We aim to offer an unforgettable and accessible festival for everyone.
Inclusion is at the heart of GDIF. We platform Deaf and disabled artists and work with all our artists and teams to make each part of your festival experience accessible.
Access on site
Our friendly staff and volunteers will greet you. They have received Disability Equality and Communication Access training.
The festival takes place across different locations.
All of our sites:
・Are wheelchair accessible
・Welcome Assistance Dogs
・Have chairs available
Larger festival sites for Greenwich Fair and Dancing City will have:
・Access staff and welcome point
・Covered quiet area
・Changing Places facilities
・Induction loops at the welcome point
・Accessible viewing areas
You can check our event pages for detailed access information for each site, such as Access and quiet areas, Blue badge parking, Accessible toilets, Photo travel routes, Maps, and Assisted Routes.
Info is coming soon for GDIF 2023.
We have bespoke accessibility for each show:
・Shows with speech will have BSL interpreted or captioned performances. Some shows are captioned via The Difference Engine App.
・Many shows will have pre-show touch and familiarisation tours
・Many shows will have a downloadable Audio Introduction, and selected shows are live Audio Described via headset
・All of our shows are relaxed
・We offer Touch, Audio, Relaxed and BSL routes at larger events
・Easy Read Visual Stories can be downloaded and printed copies will be available
This year’s GDIF 2023 festival brochure is available in BSL, Audio, Large Print and Easy Read Visual Guide
Get in touch
If you have a question or query about access at GDIF please get in touch.
Email, telephone or write to:
+ 44 208 305 5021
FESTIVAL.ORG, Old Royal Naval College
Pepys Building, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens
We are proud to be the first UK Festival to be awarded the Platinum level of Attitude is Everything’s Live Events Access Charter.
Festival.org has been accredited as Communication Accessible by the RCSLT