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Ability Fest 2009

About us

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Ability Fest is committed to providing an annual event that focuses on promoting opportunities for all disabled people.  We rely on support from partners and organisations providing services within the disability sector.

  • The aim is to give disabled adults, families, carers and professional staff a chance to find out about educational, volunteering, leisure and employement opportunities in the West of Scotland.
  • The Ability Fest event is the No. 1 annual event which offers unique benefits to the disabled community, employers and support organisations in Glasgow, the West of Scotland and surrounding areas.
  • There have been 14 Ability Fest events since 1999 - each one bigger and better than the last!
  • Ability Fest is coordinated and managed by Social Enterprise Event Management Company - Big Bright Star CIC

What are our aims?

  • To promote social inclusion by raising awareness about disability issues relating to lifelong learning, education, training and employment.
  • To act as a focus for networking among agencies that support disabled people to take up learning, employment and leisure opportunities.
  • To enable and encourage discussion , networking and information dissemination between disabled people and support organisations.