1987 - Heart n Soul founded
1987 - Simon Brisenden Poems for Perfect People (self-published)
1987, January - DAIL reports the cancellation of two planned conferences
1987, January - 'Disability - Our Arts, Our Culture' conceived, planned and executed by disabled people, leading directly to London Disability Arts Forum (LDAF) being founded
1987, 6-17 January - Path Productions present Godspell with Nabil Shaban, Jag Plah, Rashmi Kawa, Fio Dennison and Ellie Hames
1987, 12 January - 4 February - We Are Human Too photographs of disabled children and adults in the performing arts by Sam Tanner, Cockpit Gallery
1987, 14 January - Deaf artist Trevor Landell awarded place to study for MA in printmaking at Royal College of Arts
1987, 23-28 February - Arts Week for People with and without Disabilities
1987, February - Meeting of LDAF steering committee
1987 - DAIL gets its first full-time editor, Elspeth Morrison
1987, March - opening of accessible darkroom at Camerawork in Tower Hamlets by Ian Drury and The Frank Chickens
1987, March - Theatre of Black Women present The Cripple by Ruth Harris, a disabled writer and director. The Cripple is based on the true story of Pauline Wiltshire, born in Jamaica and now living in London
1987, April 25 - Disability - Our Arts, Our Culture, Live Launch of LDAF
1987 - Maggie Woolley, presenter of 'See Hear', is appointed Assistant Producer
1987, May 9 - Haringey's first Disability Arts Festival
1987, May - Half Moon Young People's Theatre launch youth theatre for phsyically disabled young people
1987, 20-23 May - Heart n Soul at Albany Empire
1987, May - Pardon Mr Punch by Casdagli, Unicorn summer tour. Aimed at 6 - 12 year olds for intergrated audiences of deaf and hearing children
1987, May - Disabled artist Alan Thornhill showing work at Morley Gallery
1987, 4 June - 1 day seminar at the IBA to discuss images and employment of disabled people in television
1987, June - Graeae Theatre Company's grant application to Arts Council is refused
1987, 22 June - 3 July - Hidden Art includes various disabled artists
1987, June - Arts Integration weekend at the Albany Empire to bring disabled and other people together
1987, June - 'Vision of the Inner Eye' seminar and Tactile Exhibition at Oxford Polytechnic, including pottery by Mary Shaw
1987, June - Michael Turner coompletes placement for disabled administrator at Battersea Arts Centre
1987, July - No Kidding advertises for director, administrator and performers
1987, 27 July - Royal Academy Day for Disabled People during Summer Exhibition
1987, 16 - 25 July - Path Productions present The Beggars' Opera
1987, 22 July - Shape, Graeae Theatre Company and Lewisham Arts hold a seminar focusing on the arts and disabled people
1987, 22 - 25 July - 'Training for the Theatre' at Albany Empire
1987, 9 - 12 July - Talent '87 conference at Bulmershe Resource Centre
1987, 2 August - Day for Artists with Disabilities, Covent Garden
1987, August - Café of Dreams Double Exposure production 
1987, July - One day seminar at IBA headquarters on images and employment of disabled people in television
1987 - Integrated puppetry weekend at the Puppet Centre. Participants include artist Nancy Willis
1987, 23 August - Unicorn Theatre seminar on theatre writing for integrated audiences of deaf and hearing children
1987, September - CRAB (Community and Recreational Arts in Barnet) organise 10 week course for disabled photographers
1987, September - The Arts and Disabled People seminar comes to a stop when the 7 disabled people present, led by Anne Rae, Chair of LDAF, withdraw to consider their position
1987, September - CHANCE Open Day at Wigan Pier complex
1987 - Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre show Light Cycle 5 and Home to Happyland
1987, September - Margrethe de Neergard, recentl appointed Arts Council Disability Officer, dies
1987 - LDAF advertises for Development Worker. Geof Armstrong is subsequently appointed
1987, 10 October - Representing Disability camerawork conference
1987, October - Funding victory for Graeae Theatre Company after an all-day meeting at which the re-application was considered
1987, October - Deaf Broadcasting Campaign lobby Television Centre to demand "a daily 39 minute national news programme on at least one television channel, using Sign Language
1987, November - Moving On '87, Festival of Arts by Disabled People
1987, November - 'Meniscus', exhibition of work by visually-impaired artist Jennifer Maskell-Parker at the Dance Attic, Putney
1987, 3 November - A Private View, new Graeae Theatre Company touring show starts at Watermans, Brentford
1987, 28 November - Disability Arts Day, Stoke on Trent
1987, December - Elizabeth Hill, a painter with MS who lives and works in St Andrews, exhibits at Sayat Nova Gallery, Archway
1987, December - A Private View touring until 30 January
1987, December - Puppetworks present the Sun and Moon Club, an arts project for young people with severe learning difficulties
1987, 11 December - LDAF Christmas party, including a private view, at Swiss Cottage Community Centre