Disability Awareness Day
Sunday 17th July 2022
Disability Awareness Day
Sunday 17th July

Disability Awareness Day 2022

Disability Awareness Day has five strands interwoven into a colourful, inspiring, fun and informative day out. Check out the 2021 show below, and revisit this page for our exciting 2022 plans next year.


Over 500 exhibitor spaces were booked by organisations including voluntary, statutory and business sectors all working to a common goal of "Promoting Independence Throughout Life & Work", with support groups and services, equipment, transport, technology, holidays, benefits, employment, education, training, mobility, leisure, recreation, sport and much more.

Meet our exhibitors from 2021

Sports Zone

The DAD Sports zone offers chances to ‘have a go’ at participating in Scuba Diving in our on-site pool with kit and instructors from Cheshire Scuba Academy. We also offer Golf, Football, Tai Chi, Wheelchair Basketball, Rugby League - physical disability, learning disability, and wheelchair. On site will also be Sightbox (sports for people who are blind or visually impaired). All activities are supported by qualified coaches and instructors. Plus there will be information on how you can get involved in local weekly activities.

Sports and Activity details from 2021


There is an exciting programme of performing arts in the Arts Marquee with audience seating for up to 400 people. The 2021 line up will include nationally acclaimed Ella Together and Warrington BSL Signing Choir, plus Creating Adventures, Dream Team Drama, Warrington West Concert Band, Bridgewater Singers, Wired for Sound and rock band Undead For Hollywood as well as much much more.

Arts Marquee acts from 2021

Silent Disco

A marquee will be dedicated to our newest addition to the DAD lineup, our Silent Disco which offers visitors the opportunity to wear wireless headphones (supplied) and select from three channels of music at the volume of their choice.

The Main Arena

The Main Arena line up for 2021 included Katumba Drumming, the Reach Sled Dogs, Vale Royal Falconry, brass bands, Rugby League demonstrations and Warrington Cheer Storm and much much more.

Main Area Acts and timetable from 2021

For the Children

Children's Entertainment includes something for all abilities with all the fun of the fair provided by Chadwick's Family Fairground Rides. Walton Hall Rangers will be pleased to see you visiting the Walton Hall Zoo.

As you can see it will be an action packed day for those many thousands of people who make their way to Walton Hall Gardens on the 17th of July!

The day is full of happy people
Having a go in the Sports Zone
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