There are some considerable benefits to having an accessible festival. The main benefit being that an accessible event is one that is welcoming and inclusive for people with a range of abilities and disabilities.
An accessible event not only improves the experience of an event for people with a disability, but also for a wide range of other participants including families, older adults, parents with prams, performers and staff carrying equipment. Good accessibility helps the event to run safely and smoothly and attracts a wide range of people.
This guide has been put together to help event managers and committees plan and manage successful accessible events and to guide them through the steps they need to take.