Centenary Square in Birmingham will be transformed into an exciting hub of activity today, as the city hosts celebrations to mark National Paralympic Day.
Visitors can get involved in a range of free activities which replicate aspects of Paralympic sport and challenge people to test their own skills, showcasing some of the extraordinary talents of ParalympicsGB athletes.
There will be demonstrations of a number of Paralympic sports, while come-and-try opportunities are also on offer.
Members of the public can meet London 2012 medallists, including Shrewsbury-born Mickey Bushell and Dan Greaves, who was born in Anstey in Leicestershire.
National Paralympic Day is a focus for promoting Paralympic sport across the UK and hopes to use the inspiration of British Paralympic athletes to continue to shift perceptions of disability.
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Bright or sunny spells across the region, especially in the morning but occasional showers are likely to develop in the afternoon.
A drier and brighter start to the day, but turning fairly cloudy by afternoon with showers or outbreaks of rain.