April 2016 – FROGTASTIC celebrates 10th Birthday!

As part of its Tenth Anniversary year, The Heroes Project is delighted to announce that its unique club night ‘Frogtasitc’ will officially celebrate 10 fantastic years at The Frog and Bucket on Wednesday 29th April. The ever popular club night, staged at The Frog and Bucket on Oldham Street, was launched in April 2006 to serve Greater Manchester’s learning disabled community and its many friends and supporters. By way of celebrating “A Decade of Dancing” Frogtastic club night organisers ‘The Heroes Project’ have been able to significantly reduce the cost of admission tickets throughout 2016 courtesy of a grant award from Comic Relief with benefits being passed on to attendees through reduced admission costs. This has been done as a way of thanking clubbers for their continued support of what has become one of Manchester’s most unique and pioneering little club nights. Alongside reaching a significant milestone, Frogtastic organisers are…

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FROGTASTIC in the PARK – Tuesday 5th July 2016 – Event Details

The Heroes Project is pleased to announce details of ‘FROGTASTIC IN THE PARK’ in Warrington as part of Disability Awareness Week in association with Warrington Disability Partnership. This year’s outdoor festival experience will take place at Walton Hall Gardens, Walton Lea Road, Warrington WA4 6SN on Tuesday 5th July 2016. The Frogtastic line up for 2016 is just fantastic and will feature three fantastic tributes ‘AMY WINEHOUSE’ – ‘ROD STEWART’ & ‘BLONDIE’ plus other special guests including CARLY RYAN and the Frogtastic DJ’s. There is a Pay Bar and Dancefloor so “Let’s have a Party”. Come and join us for this popular outdoor experience! Advance tickets are £4 each and available NOW here: www.ldok.net/shop Alternatively tickets can be also be organised by calling The Heroes Project on 07875 142233 WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!

FROGTASTIC celebrates “A Decade of Dancing”

As part of its Tenth Anniversary year, The Heroes Project is pleased to announce dates for its ‘Frogtastic-Manchester’ Club Night events for 2016 in association with Comic Relief and Forever Manchester. The ever popular club night, staged at The Frog and Bucket on Oldham Street, was established in 2006 to serve the learning disabled community and its many friends and supporters. By way of celebrating “A Decade of Dancing” Frogtastic organisers ‘The Heroes Project’ have significantly reduced the cost of admission during 2016 courtesy of a grant award from Comic Relief. The grant will help support the cost of staging Frogtastic events throughout the year with savings being passed on to attendees through reduced admission costs. This has been done as a way of thanking existing clubbers for their continued support of what has become one of Manchester’s most unique and pioneering little club nights. Organisers also hope that the…

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The LDOK – 24hr Charity Broadcast 2015

LDOK.net is a truly inclusive radio station based at Gorse Hill Studios in Stretford. It provides a platform and opportunities for people to be involved in broadcasting activities with a keen focus on promoting the many talents and skills of the learning disabled community in a truly inclusive environment. LDOK is believed to be the world’s first 24 hour bespoke radio station with specific emphasis placed on providing broadcasting experiences and opportunities for those who often find themselves overlooked. LDOK is totally self funded and relies solely on donations to cover running costs. On November 14th & 15th, regular presenter’s Graham Larkin & Greg Beckett will take the lead in raising funds to support LDOK by undertaking a 24 hour charity broadcast. The marathon programme has been organised as a way of helping the little radio station to cover operating costs so it can continue to maintain support for the…

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The Heroes Project relocates to Trafford

The Heroes Project recently celebrated the move to it’s new home at Gorse Hill Studios with an event to officially launch a brand new LDOK Radio Studio and administration facility in Stretford. The event took place on Thursday 6th August 2015 and we were delighted to welcome Rowetta from The Happy Mondays who officially opened the facility with the Mayor of Trafford Cllr:John Holden alongside other guests, civic dignitaries, fellow patrons and many of the LDOK Radio station’s current presenters including positive role models from the Disabled, Mental Health and Autistic communities. Heroes Project founder, Terry Snowden MBE said “It was an official house warming really, we are really impressed with our new facility and keen to embrace the spirit of Gorse Hill Studios and engage the vibrancy of the local community within our work going forward. We are looking forward to a long and happy future in our new home…

