Wingham Akoostik Festival

Friday 14 October 2022 to Sunday 16 October 2022

Overview

The award-winning Wingham Akoostik Music Festival is three brilliant days of music; celebrating artistic expression, culture and community. From humble beginnings, the Festival has experienced…

The award-winning Wingham Akoostik Music Festival is three brilliant days of music; celebrating artistic expression, culture and community. From humble beginnings, the Festival has experienced significant growth to now be recognised as one of the NSW Mid Coast’s most vibrant events; attracting over 3000 people annually.

Held on the third weekend in October, the event brings together high-profile musicians, local and regional musical performers, creative artists, local businesses, producers, volunteers, students, tourists and locals.
The Wingham Akoostik Music Festival is music, camping, food and more.

The vibrant festival embraces a broad range of entertainment and cultural experiences, including on-site camping in the historic Wingham Showground, in the picturesque Manning Valley.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility

Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have an appropriate area for toileting an assistance dog
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Provide digital communication materials (hard copy information is also available on line)
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in disability awareness
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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