Information for disabled delegates
We welcome disabled delegates to the Showcase and will do our best to meet your access requirements. Please note the following and contact us if we can be of assistance.
Registering for the showcase
You can register for the Greenwich Fair online:
The registration form is available in large print formats which can be printed, completed and sent to XTRAX by post, fax or email. If you would prefer a member of the XTRAX staff to complete the registration form with you over the phone please contact our office on:
[Tel:] 0161 227 8383 [Email:] firstname.lastname@example.org [Fax :] 0161 342 0741
We regret we do not have a text phone.
Most information about the showcase programme including details of the artists performing, hotel information and maps will soon be available on this website. We will try to provide other alternative formats as quickly as possible on request.
On arrival at the showcase all delegates are provided with a book containing information about all the artists presenting work and a list of other delegates.
If you would like a large print or alternative format of this document please contact us in advance.
The showcase performances take place in various locations, these sites have a variety of surfaces including flat, uneven and hard surfaces. In wet weather the ground may become slippery. Many of the performances are mobile performances which can be enjoyed from one single static vantage point.
To view site locations, maps and further access information for a particular performance, please use this link: http://www.festival.org/festival/map/all/1/2012/
If you are arriving by public transport and would like advice or assistance to get to the Festival Centre please contact the office prior to the showcase.
By Train: Greenwich (step-free station, assistance dogs welcome)
By DLR: Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich (step-free station, assistance dogs welcome)
By Bus: 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386 (low-floor vehicles, assistance dogs welcome)
By Thames Clippers: Greenwich Pier (wheelchair accessible via ramps)
It is recommended to use public transport to come to the Festival as there are very limited car parking facilities available near the Festival sites.
St Alfege Park: via main event entrance, off St Alfege Passage.
Old Royal Naval College/Cutty Sark Gardens: step-free access via main entrances.
Meridian Estate: step-free access via tow path and estate (off Welland Street)
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets: step-free access (promenade performance)
Canary Wharf: step-free access across sites
Powis Street, Woolwich: step-free access (promenade show)
There are public accessible toilets across Festival sites in Greenwich and Canary Wharf. We will have additional temporary accessible facilities on sites.
Where special effects will be used notice will be given at venues.
Water bowls will be available across Festival sites please speak to our Festival Volunteers for more information.
Viewing areas and chairs
Wheelchair friendly viewing areas and a limited number of chairs will be available for most performance sites. Please see a ‘Festival Volunteer’ for assistance.
Additional access for performances
Audio Described (AD) performances: tbc
Captioned (CAP) performances: tbc
BSL interpreted performances: tbc
An audio version and large print of our Festival programme will be available shortly from our Download section.
Should you have any questions in the meantime please contact email@example.com
or phone 020 8305 5023.