Events Throughout 2019

Short Breaks Activity Days

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Lodge Hill, Pulborough, West Sussex

Thu 31 May 2018 - Sun 17 Mar 2019


Our next Short Breaks Activity Days for children under 18 with a disability, their friends and family are:

  Tuesday 19th February 2019 10am - 3:30pm   Sunday 17th March 2019 10am - 3:30pm     Activities for each day will be released nearer the dates. Each day costs £7 per person and will include lunch and refreshments!     To book, please call 01798 831411 or email admin@lodgehill.org.uk

National Maritime Museum, Cornwall

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall believes in the importance of making Changing Places facilities available to visitors who require them and has committed to having a Mobiloo vehicle at the museum on the following dates.  Mobiloo’s are mobile accessible toilets with an adult-sized changing bench and hoist.
To see details of when  the Mobiloo will be visiting ; 

https://www.mobiloo.org.uk/events/

https://nmmc.co.uk/changing-places-statement/
Event: National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Location:  Falmouth

Wheelchairs
The museum is fully accessible to wheelchair users. There is:
level access to the entrance
lift and ramp access available to all floors including the Tower and Tidal galleries

Dawnosaurs, National History Museum, London

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Upcoming Dawnosaurs events
Dates: 10 February, 28 April and 30 June
Time: 8.00-10.00
Cost: free
Early morning fun and learning for families with children on the autistic spectrum and  siblings, free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.
Visitors have access to a wide-ranging programme of activities, including a chance to see, meet and even touch live animals. All activities are supported by experienced, autism-aware facilitators.
A dedicated Sensory Room will also be available for those children needing a quieter and calmer space.
This event is best for children aged five to 15, and siblings are welcome.
How to book
Applications are now open for Dawnosaurs on Sunday 10 February. Apply here.
Spaces are in high demand, and priority will be given to first-time attendees.
A Mobiloo will be available at Dawnosaurs. If you require a Mobiloo and would like to attend this event, please check availability - email dawnosaurs@nhm.ac.uk.   

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/events/dawnosaurs.html

Natural History Museum

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The Wider Earth - relaxed performance.    Go on a journey of discovery with a young Charles Darwin during a relaxed theatre performance of The Wider Earth. 

More than 30 handmade puppets and dazzling animations are featured alongside a cast of seven. 

Heavily reduced tickets are available to purchase by adding the code TWERELAX to your basket before adding tickets and checking out. Limited spaces; first come, first served. 

A visual guide and information about the day will be emailed to you after you've booked. This event will include a briefing before the performance.

Museum opens - 10.00

Meet the puppets - 10.15 (optional)

First half - 11.00 (one hour)

Interval - 12.00 – 12.15 (15 minutes)

Second half - 12.20 – 13.10 (50 minutes)

Suitable for ages 8+. 

Go on a journey of discovery with a young Charles Darwin during a relaxed theatre performance of The Wider Earth. Discounted tickets are available. 

13 January and 3 February

A Mobiloo will be available on the day

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/events/the-wider-earth-relaxed.html

Events in 2019 with a Mobiloo

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Mobiloo makes an event or venue accessible to the quarter of a million disabled people who would otherwise be stuck at home simply because of a lack of adequate toilet and changing facilities.

Mobiloo has:


March

West of England Game Fair

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Date; 16th - 17th March 2019
Location: Royal West of England Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset 

The West of England Game Fair welcomes disabled visitors. All avenues have hard surfaces and all buildings, toilets as can be accessed with ease, making your day out with us an enjoyable experience.

Carers go free. Please contact 01392 421500 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) to purchase your tickets

Lift access is provided to the top floor of the Showering Pavilion and also to the Bath and West Restaurant.

Mobility Scooters: Subject to availability, Event Mobility provides electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of our disabled, elderly and mobility impaired visitors. For further enquiries, please contact Event Mobility on 01386 725391, or to book in advance (recommended), visit www.eventmobility.org.uk. All proceeds go to Event Mobility. Please be aware that advance bookings cannot be made by phone and that this facility often becomes fully booked before the event. Anyone collecting an Event Mobility vehicle should enter through the Yellow Gate.
EVENT MOBILITY WILL BE LOCATED AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE GATE AND ALSO INSIDE THE EDMUND RACK HALL   (https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter)
https://www.westofenglandgamefair.co.uk/

May

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

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Date: 1st - 5th May 2019
Location: Badminton, S Glos GL9 1DF

The Box Office will open for all Public Bookings on Monday 14th January 2019.

