Folk by the Sea - Kiama

Friday 23 September 2022 to Saturday 24 September 2022

Overview

Want to enjoy an enchanting variety of music sessions right next to the crashing waves of beautiful Surf Beach, Kiama? The 2022 Folk by the Sea is an intimate folk festival event featuring the…

Want to enjoy an enchanting variety of music sessions right next to the crashing waves of beautiful Surf Beach, Kiama?

The 2022 Folk by the Sea is an intimate folk festival event featuring the sounds of folk, world, roots, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy music held over Friday and Saturday 23,24 September 2022 in the picturesque seaside town of Kiama, famous for its blowhole.

The event is ticket only entry (Friday and Saturday) featuring 25 artists from around Australia in 50 concerts at Kiama Showground and surrounds.

This is the chance to get together with your mates and relax with world class music right next to the sea or why not become involved with the dancing, sessions or poet's breakfast?

Camping is available at the Kiama Showground or there are variety of accommodation options in Kiama, from luxurious Bed and Breakfasts and hotels to tents and cabins at the caravan parks.

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

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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 accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
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)
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
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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