A CHARITY that helps people with special needs achieve their full potential will be holding its first arts festival.

Where Next Association, which has a base in Redditch town centre as well as in Millsborough House, and Spernal Ash Nurseries in Studley, offers work experience, life skills and social opportunities to people with learning disabilities.

The festival, taking place next Tuesday, July 23, will be a fun day designed for adults with learning disabilities and their carers.

There will be drama and dance workshops, art workshops, live music workshops, a photo competition, and games.

Food and drink will also be available.

For more on the festival, which is free, call 01527 69955 or russell.wall@where-next.org.uk.