The Seven Principles

We Shall Not Be Removed has worked in partnership with Ramps on the MoonAttitude is Everything, Paraorchestra, and What Next? to create a new guide for the arts and entertainment sectors to support disability inclusion. Our Seven Inclusive Principles for Arts & Cultural Organisations working safely through COVID-19 is designed to complement the suite of guidance documents already issued by UK Governments and sector support organisations.

The focus of this unique initiative, which builds from their #InclusiveRecovery campaign, is to ensure deaf, neurodiverse and disabled people are not discriminated against as creative work begins again and as venues re-open. The Seven Principles offer practical guidance to arts and cultural organisations to support disabled artists, audiences, visitors, participants and employees.

The Seven Principles are applicable across all art forms and across all 4 UK nations and come with endorsement from a wide range of leading sector bodies including: Arts Council EnglandCreative ScotlandThe Arts Council of WalesThe Arts Council of Northern IrelandBritish Film InstituteThe Museum AssociationTheatres TrustRoyal Philharmonic Society and the British Council.

Below you will find links to the Seven Principles document which is full of useful links and guidance in the various versions:


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