Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival
Friday 18 October 2024 to Sunday 20 October 2024
Kangaroo Valley welcomes back the 17th annual Folk Festival, a three day celebration of music, dance and poetry in Australia's most beautiful valley.
This family friendly weekend combines the arts with local food, wine and crafts for a regional celebration like no other.
The Valley offers a wide variety of accomodation to cater to all tastes and budgets and is a short two hour drive from Sydney. Make a weekend of it!
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 are deaf or have hearing loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person
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 accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have handrails on all your stairways
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)
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 communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
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)