October Accessible Events
Autumn is finally here! It’s getting colder but that doesn’t mean the fun has to freeze too. Put these events in your diary to make sure October is a blast!
500 years of Royal History in One Day, BSL tour
Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, London, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October
Immerse yourself in the beautiful surroundings and exquisite architecture of Hampton Court Palace that, at one time, Henry VIII spent £18 million building. Your authentically dressed BSL tour guide will take you through 500 years of not just Royal history but the history of the many servants that stayed at the Palace from the Medieval age to the present day!
Hatchery Tour with BSL Interpreter
Entrepreneurial Spark Centre, Birmingham, 13 October 12.30– 13.30pm
Any entrepreneur ready to take their business to the next level will want to attend this eye-opening tour! Lee Curier from Natwest leads the hour-long talk on how your business can grow under the Entrepreneurial Spark Programme. Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur or you’re already an expert, this is sure to be a fun way to make contacts and find answers to any questions you may have.
England v Malta
Wembley Arena, London, 8th October
International football is back again in England’s second World Cup qualifier at Wembley Stadium. See all your Premier League favourites such as Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane as they take on the mighty Malta in an important home match. Under new management in Sam Allardyce, England will look to improve on their 1-0 victory over Slovakia in their first qualifier match. One sports fan wrote a review on Euan’s Guide saying: ‘on our last visit we found a welcoming atmosphere for wheelchair users,’ and that ‘there is plenty of accessible parking at the stadium for blue badge holders.’
Story Museum Relaxed Visit
Story Museum, Oxford, 2nd October 16.00 – 17.00
Fall in love with a fantastic story with a relaxed visit to the Story Museum. Right now they have a fun animal exhibition to enjoy, and families can experience it all at a relaxed pace on October 2nd. With 1001 stories to choose from, plus an ‘extreme reading space’ and a ‘giant bedtime story bed’, there’s lots to explore at this quirky museum. You can download a visual story before your visit here.
See, Make and Do, Autism Friendly Early Openings
University of Manchester Museum, 8th October 2016 9.00-10.30
Find out what exciting activities to do, what objects to see and the chance to make creations at this Manchester Museum early opening. A Nature Library and vivarium will be on show to keep animal lovers in contact with their favourite amphibian or reptile species. An opportunity for peace and quiet is available in their quiet room if the fun is getting too much!
Shildon Model Railway Club Exhibition
The NRM Locomotion Museum, Shildon, Sat 8th and Sun 9th October 10.00-17.00 both days
It’s full steam ahead at Shildon’s Model Railway Club Exhibition where you can learn about the birth of UK’s railway and locomotives. There will be over 20 layouts and 30 traders to explore, plus steam locomotive rides for families with small children!