How to: Not put your foot in it

Meet our Extraordinary Bodies artists Jamie Beddard and Karina Jones as they deliver an etiquette workshop around diversity… and how to not put your foot in it.

Learn some of the basics about etiquette around disability and difference. You’ll come away with more confidence in describing, talking and communicating about disability.

Who are Jamie & Karina?
As well as being one of the lead artists, Jamie Beddard is part of the creative team behind Extraordinary Bodies. As Associate Director of Diverse City, Jamie, who has Cerebral Palsy, previously directed ‘Breathe/Battle for the Winds’ for the opening ceremony celebrating the Olympic Sailing in Weymouth 2012. Most recently, Jamie was cast in the latest adaptation of The Threepenny Opera, available to see at The National Theatre until October.

Karina Jones is a professional actor and aerial artist who is visually impaired. Karina performed at the premier of Weighting in 2013 and has worked with BBC Radio 4, National Theatre Wales and Two Can Inclusive Theatre Company. Karina also trained with Greentop Circus Sheffield, Upswing Circus, and Graeae Theatre Company.

Who is this event for?
This event is ideal for anyone interested in how to approach, discuss and communicate about disability.

Castle Park is a grassed area with an undulating surface. It has level access with track mat on some of the grass area.


Photo credit: ©Richard Davenport
2015 performance of Weighting, Extraordinary Bodies artist Deb Roach