What's on in England on #AccessDay 2019?

Disabled Access Day, London, England, Newcastle, Leeds, Blackpool, Eastbourne, Isle of Wight

What's on in England on #AccessDay 2019?

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Dive into a day of accessible fun at Sandcastle Water Park, make some furry friends at Blackpool Zoo or wheel onto a tram and go through a tram wash – you can try all these things and more on March 16th at accessible attractions around Blackpool.

London

There’s so much happening in London that we’ve gone and made a London #AccessDay Guide to help you find places to go! Top attractions taking part on the day include St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Barbican Centre and The Wellcome Collection.

LeedsLDS.jpegLeeds City Centre is celebrating #YouAndSomewhereNew at venues across the city! Join them on the Briggate at the Accessible Transport Exhibition with buses, taxis, mobility vehicles and more parked on the street for you to try out. Northern Ballet are running touch tours of their theatre as well as an accessible production of ‘Victoria’.

Take a look at our South Yorkshire guide for more events in the area!

Eastbourne, Isle of Wight and the South Coast

#AccessDay is coming to Eastbourne for the first time this year. Join in a day of celebrations at The Beacon shopping centre where you can try out an accessible bus, mobility vehicle, disabled sports and much, much more! With 18 organisations taking part in Disabled Access Day at The Beacon, visitors will be spoiled for choice. Barclays Bank will also be showcasing their latest accessible banking technology on the day, too!

Have you ever gone on a Hovercraft before? Or are you a regular user who wants to know more about the people who make them work? Join Hovertravel at their Ryde and Southsea terminals on Disabled Access Day where you can meet the crews, wheel onto a hovercraft and take a trip across the Solent! You can also join the celebrations at Island Riding Centre where there will be accessible cycling, archery, horseriding and more.

For more information, take a look at the South Coast guide!

Newcastle

NCL.jpegThere’s events happening for all the family in Newcastle! Visit the National Centre for Children’s Books for fun storytelling events or Youthful Vision’s tasting event for visually impaired young people at Kingston. Everyone is welcome to explore the collections at the Great North Museum Hancock and Discovery Museum where you can learn all about Newcastle’s links to the sea.

 

If you try something new on Disabled Access Day, let us know by writing a review on Euan’s Guide! Your reviews will form the positive legacy that will let others know about accessible places to go and things to do.