Accessible Festival

Event Date:

12th of July 2020

Time:

13:00 - 13:00

Sports category:

activity
,
Boccia
,
Chair Based Exercise
,
Climbing
,
Dance
,
Football
,
Many other varied activities
,
Rebound Therapy

Overview

The Accessible Festival is now in its 5th year and will be hosting it's next event on 12/07/2020 at 1pm. The festival is funded by sponsorship raised by local businesses, many of whom work in the field of disability. The event up to now has been a free event for adults and children living with all types of disability to come along with friends and family to experience a festival type environment where the activities are fully inclusive. The event includes a live music stage, DJ stage, Rebound Therapy, sensory play area, silent disco and UV Rave, Petting area, Accessible climbing walls, adaptive/inclusive gaming, disability football, wheels 4 All and much more.

Club features

Impairment types:
Acquired Brain injuries
All abilities
Hearing impairment
Learning impairment
Mental health
Other disability types
PAN Disability
Physical impairment
Social or behavioural
Unknown
Amputee
Cerebral Palsy
Spinal Cord Injury
Staff experience:
We have a lot of experience working with people with impairments
Activity format:
Individual
Accessible Festival logo

Location:

Bury Athletics Club
Market Street
Bury
BL9 9FX
United Kingdom

Telephone number:

07563 114537

Attending the club:

For organised activities the coaches are qualified i.e. rebound therapy is ran by a qualified therapist, football is ran by a qualified OT who offers all types of inclusive sports, the accessible climbing walls are ran by the trained staff that supply the equipment. Most of the activity providers and stall holders work with adults or children with disability.

When we meet:

The festival is held once a year on a Sunday in July

Equipment:

No

Accessibility Information:

The venue is accessed from Market street through a gate and there is hard standing parking for wheelchair accessible vehicles. There is plenty of grass parking on site for more able bodied visitors and exhibitors. On street parking is also available. We have a disabled toilet provided by Mobiloo, as well as alternative Male and Female toilets and changing areas.

Wheelchair access to the stalls and activities is via grass or hard standing running track.

Accessible Festival online

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