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    Don’t miss out on visiting the theatre!

    Theatres are exciting places to visit, not just because you know you’re going to be in for a few hours of watching talented people perform, but also because the majority of theatres are historical buildings and stepping into them adds a touch of nostalgia to your night.

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    Pier launches quiet hour for guests with sensory issues

    A top tourist attraction is improving its accessibility to all by introducing a monthly ‘quiet hour’ for people with autism and other sensory issues. The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare will open one hour earlier than usual on the first Sunday in every month, starting on Sunday 2 June.

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    Parallel, the world’s first inclusive mass participation event is set to return on 28 June 2020 in Windsor Great Park

    Parallel, the world’s first inclusive mass participation event is set to return on 28 June 2020 in Windsor Great Park; subject to contract. Parallel Windsor will become the organiser’s new flagship event; which will host its range of multiple distances; 100m, 1K, 5K, 10K and the innovative Super-Sensory 1K. The format of the event will also include a free to attend fully accessible festival of inclusivity.

  • autism friendly holidays

    Some ideas for autism friendly holidays

    Planning a holiday can be stressful enough, especially with a family. There needs to be things to entertain the kids and interest the parents and if you have additional needs added in there too, it can be even more difficult.

  • crohns

    Not every Disability is Visible campaign highlights need for more awareness

    Crohn’s and Colitis UK set up their Not Every Disability is Visible campaign in 2016 after being inspired by Grace Warnock, a young campaigner. The project aimed to speak to UK supermarkets and other businesses to change their accessible toilet signs to highlight that not every disability is visible.

  • world autism week 2019

    World Autism Awareness Week 2019

    During the first week of April, people all over the UK will be marking Autism Awareness Week. The event was set up by the National Autistic Society and works to raise funds to encourages people to fund campaigns that work to enrich the lives of those with autism.

  • tfl accessibiliy event

    TFL showcase new accessibility developments

    Transport for London (TfL) has hosted its second Access All Areas exhibition. The free event brought together around 2000 disabled and older customers with transport professionals and decision-makers to discuss the accessibility of London's transport.

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