What's on in London on #AccessDay 2019?
Activities throughout the day include touch tours led by Cathedral guides, clay and mosaic workshops and pop-up discovery tables as well as guided tours. Multimedia guides that have British Sign Language, subtitles, audio described and family tours will be available for visitors. Entry is free for disabled people and their friends and family.
Tune In To Access is a free day of events bringing together music, film and performance art in a series of interactive performances where the audience becomes part of the music-making experience.
Tower Bridge is joining in with an Autism Friendly Early Opening, followed by family activities including crafts sessions and object handling sessions. BSL tours will also be running on the day, taking visitors on and over the bridge.
Vergers will be leading guided tours of the Abbey in a range of accessible formats. Join them on a journey through the Abbey’s history and learn about disabled people buried there.
Join The Wellcome Collection for a series of interactive workshops and tours looking at a range of topics, from ancient brain surgery to architecture and health!
Go on a botanical adventure at Kew Gardens with their BSL and descriptive tours of the gardens. Learn about the fascinating variety of plants from all over the world with a sensory walking tour.
The National Army Museum are joining Disabled Access Day for the first time this year! They will be opening their doors earlier than usual for an Autism-friendly quiet opening.
Donmar Warehouse will be joining in with a theatre open day followed by touch tours and an audio-described performance of Berberian Sound Studio, a ‘subliminal horror film adapted for the stage’.
Go on an adventure through history with a BSL tour of Hampton Court Palace with John Wilson. There will be different tours covering different periods of history and parts of the palace. There will also be a Mobiloo Changing Places toilet on-site!
If you like horses, this is the event for you! Join the team at Kingsmead for yard tours and meet some of the horses. Children can go for a free taster ride in the afternoon. Other riders will get a Disabled Access Day discount.
Explore this historic building with a BSL tour of the Charterhouse, covering the mediaeval Norfolk Cloister and the Tudor Great Chamber where Elizabeth I held court.
Join them for ‘Need a little help’ - a deeply moving and joyfully uplifting piece of interactive theatre based on the experiences of young carers, exploring what it means to look after someone else when you are young.
Where will you be celebrating #YouAndSomewhereNew this year? Help others enjoy the same experiences you did by writing a review on Euan’s Guide and make sure you share your #AccessDay stories on social media!