Big Jigsaw Inclusive Dance Summer School (16+)

Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 August, 10am-3pm
The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR


Using Dancefest’s specially made dance yurt, this is an inclusive sensory and movement based experience suitable for people with learning disabilities, their friends and support workers.

Using themes of beating hearts, butterflies and boats, it is a chance to be creative and meet new people.

The yurt will be set up on the grassed area by the café bar, with a wet weather alternative of inside the Courtyard in the area beside the box office.

Please bring a packed lunch - or you may like to buy your lunch at the Courtyard’s cafe bar.

£25 for both days/£15 for one day
No charge for those supporting people to take part

You can book using the buttons below:

Both days - £25

Tuesday 1 August only - £15

Wednesday 2 August only - £15


A participatory project using dance, music, props and projection that takes place in and around a specially constructed dance yurt, with sessions based on three themes:

Butterflies: exploring the life cycle from caterpillar to chrysalis to beautiful butterfly.
Boats and a watery story: an adventure tale that moves from beach to boat, with sand castles, messages in bottles and setting sail.
Beating hearts: exploring blood pumping through ribbon veins into the heart.

If you'd like to find out more please contact Michele Holder, Dancefest Dance Development Leader for Access and Inclusion, at michele@dancefest.co.uk or 07779 507593.

 Comic ReliefSaintbury Trust


We're grateful to Comic Relief for supporting Big Jigsaw in Herefordshire for 2016/17 and funding from the The Saintbury Trust to enable four Worcestershire schools to take part.