a celebration of local disabled artists


JOY 2019 will be hosting a performance programme during the HF Artsfest in Lyric Square and at the Lyric Hammersmith.


THE UNITY CHOIR - FREE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE - Lyric Square 12pm & 3pm Sat 8th June

Disabled and non-disabled Hammersmith & Fulham residents have come together to form the UNITY CHOIR especially for
JOY 2019. In two FREE out-door performances they will be singing songs they have composed - a joyful celebration of the creative strength that exists within our community.


Wed 5th June   l     7pm     l     Lyric Studio    l    THEATRE

Open Workshop - a unique opportunity to take part in an Amici Dance Theatre Company workshop run by Wolfgang Stange and Amici members. Everyone welcome. A Year in the Life of a College Student - a play by WLC Performing Arts about the fears

and excitement of starting college, making friends, sexuality, gender and dealing with cyber bullying.


Thu 6th June    l     7pm     l     Lyric Studio     l    THEATRE

An evening of four original plays Am I Dulhern (Bride) yet? by Sahera Khan - a Muslim woman is seeking marriage , Kill the Noise by Ignite Me Workshop Theatre - a story of homelessness, Elinor Rowlands by Elinor Rowlands - autobiographical poetry and Not Dying by Jamie Hale - a rollercoaster of emotions, humour, angst, sex, life and death.


Fri 7th June      l     7pm     l     Lyric Studio     l    MUSIC

This New Ground - uplifting pop classics, guilty pleasures and original songs, E-Unique Showcase - original compositions from this young collective,  Rona Topaz - a talented cabaret singer and songwriter and Gate Custard - a showcase of the Gate Arts Centre Musicians, hip-hop, rock, experimental, reggae and more.


Sat 8th June    l     7pm     l     Lyric Studio     l     DANCE

Strong Enough by Kdyoga Dance Studio conveys the message that we all have the ability to find the strength within ourselves. Dancing in the Forest by Young Amici has the ethos of looking after and caring for each other. Inclusive Disco by DanceWest – everyone is invited to have a dance!


Tickets 020 8741 6850   www.lyric.co.uk/shows/joy-festival



Final School Performances:
If you would like to attend any of these final sharing’s of the work created from the school's workshops, please get do contact us. Further schools will be added once workshops are confirmed.

Jack Tizard School – 10th July

Parayhouse School – 28th June

Queensmill School – TBC