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Club Soda is a charity based in Croydon that provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities to access and enjoy music and the arts. Their regular live events include SoDaDa an inclusive clubnight and showcase for learning disability arts in Croydon, and Soda Beat a popular gig night featuring musicians with learning disabilities from across the UK. Club Soda also deliver pioneering projects such as Gig Buddies Croydon.