Manchester’s only free nightclub for disabled ravers is coming to The Refuge this weekend

Manchester’s only accessible rave returns to the Refuge’s summer terrace for another big party!

The nightclub opens the dance floor to adults with physical and learning disabilities who otherwise feel unable to attend clubbing events in Manchester, creating a safe and welcoming space to party.

Founded by Alice Woods, a quarter of the team behind Meat Free, Under One Roof has enjoyed 4 successful years in the city.

Alice created the club night for overcome physical access to clubs and also the overwhelming new environments that make much of society bereft of clubbing.

The line up of the Refuge this weekend is made up of Alice herself, under her pseudonym of DJ’Alice‘ and Cheshire DJ/Producer, James Smith.

aalice have taken their sound across the UK and beyond playing parties and festivals, from the infamous AVA Boiler Room to Field Maneuvers, Festival No. 6 and Innercity Electronic. aalice is currently a resident of the Hidden in Manchester, one of the most renowned clubs in the UK.

She has run Under One Roof for the past 4 years and has spoken and moderated a number of panel discussions and conferences across the UK as well as IMS in Ibiza on various issues in the roofing industry. music, including accessibility and intersectionality.

Jake Smith is a 20-year-old disabled DJ/producer from Cheshire who has cerebral palsy, which means he DJs from his wheelchair. That definitely doesn’t stop him, because so far he gave concerts at Ocean Beach in Ibizaplayed for Mark Night (toolroom records – Halloween party) in 2019, played in the VIP area of ​​the Creamfields festival, and three of his mixes were broadcast on Kiss FM and 1 of his tracks on Radio 1.

Jake’s main goal is to change people’s perception of disabilityand to show people that if you have a disability, it can’t stop you from achieving your dreams!

Under One Roof will take over the Refuge terrace this Saturday from 5 p.m. The event is completely free, with no need to register for a ticket.

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Takeover of a terrace under one roof

When: Saturday July 23
Time: From 5 p.m.
Location: The Refuge
No cost

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