New Annual Festival

Friday 23 September 2022 to Sunday 02 October 2022

Overview

New Annual is City of Newcastle’s inaugural arts festival. Spanning ten days and activating venues across the city, the festival will feature local and visiting artists sharing music, dance,…

New Annual is City of Newcastle’s inaugural arts festival. Spanning ten days and activating venues across the city, the festival will feature local and visiting artists sharing music, dance, contemporary performance and visual art in a celebration of creativity. Come and discover your creative city.

The New Annual festival returns 23 September - 2 October 2022!

The vision of New Annual is to put Newcastle on the radar nationally and internationally, as a creative city where exciting, ambitious and accessible contemporary art and culture grow and thrive.

The mission for the festival is to foster a prosperous, diverse and resilient economy and build capacity in the arts and cultural sector by delivering a contemporary cultural event that showcases Newcastle as a creative hub.

It will also be a vehicle to share the City’s stories with growing audiences through the values of diversity, collaboration, participation, connection and authenticity.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing 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)

Employ people with disability
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards

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