A Huntingdon dance group is aiming to create a space for the disabled and neurodivergent community to "express themselves through the enjoyment of music."

Friday Night Dance Ability regularly host dance events for members of the neurodivergent community, or anyone with a disability.

The idea for the dance events began after the group found that nearly one third of disabled people experience some form of bullying at nightclubs and music venues. 

The group told The Hunts Post: "The majority of disabled people would also be more likely to go on a night out if the staff at the venue understood more about learning disabilities."

Friday Night Dance Ability decided to set up their own dance events. 

"What we are trying to achieve with these events is to ensure that we can all lead a simple life without getting bullied, whatever our ability.

"Our mission is to create an outlet for people within the neurodivergent community, where they can express themselves through the enjoyment of music."

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The group hold their events, free of charge, at The Montagu Club in Huntingdon. 

Any donations that are made are put towards the group's next event.

In the past, the Mayor of Huntingdon, Councillor Phil Pearce, and Mayoress of Huntingdon, Debbie Pearce, have attended the dance events. 

Celia Barron, from Huntingdon Shop Mobility, was also the guest of honour at one of the group's events. 

£300 was raised for Huntingdon Shop Mobility thanks to the Friday Night Dance Ability event.

A spokesperson for Friday Night Dance Ability said: "Primarily, our aim has been to facilitate and stimulate interest and awareness within the local neurodivergent community, and this could not be achieved without their support.

"Personally, we have found it hugely gratifying to experience the enjoyment on the faces of those attending.

"It's all about having fun and it's great to see everybody getting involved and smiling."