Accessibility

We’re working hard to make the Festival accessible to all. If you have a specific question or to give us suggestions to improve our accessibility please email [email protected]

Accessible toilets

The Festival map shows the location of all the outside accessible and gender neutral toilets on Imperial College Road and in Princes Gardens, which will also have a mobiloo – a mobile accessible toilet with adult-sized changing bench and hoist. The Festival map will be available for download on the website in June. 

Public transport to the Festival

Visit Transport for London to plan a step free, accessible journey to the Festival.

Wheelchair access

Activities on Exhibition Road will be accessible for wheelchairs. If you have a particular enquiry or concern please contact us.

Accessible car parking

There will be blue badge parking on site which is available to reserve in advance. To book, please contact us.

Taxi drop off

If you have accessibility needs and require a taxi drop off area for the Festival, we recommend you arrange your taxi drop off to Falmouth Gate at Imperial College .

Maps

The Festival map is available to download. There will also be copies of large maps in the information tent over the weekend and our Festival volunteers are there to help you plan your day. 

Drinking water

There is free drinking water available on the Festival site where you can fill up your water bottle. See the map  for exact locations.

Information tents

The Festival team will be on hand to answer your questions and point you in the right direction at our information tents. You can find them on Imperial College Road and in Princes Gardens. You will find the First Aid points here too.

Early opening for children with autism 

There will be an early opening for children with autism at the Curiosity Zone in Princes Gardens from 9.30-10.30am on Sunday 30 June. Families with children on the autism spectrum can book up to five places for the early opening. 

Prayer room 

We have a Multi-faith Centre on Imperial College Road which is available to use over the Festival weekend. We have separate rooms for men and women and both are a place for prayer, worship, reflection and meditation for all faith groups. Access will need to be requested. Please email [email protected]

Partner website links

Institutions along Exhibition Road have various provisions in place for your accessibility needs. Further information can be found below.

Imperial College Campus

Natural History Museum

Science Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Royal Albert Hall

Royal College of Music

Royal Geographical Society

Royal College of Art

Goethe-Institut