disability arts online
The Grace Eyre Foundation offers a range of inclusive day activities to over 100 people with learning difficulties in Brighton & Hove. Funded by Awards 4 All, DAOs Reaching Out programme has been collaborating with and supporting Grace Eyre Foundation's writing and arts groups since July 2012 by publishing their work on DAO.
- Grace Eyre Blog
Since August 2012 members of the Grace Eyre Foundation creative writing group have been contributing to a blog, writing about their interests and aspirations as well as daily activities.
- Creative writing project with the Grace Eyre Foundation
Since August 2012 DAO has been publishing writing by members of the Grace Eyre Foundation creative writing group. On these pages you will find a selection of short stories and poetry by Lauretta Moyo, Hala Exander, James Grantham, Juliet Senker, Betty Vincent, Alex Yetton, Karen Young, Jonny Schachter, Keir Dean, Susan Street and Ann Hart as well as some collectively written pieces.
- Selected poetry by Jonny Schachter
Since August 2012 DAO has been publishing an online selection of creative writing by members of the Grace Eyre Foundation’s creative writing group. Here we feature a selection of poetry by Jonny Schachter who has a BA in sociology and English.
- Great Camelot: From Chaos to Destruction by Keir Dean
On this page DAO features Keir Dean's retelling of the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of Camelot. Here the tale is retold with a dark twist involving a quest for the Holy Grail, heroic deaths and an end that does not end well for most.
- If Dr Mel Schachter was Prime Minister of England by Jonny Schachter
On this page DAO features a story in which the author re-imagines historical events from 1940 onwards. If only his father Dr Mel Schachter had been elected as Prime Minister instead of Winston Churchill and members of Grace Eyre had been put in charge of political events!
- 'Superhumans and marriage beyond: a space idiocy 2012` by the Grace Eyre creative writing group
On this page DAO presents a surreal epic story written collectively by Jonny Schachter, Keir Dean, Susan Street, Betty Vincent, James Grantham, Juliet Senker and Elaine Parkes. As the story begins Natasha, Elizabeth Williams is on the verge of getting married to Doctor John Vincent!
- Gallery: Grace Eyre Foundation
Grace Eyre offer a wide range of visual art sessions for people with learning difficulties in Brighton & Hove. Sessions aim to build on existing talents and offer opportunities to pursue new avenues of artistic exploration. DAOs gallery contains a selection of work by Grace Eyre artists