Adelaide Fringe Festival- An Accessible Experience.
Adelaide Fringe Festival- An Accessible Experience is held every year, and in 2021, the event runs from 19th of February to 21st of March.
Whilst many festivals pay lip service to accessibility, Adelaide Fringe Festival have taken accessibility to the next level, wholeheartedly embracing people with disabilities.
Demonstrating just how welcoming they are to people with disabilities, there are dozens and dozens of events catering to people with disability. Here is a rundown of the top 5 wheelchair accessible events:
For the family: Twilight Sessions Music. Each Friday, enjoy live music in the park alongside food trucks, activities for the kids. Click HERE.
For kids: Join the “Word Nerd and the Science Freak” and voyage through the alphabet, where BIG words inspire BIG science! Click HERE.
For the romantic at heart: Ukulele Dream Girl- Love at a Distance. Join the Ukulele Dream Girl for a tour of love across diverse perspectives in a world where ‘distance’ is something more relevant in our relationships than ever! Click HERE.
Indigenous Culture: Experience First Nation artists speaking and performing a concert-in-the-rounds. Identify with cultural stories shared through their generations both past and present. Accompanied by a backing band creating a conversation, a concert and a lasting experience. Click HERE.
Use the Access guide.
You can change text size, use the Dyslexia Font as well as assistive keyboard navigation, and screen reader functionality. Click HERE for this fabulous guide.
You can filter by:
- Accessible Parking
- Audio Description
- Auslan Interpretation
- Hearing Loop
- High Audio Content
- High Visual Content
- Open Captioning
- Relaxed Performance
- Suitable for ESL audiences
- Tactile Tours
- Wheelchair Access
- Wheelchair Accessible Toilet
You are supported by a team of volunteers, who can help you find the event that is exactly right for you, with a dedicated booking number on accessibility. Call 08 8100 2089, or HERE for the email address. Trained volunteers are also available at the box office during peak times too.
NDIS and your Support Worker: Under social community and participation If your NDIS plan includes funds in your core budget, you can use this to pay for support during your visit. Thanks, NDIS!
How to book:
Booking can be done in three ways.
1/ A dedicated call centre with trained staff who understand people with disabilities unique needs. Call this number 08 8100 2089
2/ Visiting their Box Office which has lowered counters and located at Rundle Mall, Bank SA Fringe Corner Box Office Rymill Park and inside Gluttony (Fringe Corner and Gluttony).
3/ Online HERE.
The good news is that The Companion Card is now available, with a quick verification, you can be issued a Companion Card ticket when you buy a full price or concession ticket. Click HERE for the link
Click HERE for more information regarding the cancellation policy.