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Wheelchair Dance National Competition

Funded on Spacehive 27 July 2018

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Wheelchair Dance National Competition

Wheelchair Dance National Competition

WOWD West Oxfordshire Wheelchair Dance By WOWD West Oxfordshire Wheelchair Dance

Raising funds to attend Para Dance National Championships. We need 2 new dance chairs!

Witney Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 27 Jul 2018!

We are a group of disabled dancers who are competing at National Para Dance Championships in October. We are raising funds to purchase 2 specialist dance chairs as well as help towards costs of travel and accommodation. We will also be holding a fundraising Quiz night to help towards these costs and if you would like to bring along a team further details will be available on our FaceBook Page

What we'll deliver:

  • Purchase specialist Dance Wheelchairs to enhance the dancers ability to move around the floor.
  • Allow for further people to participate in wheelchair dance
  • Hold a Quiz Night to help raise funds

Why it's a great idea:

Wheelchair dancing is a wonderful way of encouraging people with limited mobility to keep fit as well as boosting self confidence and giving them a sense of achievement. It also offers an avenue to meet other people in similar situations and builds friendships amongst the group. It can also be used in a therapeutic way to improve wheelchair skills, Improve health and wellbeing and help people come to terms with their disabilities and a sneaky way to do their stretches!

Steps to get it done:

  • Purchasing Wheelchairs
  • Practising in the New Chairs
  • Attending National Para Dance Championships
  • Setting up further classes
  • Paying for accommodation for National Para Dance Championships
  • Paying for travel expenses for National Competition

We have 18 dancers with various levels of disabilities. 11 of these dancers are competing this year. Last year we competed with 5 dancers and came home with 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals. This year we would like to improve on this and the wheelchairs will give us the opportunity to enhance the dancing.

Location Witney

About the space

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West Oxfordshire District Council

How will the money be spent?Total £3,712

Specialist Dance Wheelchairs x 4 - £2,500 (67%)
Travel and accommodation - £700 (19%)
Food for quiz night - £300 (8%)
Speakers for rehearsals - £200 (5%)
Other - £12 (0%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Specialist Dance Wheelchairs x 4
Travel and accommodation
Food for quiz night
Speakers for rehearsals
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction Fees

Total £3,712

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