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Bromford Hub in Stratford gets artistic for Shakespeare’s Birthday Parade

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Customers of Bromford’s Hub in Stratford upon Avon are being given the opportunity to be part of Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Parade on Saturday, 26 April 2014.


The Hub is working with the Royal Shakespeare Company on an art project and is running two-hour sessions between 10am and midday for people to get involved on Tuesday, 4 March, 11 March, 8 April and 22 April. The sessions will involve drama, crafts and group work to come up with ideas for how Hub customers would like to be represented.

Jessica Tunley, Hub advisor said: “This is the first time we have been involved in something so prominent in the community so we want to make a big impact! Customers who take part in the project can help design artwork, make decisions on a theme for the structure and make costumes. It’s a chance for everyone to be a part of a historical event and to be represented within their local community. We’re all very excited!”

Spaces are limited so existing or new customers and their friends are urged to get in touch as soon as possible with Jessica by calling 07436 800956 or emailing There is no cost to take part.

The Hub, based in the Stratford upon Avon Sports Club is a friendly and welcoming place offering information, advice and activities for adults with learning disabilities to have greater control and choice. Bromford Hubs are also available across Warwickshire in Studley, Leamington Spa and Atherstone.

Jessica said: “Come and meet one of our Hub advisors to find out more about what we can do for you.  We can provide information and support you to create a personalised programme of activities centered on your goals and aspirations.  We could also provide advice and information with anything you might need help with, from employment opportunities to health, safety, education, skill building and much more. Best of all, you will always be welcome at the Hub. It is a safe and encouraging place for you to find help.”