A group shot of the members of the Mind the Gap Academy

Mind the Gap remains an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation

Mind the Gap is pleased to announce that the organisation will continue to be funded through Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for the next 4 years.

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A headshot of Paul Wilshaw. He is a white man in his thirties with blue eyes and short curly blonde hair. He is wearing a blue short sleeved shirt with a pattern of green palm trees on it. The photo is taken outside in front of a large red vent.

ARC select Artist Paul Wilshaw to benefit from disabled artist residency

Artist Paul Wilshaw has been selected for a professional disabled artist residency at ARC, Stockton.

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A headshot of Julia Skelton. Julia is a white, middle aged woman with brown eyes and dark red curly chin length hair. She is wearing a yellow and orange tartan dress. The photo is taken outside in front of a large red vent and an old mill building.

Mind the Gap celebrates 20 brilliant years with Julia Skelton, Executive Director

Julia is undoubtedly one of the UK art scene’s most significant female Executive Directors, and (perhaps until now) is a rather unsung hero.

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A singer sings into a microphone while a drummer plays behind her

Mind the Gap Secures £95K Funding from Youth Music Foundation

Mind the Gap has successfully secured £95,115 from Youth Music Foundation to develop the music skills of people with learning disabilities across West Yorkshire.

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Artist Daniel Foulds Receives Arts Council Backing for own Project

Artist Daniel Foulds Receives Arts Council Backing for own Project

Artist Daniel Foulds has secured £14,256 funding from Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts Scheme to Research and Develop his own project.

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A jazz band practices on the front steps of a house while the home owners listen

£6k Funding for Jez Colborne and the Mind the Gap Band

Jez Colborne and the Mind the Gap Band have successfully secured £6k of funding from PRS for Music Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations

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A group of dancers rehearse in an empty theatre

CONTAINED: Tea & Trailers at The Albany

Tea & Trailers: A fun and friendly afternoon where you can share your work / plans / projects / ideas that show the brilliant diversity of disability arts.

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Liam Bairstow lands role on Coronation Street

Resident Artist Liam Bairstow, 28, has landed a role in the world’s longest running soap opera Coronation Street.

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Actor Alan Clay performs in Irresistible

Resident Artist receives Arts Council Funding for a new piece of work.

Alan Clay is the first of our Resident Artists to directly receive R & D funding from ACE Grants for the Arts for a new piece of work called Skip Rap.

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