The Hackney Carnival Collective is returning! 


After two years of hugely success projects, we're delighted to be working with Access All Areas again to bring you a FREE carnival project this summer.

Are you aged 16 -25? 

Do you have a learning disability? 

Want to learn new skills and perform in Hackney Carnival?

 This summer, 16 - 25 year olds with learning difficulties/disabilities and/or autism are invited to join the Hackney Carnival Collective. You'll work on creating music, movement and costume, all the while collaborating with professional artists.

Participants can sign up to one or both parts of the projects as follows:

Part 1 with HACKNEY SHED

31st July - 2nd August 11am – 4pm

To book a place on Part 1 please contact: or call 07950 838 238 or fill in this attached registration form: Hackney Shed Week registration form


27th August - 30th August, 11 - 4pm

and Hackney Carnival rehearsal/performance: 7th & 8th Sept, 11am - 4pm

To book a place on Part 2 please contact: or call 0207 613 6445

Both projects take place at CHATS PALACE

Address: 42 – 44 Brooksby’s Walk, Hackney E9 6DF

Nearest Station: Homerton

If you are interested or know someone who might like to get involved then let us know. Of course, if you've any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.

If you don't consider yourself to have learning difficulties/disabilities but would still like to get involved then get in touch with Anna at

Places are very limited so please do reply asap!

Looking forward to some carnival fun!