FestABLE - National Festival of Specialist Learning

The UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning debates the key issues facing young people with disabilities and learning difficulties and looks for solutions.

It’s an opportunity for professionals, parents and young people to join forces and work together.

Hosted by National Star at its fully accessible campus near Cheltenham.

FestABLE Visitor Programme

Visitor Programme

Coming to FestABLE on June 2nd? Check out the Visitor Programme to see exactly where all the exciting presentations, discussions and events are happening…

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FestABLE special guest

Sally Phillips

Award-winning writer and actress Sally Phillips is well known for her roles in Smack the Pony, Miranda and the Bridget Jones trilogy. Sally also fronted a BBC documentary titled, A World Without Down’s Syndrome?, in which Sally wades into the emotionally charged debate about a new screening test that is said to detect Down’s syndrome in 99% of pregnancies and explores what effect the test could have on our society. A World Without Down’s Syndrome has been screened around the world, sparking debate and similar documentaries in many other countries.

Sally Phillips

What's on at FestABLE

Learn more about What's on at FestABLE

FestABLE brings together an impressive group of speakers who work across Specialist Education. All are renowned for their commitment to young people with disabilities and learning difficulties and for their expertise.

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FestABLE is proudly sponsored by

National Star
EDF Energy

Our FestABLE partners include

Special Needs JungleThe OT magazineNatspec

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