Special Car Parks are available for wheelchair users and severely disabled persons.  Advance Booking only. Evidence of temporary or permanent disability will be required. Admission charges apply to the disabled visitor; however accompanying registered carers will be admitted free of charge, (advanced booking only). Final date for application is Tuesday 23rd April and will be strictly adhered to.  Please contact Box Office for further details: email: boxoffice@badminton-horse.co.uk or Tel: +44 (0) 1454 218375.

Disabled toilets available.

WHEELCHAIRS & ELECTRIC SCOOTERS
For Dressage, Cross Country & Show Jumping a small uncovered ringside enclosure reserved for wheelchair users is situated at the front of the West Stand (Block D). No Electric Scooters or Wheelchairs are to be left in the Grandstand walkways. No dogs allowed. Please telephone Box Office for prices and full details.

By courtesy of Event Mobility electric scooters and wheelchairs are available on loan. Early application / advance booking is advisable. For further details / booking, contact Event Mobility via www.eventmobility.org.uk or send SAE for details to: Event Mobility, 8 Bayliss, Kemerton, Tewkesbury, Glos., GL20 7JH; Tel: 01386 725391. No bookings taken over the telephone. Box Office will also forward details with all “Disabled” car passes. Event Mobility can only be accessed with an Advance Car Pass / E-ticket.
EVENT MOBILITY WILL BE LOCATED ON STAND 90 

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

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Date: 9th - 12th May 2019
Location: The Showground, Malvern, Worcs WR13 6NW
Find us:
EVENT MOBILITY WILL BE SITED IN THE BROWN CAR PARK OUTSIDE THE WEST GATE ENTRANCE
Getting Around
Electric scooters and manual wheelchairs are available for the disabled, elderly, and mobility impaired visitors, courtesy of the Event Mobility Charitable Trust.
Please note that this service is only available at our three main shows: the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Royal Three Counties Show, and Malvern Autumn Show.
If you have any questions about scooter hire or would like to book, please visit Event Mobility or call 01386 725391.
The Mobiloo is also available and can be found on Row 8 at the festival.  This is a mobile toilet and personal care facility for people who find it difficult to get out of their wheelchairs unaided, or need the support of a carer to use the facilities fully.  Our admission policy admits one companion free of charge when a disabled visitor pays the normal admission fee, book in advance to save money. Carer tickets can be arranged on the day when supporting documentation is provided.

For more information please call 01684 584 924 or to book call 08448 110 050.   

https://www.rhsmalvern.co.uk/visitor-guide/disabled-access/

Blenheim Palace Food Festival

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25th - 27th May 2019
We are very excited to welcome back Fantastic British Food Festivals to host our sixth annual Blenheim Palace Food Festival.  

Mobiloo will be at this event, an attended mobile changing facility for people with specific personal care needs.   https://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/food-festival.html

Kidz to Adultz South

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A Disabled Living Event

Thursday 16th May 2019
9.30am – 4.30pm
One of the largest, FREE UK exhibitions dedicated to children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and the professionals who support them. 

140+ Exhibitors offering advice and information on:-
 

 

  • Funding
  • Mobility
  • Seating
  • Beds
  • Communication
  • Access
  • Accessible vehicles


Spring Jousting Tournament

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Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
4th - 6th May 2019
A weekend packed with action and entertainment, with knights on horseback charging in traditional tilt and battling on foot with the mighty mace and quarterstaff!   Mobiloo will be at this event, an attended mobile changing facility for people with specific personal care needs.  https://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/spring-jousting.html

May

Surrey County Show

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Surrey County Show, 27th May 2019

Stoke Park, Guildford GU1 1ER

Disabled drivers’ parking is available at the County Show – please follow the RAC signs showing Blue Badges. You can park right next to the show ground and be dropped off at the Red Entrance. The ground is undulating. We have three suitable lavatories on site.

If anyone is totally dependent on a carer to get around the showground (ie you are in a wheelchair and need help with mobilising) – we offer a free ticket to the show for one carer when they escort you.

The Event Mobility Charitable Trust will provide electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of disabled, elderly and mobility impaired visitors to the show for a donation. To reserve an electric scooter or manual wheelchair contact 

https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter?fbclid=IwAR3fQT8EbNUaUlufCTCLyZA232eRJKP0_-4reZkZO1ox5DBv_tytJJ88dgY

or contact their office on 01386 725391 to request a booking form. Please be aware that advance bookings for chairs cannot be made over the telephone.   http://www.surreycountyshow.co.uk

June

Glastonbury Festival

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Date:26th - 30th June 2019 

 Location: Worthy Farm, Pilton Somerset BA4 4BY

SCOOTER HIRE 

 WE ARE LOCATED IN THE ACCESSIBLE CAMPSITE https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-…/glastonbury-festival  )

