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6 Accessible Events To Enjoy In July

July accessible events 2024

1st July 2024

July marks the celebration of Disability Pride month with many organisations putting on their own events and activities. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness and showcase disabled people's talents and contributions to society.

The children's summer holidays are coming up too and we share 6 accessible events for disabled people and their families to enjoy and keep everyone entertained.

1) Wireless Festival Finsbury Park
12th – 14th July

Join the Wireless Festival over 3 days as they bring you live performances from Nicki Minaj, Shaun Paul, J Hus and many more, including special guests. To purchase your tickets, follow the link Rockstar Energy presents Wireless Festival | Home

Accessibility

The disabled access team will be on hand to help disabled visitors. Access viewing platforms are available for wheelchair users.

Accessible toilets are available around the arena. They also provide a dedicated entrance for disabled visitors and a sensory zone for those who need a quiet space.

To find out more about accessibility at the event, follow the link Rockstar Energy presents Wireless Festival | Info | Accessibility Info

2) Pure London

14 -16th July Kensington Olympia London from 9.30am – 6pm
16th July from 9.30am – 4pm

If you love fashion attend Pure London, this is the UK’s largest festival of fashion as it brings you the latest in fashion trends and must-have collections under one roof with an opportunity for brands and designers to meet and make those all-important connections. To find out more and to get your free ticket follow the link Pure London 2024 Visitor Registration | Pure London x JATC 

Accessibility

Disabled parking is available but it needs to be pre-booked online as spaces are limited. The disabled bays are on a first come first serve basis even if you pre-book it cannot be guaranteed.

Wheelchairs are available to hire at the event on receipt of a deposit, which is refundable. It’s best to book in advance by emailing feedback@olympia.london.

The venue has unisex-accessible toilets available

The event has a portable hearing loop system and assistance animals are welcome to the event.

To find out more about the accessibility of the event, follow the link Accessibility | Pure London x JATC at Olympia London

3) Disability Festival in the park
    17th July Christchurch Green from 12pm – 7pm

July marks Disability Pride month and to celebrate many organisations will be putting on their own activities and events for disabled people to enjoy. The annual Disability Festival in the park is back on the 17th of July with a whole host of entertainment put on by disabled professionals and non-professional talent, including music, dancing, fashion show catwalk and much more. To find out more, follow the link Disability Festival in the Park 2024 is Coming! - One Place East

4) The Science Museum
    20th July from 6.30pm – 9.30pm

The Science Museum hosts a sensory-friendly event across the year. The museum is open before or after hours for those with sensory impairments. This gives individuals with Autism a chance to explore the museum in a quieter and relaxed environment. Please note, the events are FREE but need to be booked. To find out more and to book, follow the link, Early Bird Accessible Event.

Accessibility

The museum offers a range of accessible facilities for deaf and disabled visitors. To find out more, follow the link Science Museum Accessibility

5) Uptown Festival
    28th July at Blackheath Common from 12 noon – 10pm 

This event will have live performances with free entertainment and attractions as well as concession fun fair rides for children. Food and drink will be available to enjoy as well. To purchase your tickets, follow the link Uptown Festival 2024 Tickets at Blackheath Common in London by Uptown Festival Blackheath | Tixr 

Accessibility

Disabled parking

They have 40 spaces available and are limited. In order to secure your space you need to show proof of purchase of your ticket and a copy of your blue badge. This should be sent to info@thefestivalcrowd.com.

For full details about the accessibility, follow the link Accessibility | Uptown Festival London

6) The Southbank Centre
     Belvedere Road SE1

The Southbank Centre hosts some free and paid accessible events through - out July, from music, art and dance for the whole family to enjoy. To see a full list of their events and activities, follow the link Access events | Southbank Centre

Accessibility

They offer a free access scheme for deaf and disabled visitors so you can make the most of what the centre has to offer during your visit. To find out more, follow the link Access Scheme | Southbank Centre.