Entering its most exciting phase of development 2014 sees Disability Rocks expand into 3 new regional festivals as well as continuing with the popular West Yorkshire flagship festival in Ilkley.
Due to popular demand founder Richard Sutton has taken on board the word from supporters and has pulled out all the stops to reach more people who will benefit from the eclectic mix of music, arts and interactive activities in great surroundings.
Disability Rocks is a not for profit organisation established in early 2012 by Richard Sutton, father of a young boy with a rare chromosome disorder. It had become clear to him that live music and arts activities and involvement can have a hugely positive impact on people’s lives. However, there were few examples of this being supported in an inclusive festival format. This led him to develop new and innovative ways to help people living with disabilities have positive experiences of music and arts.