Leeds Learning Disability Week 2020: What we are doing

Date published: Friday 12th June 2020

Leeds Learning Disability Week 2020: What we are doing

This year’s Leeds Learning Disability Week will not see as many events happen as usual. This is because of the Coronavirus outbreak.

The good news is that some events that our Asking You! And Leep1 teams are involved in are happening online! We have on a couple of things they are doing from Monday 15th June to Friday 19th June.

Leeds Learning Disability People’s Parliament meeting
Tuesday 16th June – 10am to 12 Noon

The next People’s Parliament meeting, hosted by our Asking You! service, is going to be on Zoom. It is for adults with learning disabilities in Leeds.

Join us to hear about all the great work that people with learning disabilities in Leeds have been doing to make it the best place to live.

How you can join in

If you want to take part, please:

  • Call the Advonet office on 0113 244 0606 and ask for Claire Nixson
  • Email the Asking You! team at askingyou@advonet.org.uk

Then, they will send on the details you need to join in. You can join by using your phone, computer or tablet. If you don’t know how to do it, we can help.

Leeds Got Talent: The Final
Friday 19th June – 7.00pm

Leep1 and People in Action are running a talent show to end Leeds Learning Disability Week. It is the Final of their Leeds Got Talent contest. Entries from people with learning disabilities include singing, dancing and telling jokes.

It will be on YouTube live. To watch the Final, please click on this link: www.cutt.ly/LeedsTalent2020

We will be sharing the link on the ‘Leep1 Group’ Facebook page.

Leep1’s other activities

We’ve got members take-over day on Monday 15th June. On Thursday 18th June, we will be doing a talent take-over day in the run up to the show. It will have a DJ workshop in the morning at 11.00am with DJ Jeff.


There are some other events being held during Leeds Learning Disability Week. Through the Maze have a list of them on their website. It is at this link: https://www.through-the-maze.org.uk/whats-on/learning-disability-week/leeds-got-talent/

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