barnes, 33 Chingford Road,Longford, Coventry CV6 6HA
Tel: 02476 682 966
Motor Sports for Disabled People
Disabled Competitors in Motorsport
Motorsport UK aims to make motorsport broadly accessible and as long as you can show you are competent, safe and medically fit behind the wheel, there is no reason why you can’t compete in motorsport, whatever your disability.
Galleries for Disabled People
Royal National Institute for the Blind
224 Great Portland Street, London W1N 6AA
Tel: 0207 388 1266 Fax: 0207 388 2034
Publications regarding access to museums and galleries
Music for Disabled People
British Association for Music Therapy
24 – 27 White Lion Street
Tel: 020 7837 6100
Council for Music in Hospitals
74 Queens Road, Hersham, Surrey KT12 5LW
Tel: 01932 252809 Fax: 01932 252966
10 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LD
Tel: 0131 556 5848 Fax: 0131 556 0225
26 Ciôs Afon Tywi, Fairview, Blackwood, Caerphilly NP12 3FX
Tel: 01443 820666 Fax: 01443 820666
Music and the Deaf
Kirklees Media Centre, 7 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RL
Tel: 01484 425551Fax: 01484 425560
c/o A & M Whittaker 510 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 5ST
Tel: 01224 486032 Fax: 01224 495261
RNIB: Music Leisure Service
Royal National Institute for the Blind,
224 Great Portland Street, London W1N 6AA
Tel: 0207 388 1266 ext 2300
A nationwide service for visually impaired musicians and music lovers of all ages
Chris Shurety, 13 Wellington Way, Bow, London E3 4NE
Tel: 020 8980 1527 Fax: 020 8981 9405 email: email@example.com
Music courses for young people with physical disability or sensory impairment.
7 Tavern Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1PJ
Tel: 01449 673990
Fax: 01449 737649
Information on most aspects of music and disability
77a Hindmans Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 9NQ
Tel: 0208 299 2998 Fax: 0208 693 0349
Music recorded by disabled artists and integrated bands
(Therapy In Musical Expression)
An Essex based music service run by Marc Barnacle, Robert Fillary, Michael Barnes and Andrew Oakley.
The concept allows participants of all ages, abilities and backgrounds,the opportunity to express and experiment,
for their own benefit, within a musical environment. This variety of therapeutic music sessions are offered on an
individual or group basis.
Nature and the Environment for Disabled People
The National Trust – Access for all
The National Trust, a charity, welcomes visitors with disabilities to its historic buildings, gardens, countryside and coast in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It also offers several holiday cottages adapted for accompanied disabled guests.Full details of Trust properties given free and also in large print and on tape.
Please send stamped addressed adhesive
label (minimum postage rate) to address below.
The Trust’s Holiday Cottage
Brochure is also available:
Send £1 to cover despatch and the information booklet will be included
Valerie Wenham Dept DDP,
The National Trust, 36 Queen Annes Gate, London SW1H 9AS
The Country Landowners Association Charitable Trust
The Elms, Everton, Sandy Bedfordshire SG19 2JU
Tel: 01767 692050 Fax: 01767 683546
Encouraging and helping Landowners to provide facilities on their land for those who
are physically disabled or have learning difficulties to enjoy sport and recreation
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL
Tel: 01767 680 551
The Society has a leaflet, Information for Visitors with Disabilities which lists nature
reserves with facilities for disabled people.
Watering Lane Nursery, Pentewan, Cornwall PL26 6BE
Tel: 01726 222900 Fax: 01726 222901
Aims to enable people with sensory and other disabilities gain full access to the natural world.
Parachuting for Disabled People
British Parachuting Association
Wharf Way, Glen Parva, Leicester LE2 9TF
Tel: 0116 278 5271 Fax: 0116 247 7662
The BPA point out that there is only limited opportunity for disabled people to
experience parachuting. However, many of the affiliated clubs and training centres
offer Tandem parachuting subject to medical clearance.
Photography for Disabled People
Disabled Photographers Society
37 Orchard Close
Encourages disabled people to take an active interest in photography
Poetry for Disabled People
The Poetry Society
22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London
Tel: 020 7420 9880 Fax: 020 7240 4818