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Our pick of the best places to meet friends with learning disabilities in Hull

Whether you are looking for a one-off event, a regular club, or a full-time learning disability group – there are plenty of places to meet friends with learning disabilities in Hull. In this blog, we detail a couple of our favourite organisations, hot spots, and events. We hope you find something you like.

Hull Red

What: Gig Buddies sessions

Who for: Adults with and without learning disabilities

What’s it about? Gig Buddies is a scheme that combines friendship and music by pairing individuals up based on common interests.

When: Monthly, between the 10th and 16th (see Hull Red website for details)

Where: Wrecking Ball Music and Books

Learn more: facebook.com/Hullred.co.uk

To book, please visit https://www.hullred.co.uk/gigbuddiesapplicationforma and fill out an application form.

Concrete Youth @ The Deep

What: Sea Sense sessions

Who for: People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLP)

What’s it about? A unique multi-sensory session combining massage and storytelling. This a fantastic opportunity to learn all about sea creatures while relaxing the body and mind.

When: Select Mondays (see Concrete Youth website for details)

Where: The Deep, Tower St, Hull HU1 4DP

Learn more: facebook.com/concreteyouth

To book, please complete the form at https://www.concreteyouth.co.uk/sea-sense.

Concrete Youth @ Hull Libraries

What: Sensory Storybook sessions

Who for: People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLP)

What’s it about? A multi-sensory session focusing on immersive storytelling.

When: Once monthly (see Concrete Youth website for details)

Where: Hull Central Library, Albion St, Hull HU1 3TF

Learn more: facebook.com/concreteyouth

To book, please complete the form at https://www.concreteyouth.co.uk/sensorystorybook.

Hull Optimists Disability Swimming

What: Swimming sessions

Who for: Adults with learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities

What’s it about? Dedicated swimming sessions with additional support.

When: Check Hull Optimists’ Facebook page for details

Learn more: facebook.com/HullOptimistsSwimming

CASE Training Services

What: Learning disability skills classes

Who for: Adults with learning disabilities

What’s it about? Regular sessions based around learning disability support for adults, from core subjects like maths and ICT to creative classes and independent living skills sessions.

When: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.

Learn more: facebook.com/casetrainingservices

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