 GLASTONBURY DISABLED ENQUIRIES:

 Email: disabledenquiries@glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

 Phone: 01749 608629 (currently Monday and Wednesday only)

For comprehensive access info go to https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/?fbclid=IwAR39mD_AnS95bcmrC1ewJd7y1zhRfi0la_qysJ_4QUgOj9xmAFn5sRXLzNo

July

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

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Date:
13th July 2019
Location:
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT
Electric scooters and wheelchairs are available to hire and should be collected from 'Event Mobility’ who operate the facility in the Fury Car Park. Due to high demand pre-booking is essential by calling them on 01386 725391 or visit www.eventmobility.org.uk.
EVENT MOBILITY WILL BE LOCATED IN THE DISABLED CARPARK (FURY CAR PARK - E).   
However, we understand that some Air Day visitors, who require mobility assistance (wheelchair, scooter, crutches, etc), may be attending on their own or with an accompanying carer.  To make your visit more comfortable the MAVE is a free of charge outdoor enclosure (no shelter) on hard-standing with good views of the flying display.  Other facilities include:
• Access to the enclosure is free of charge and is restricted to those using mobility aids and ONE accompanying carer only, due to space restrictions.
• Places in the enclosure are limited and must be pre-booked in advance using the form on the ‘Visitor Information’ page in the ‘Disabled Facilities’ section.  Please call 0330 100 3654 if you require further information.
https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/yeovilton-airday

WOMAD Festival

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   25th-28th July 2019

WOMAD’s UK home is in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, where every year, during the last weekend of July, you’ll discover a world without borders, a global fiesta of music, food, dance & art, and a place where everyone is welcome. 

Wheelchair battery re-charging will be available at the disabled camping area. Electric scooter/manual wheelchair hire will be available before and at the festival from Event Mobility. https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter/womad

There is a disabled camping area, but spaces are limited. To guarantee a camping space please pre-book on the disabled registration form.  WOMAD prides itself on accessibility for all. Carers are admitted free to assist people with disabilities.  

There are viewing platforms located in front of the main stages for wheelchair users and people with disabilities. You will need a viewing platform wristband to access. Capacity on the platforms is limited so only one carer can accompany each time.

The viewing platform wristband is for wheelchair users and those who have difficulty standing for long periods. These wristbands are available from the stewards at the disabled camping area.

https://womad.co.uk/useful_info/accessibility/

August

BBC Countryfile Live - Blenheim Palace

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Date:1st - 4th August 2019 

Location:Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

This exciting event will allow you to explore every aspect of the British countryside in one unmissable day out featuring; the Countryfile presenters, Adam's Farm, live arena shows, rare breed and other animal displays, the latest farming machinery, outdoor fun for kids, hundreds of food and craft stalls to shop, the best of British food and drink and much more. It all adds up to a fun, inspiring and informative day out in the countryside that the whole family, and the dog can enjoy  .We offer a free ticket for a personal assistant accompanying a ticket holder with access requirements.   

If you would like to book a mobility scooter or wheelchair to support you in accessing the show please visit the Event Mobility website As Event Mobility is a registered charity they charge £25.00 for the loan of a mobility scooter and £10 for the loan of a manual wheelchair. A range of different mobility scooters and wheelchairs are available to suit your individual requirements.https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter?product_id=162

 www.countryfilelive.com/faqs

Carfest South

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Date: 23rd - 25th August 2019 

Location: Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire RG25 3DR

Designated areas have been allocated for disabled visitors to view the track and main stage. These will be clearly marked in the show guides or you can ask our festival staff for directions.  All disabled visitors entering CarFest on a paid for adult ticket are entitled to bring one personal assistant free of charge

The team from Event Mobility Charitable Trust provide electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of disabled, elderly and mobility impaired visitors to the show.  

To reserve an electric scooter or manual wheelchair you can book online at www.eventmobility.org.uk or contact the office on 01386 725391 to request a form to be posted to you (please be aware that advance bookings cannot be made by phone). 

Scooters will be available to pick up next to the accessible car park. Please note, the number of electric scooters and manual wheelchairs are limited and must be booked in advance

EVENT MOBILITY ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE DISABLED CAR PARK

http://www.carfest.org/welcome/welcome-to-carfest-south-2018

September

Frome Show

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Date: 14th September 2019 

Location: The Showground, Bunns Lane, West Woodlands, Nr Frome, Somerset BA11 5ES

Mobility Scooters - Available to hire from eventmobility.co.uk

EVENT MOBILITY ARE LOCATED AT THE YELLOW ENTRANCE NEAR THE CHEESE PAVILLION  https://www.fromecheeseshow.co.uk/