The Grey Mardi Gras

Friday 28 October 2022 to Monday 31 October 2022

Overview

The Cobar's Grey Mardi Gras will be held in late April- early May. The festival of happiness will celebrate everything from the 50s, '60s and '70s. Stomp, jive and bump at the buffet dinner dance…

The Cobar's Grey Mardi Gras will be held in late April- early May.

The festival of happiness will celebrate everything from the 50s, '60s and '70s. Stomp, jive and bump at the buffet dinner dance on Friday, strut your stuff at the parade and markets on Saturday, groove the night away at the gig on the grass picnic concert on Saturday evening, Sunday Fun Day at the Bowling and Golf Club and Mardi Gras Monday at the Museum.

Live music, fashion, food and entertainment. This and much more!

Break out your groovy threads and get on down to where it's all happening in Cobar.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

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)

Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have an appropriate area for toileting an assistance dog
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have Exit signs which are visible at a ground level (high level signs are difficult to see in a fire)
Have handrails on all your stairways
Have wheelchair accessible picnic tables (picnic tables require 720mm knee clearance and 800mm maximum height)
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)
Provide digital communication materials (hard copy information is also available on line)
Train your staff in customer service for people with vision loss (training would incorporate way finding and communicating with people with vision loss)
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
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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