Pride Glasgow recognises that some festival visitors require additional support to help them in attending the festival.
Last year we started with our accessibility action plan is a multi year approach and we aim to build on the facilities we are putting into place this year in future years.
To make Pride accessible to everyone, we provide deaf or disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance and are in receipt of one of the following with an extra ticket at no additional cost for their
• Receipt of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or DLA (Disability Living Allowance)
• Evidence of being severely sight impaired
• A recognised Assistance Dog ID Card.
PLEASE NOTE: Although priority will go to those people that receive one of the above all applications will be considered individually.
This area was introduced last year year and is setup to be a safe space for disabled participants to meet, gain access to information and a reporting point for any incidents or support requirements.
This area will also host a changing places accessible toilet with hoist and adult changing bench.
Within the Access Tent you will find
• Wheelchair/Scooter Charging Points (please bring your charger)
• Pride Information Point with sign language interpreter for access to first aid, police, security and Pride Teams.
• Watering/Feeding Point for Assistance dogs
• Third Party Reporting for crimes
• Seating (this will be limited)
• Changing Places Toilet with hoist and adult changing bench
Site Wide you will find
• Accessible Toilets throughout the site
• Access Stewards (with clearly identifiable T-shirts) who’s role will be to support those using both the access area and throughout the site.
• BSL stage programming and stall area participation.
This year the parade will have a specific safe space towards the front of the parade to ensure that the parade moves at a pace suitable for everyone. This space will have access stewards present to assist with those that require it during the parade.
However if you wish to take part in any other location within the parade you are welcome.
Individuals are able to take part in the parade either by walking or using a wheelchair/scooter at no cost.
We are currently exploring options for transport in the access section of the parade for those that want to take part in the parade but cannot walk the full distance of the Parade If this is something you would be keen to have please contact us on email@example.com
We welcome All members of the community to join us on the parade.
For more information on the parade please see the website. If you have any specific access questions regarding the parade please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
PEAK ENTRY TIMES: Peak entry times are between 1pm and 3pm. You may wish to arrive before this to gain entry.
During peak times (especially when the Parade finishes) those with a disability which means they cannot queue for a long time should contact a steward who will arrange direct entry. Patrons with bags will be required to undergo bag searches.
If you register your accessibility requirements with us in advance we will endeavour to support you in accessing the field and parade. Please contact email@example.com This can also include receiving your wristbands in advance without the need to queue to exchange them and fast track entry to the site.
Accessible Toilets / Changing Room Facilities
There are accessible toilets located in all toilet areas.
These are staffed throughout the day to prevent misuse. Baby changing facilities can be found in the family area.
A toilet with Hoist and adult changing room can be found in the access tent. (Please note anyone using the hoist should bring their own swing)
Viewing Area – There will be a Viewing platform for those who require it.
BSL Sign Language (BSL) Interpreting Services
This year the BSL interpreters will also be available to provide support throughout the site. If you require access to an interpreter please contact a Steward or visit the Access Tent.
The main stage will also have a signer on the stage during the main performances.
Join us from 12pm – 1pm on Sunday 15th July for quiet hour during this time the main stage will have no music or screen on nor will there be any lights or sounds from the fairground and all other noise and lights will be kept to a minimum.
Information coming soon
Alternative Format Information or Other Details
If you require information in a different format or require any additonal information please contact the access team on firstname.lastname@example.org