Facilities & Accessibility

Catering

Our food court includes a range of street food outlets, there is also a range of other catering options available on site.

Information Point

Our Info Point is available to answer any of your questions as well as offering event information, merchandise, cashback and phone charging facilities.

Marketplace

The Marketplace hosts a range of local traders alongside national and international organisations and charities.
Provision for disabilities or specific medical requirements

Awaken proactively aims to be accessible for all. The following information lists what provision we will have in place at the event, however if you have any questions or feel there is some provision we should have in place please do contact the office

Physical Disabilities and Wheelchair Users
  • Designated Disabled car parks are situated in areas close to the Main Arena and Food Court area. You may need to walk up to 30 meters from these car parks to venues and other facilities. Please bring your blue badge with you to gain access to these car parks.
  • Areas for wheelchair users in the Main Arena are available. Designated Arena Crew are there to assist if required. We request that carers seated with their friends in this area remain seated allowing all in the area the ability to see the screens and song words.
  • Charging of electrical equipment (Batteries, scooters etc) can be provided at the info point.
  • Accessible toilets are available throughout the site, there is also an accessible shower available (please collect the key from the info point) If you should have any queries as to the location of accessible facilities on site please check with the info point.
  • Wheelchairs are available for people to borrow during the Event. These can be booked at the info point.
  • Disabled seating at various eating venues
  • Pre meeting access (½ hour prior to start of meeting) is allowed to acquire a seat in the allocated seating area or otherwise. Please use Entrance A or G.
  • Signs are displayed outside venues where moving/flashing lights may be used.
Camping Specific Provision
  • Electric hook-ups can be provided free of charge for those with an applicable disability or specific medical requirement, as availability for these facilities is limited you must request a hook-up using the provision request form
  • Car spaces next to your unit can be provided free of charge for those with an applicable disability or specific medical requirement, as availability for these spaces is limited you must request a space using the provision request form
Visually Impaired Guests
  • Large print copies of song books are available at the BSL area in the Main Area.
  • A3 copies of the site plan are available from the Info point.
  • Audio recordings giving an outline of the Programme are available if requested before the event using our provision request form
  • Large print copies of Gift Aid envelopes are available on request.
  • Seating for a visually impaired person and a friend is provided; please request the removal of an end of row seat should this be required for a guide dog to lay down, safe from people passing by.
  • Pre meeting access (½ hour prior to start of meeting) is allowed to acquire a seat in the allocated seating area or otherwise. Please use Entrance A or G.
Hearing Impaired Guests
  • A Hearing Loop will be in place in the Main Arena. 
  • BSL Interpreters cover the main celebrations. So as not to limit the choice that Deaf people have we prefer to leave it that Deaf people request interpreters for the seminars they most want to attend. Please see an interpreter prior to a meeting or ask at the info point for a contact telephone number.
  • Designated seats are reserved for those using the loop, signers, lip readers and for a hearing friend.
  • Pre meeting access (½ hour prior to start of meeting) is allowed to acquire a seat in the allocated seating area or otherwise. Please use Entrance A or G.
Carers

Free admission is offered for Carers who would not otherwise be attending the event, to book a carer place please contact the office.

Dietary Requirements

Awaken will ensure sufficient catering options are provided for a range of dietary requirements, however we cannot guarantee a variety of options will be available and suggest you bring sufficient supplies with you.

Adults with Learning Disabilities
We are currently exploring what provision can be provided
Kids and Youth

All children and young people are welcome in our Children's and Youth facilities, but we do ask that you let us know of any additional provision required for your child/young person in good time so we can prepare, as a general rule the following provision can be provided, but in all cases we ask you fill out a Provision Request Form so we can advise further and best meet your expectations. 

We will always endeavour to provide:

  • Pre-registration/familiarisation time
  • Quiet areas 
  • Special materials and activities
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