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Gids | 16:08 UK time, Monday, 4 August 2008

I went along to 'Clive' the first of what will be a quarterly club night for young people with learning disabilities.
The dance-floor was the main attraction, with headliners The Fish Police rocking out with tracks including Chicken Nuggets and Japanese Girl. Whilst allcomers had a chance to get involved performing DJ or VJ sets.
The Fish Police perform Chicken Nuggets
Elsewhere carers could relax with a free massage, gamers could play on Nintendo Wii, or interact with sensory toys in the chill-out area.
Sensory toy
What really impressed me though where some of the access considerations. Forget large print, it was all about large pictures! You were given a picture map on entry, with the corresponsing pictures printed at each part of the venue (e.g. a drink marking the bar.) Even I didn't get lost (which is saying something!)
Main Stage sign

With all bases covered, as word spreads I'm sure this night can only grow and even more people will be staying up late!



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