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Heroes Project move to Trafford

A multi-award winning specialist learning disability arts charity is moving to Trafford and bringing its record company, radio station and bespoke entertainment agency with it. The Heroes Project, whose initiatives also include the nationally recognised Frogtastic Club Nights, LDOK Radio, Heroes Project Records and the Autistic Superstars Entertainment Agency has agreed a move to Gorse Hill Studios in Stretford. The organisation has been running for seventeen years and specialise in the provision of opportunities that encourage the involvement and recognition of people affected by disability, with specific emphasis placed on the provision of performing arts and social development activities for adults with a learning disability. Heroes Project initiatives attract in the region of 2000 people annually via a range of activities that continue to remain popular amongst members of the Learning Disabled, Autistic and Mental health communities. Founder and Principle Director Terry Snowden MBE said: “This move is a straight…

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Scott James New Collection – “A GENUINE PRODUCT OF AUTISM”

SCOTT JAMES – NEW SONG RELEASE TO SUPPORT AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK! On March 23rd, Autistic singing sensation Scott James will release a new download single “A Thousand Years” in support of Autism Awareness Week. (Week commencing 2nd April 2015). The new release, taken from his forthcoming collection of indie based cover song’s, is a genuine product of Autism featuring Scott’s brilliant vocal talents recorded and produced by Autistic producer A.J.Valliant! Meaning “A Thousand Years” and all the tracks on the new album, to be called ‘FIX YOU’ are the result of what is a genuine and uniquely Autistic partnership. “A Thousand Years” is the first track to be released and is about the fear of falling in love, a romantic cover of the Christina Perry song that gained global recognition as an anthem for the Twighlight films franchise.  The track will be available for download on Amazon & I-Tunes from Midday…

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FROGTASTIC IN THE PARK 2015 – Tue 7th July – Event Information

It’s ’FROGTASTIC’ IN THE PARK! – The Premier ‘Club Night’ for people with learning disabilities and friends OUTDOORS! The Heroes Project in association with Warrington Disability Partnership is pleased to present ‘FROGTASTIC in the PARK’ in Warrington as part of Disability Awareness Week 2015 Date: TUESDAY 7th JULY 2015 Location: WALTON HALL GARDENS, WALTON LEA ROAD, WARRINGTON, WA4 6SN Time: 6.15pm to 9.30pm – Advance Tickets £4.00 – NOW BOOKING Featuring TWO fantastic tributes ‘GARY BARLOW’ & ‘FREDDIE MERCURY’ plus a full supporting show including Autistic Superstar SCOTT JAMES and guest Frogtastic DJ’s Advance Tickets can be reserved from The Heroes Project on 0161 872 8787 – ‘FROGTASTIC’ is the Premier Club Night for people with a Learning Disability & Friends! PAY BAR & DANCEFLOOR AVAILABLE – SO LET’S HAVE A PARTY! www.heroesproject.org.uk – www.disabilityawarenessday.org.uk You can also book tickets online here: www.ldok.net/shop The Heroes Project – 28 Modwen Road…

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THE MAGIC OF FROGTASTIC – Celebrating 9 Years & 15,000 visitors – Wed April 22nd

Manchester’s Most Unique Club Night is about to celebrate 9 successful years and 15,000 Reasons to be Cheerful… Manchester’s premier Club Night for people with a learning disability and their friends will celebrate the arrival of its 15,000th visitor on Wednesday 22nd April 2015. Frogtastic, is a nationally recognised, multi award winning club night that was established in 2006 by The Heroes Project, an arts based development charity specialising in the provision of opportunities and socially inclusive experiences for people who may otherwise miss out or be denied. Staged at Manchester’s famous Frog & Bucket on Oldham Street, (a venue more known for comedy than clubbing) Frogtastic boasts an enviable reputation and continues to grow in popularity, attracting people from across Greater Manchester, the wider North West region and beyond. Alongside the DJ’s and dancing, Frogtastic has become equally known for providing high quality entertainments including TV Stars, Boy Band…

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