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The Big Give

Level is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. We’re hoping to raise £4000 towards GLISTEN Fest, a new sensory arts festival for people with profound multiple learning disabilities. 

Everyone deserves creativity, fun and to experience high quality arts. Your support will help LEVEL to produce GLISTEN Fest – an innovative Sensory Festival that will provide unique sensory arts experiences for people with disabilities.

LEVEL is a specialist arts centre that celebrates the art that ‘difference’ makes. Everything we do has a value, going beyond creativity to offer experiences that make a difference. For many years, we’ve been a platform for disabled people to explore their potential and improve their wellbeing.


Having Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) can be isolating, especially in rural areas where there’s few specialist events or groups that can support you. Your pledge will help us to establish GLISTEN Fest as an annual sensory arts festival that inspires individual creativity, supports wellbeing and creates memories with family, friends, and carers.

Our first GLISTEN Fest will be in September 2023 and we’d like this to continue in 2024 and beyond.

GLISTEN Fest will:

  • be a new annual Derbyshire Festival 
  • have a programme specifically designed for audiences with Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities, and Learning Disabilities, plus their carers, families and friends
  • provide opportunities for specialist artists to showcase their work 
  • be a safe space for parents, carers and support staff to connect and unwind, while sharing experiences with those they care for
  • give parents and carers the chance to create memories with those they care for and socialise with others in similar positions
  • improve attendees wellbeing and support connectivity across the region. 

GLISTEN Fest will give those with PMLD and their families a chance to come together, share together, building bonds beyond their own network.

We need your help!

As part of the Big Give we need to raise £1000 in pledges of support by 1 September 2023 (5pm) to go through to the next stage of the campaign.  

The minimum pledge is £100. Pledges of support are easy to give and don’t have to be paid until after 5 December 2023.

Thank You!

Can you pledge your support to our campaign?

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