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Accessible Carol Service
December 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
You are invited to a joint event hosted by Newcastle Cathedral and the Disability and Jesus group. Gather together for a simple, uplifting service – an inclusive event for those with disabilities and those without.
The event aims to provide a safe, none threatening environment, with a service that is easy to follow and simple to participate in. We are setting aside spaces of quiet and calm within the Cathedral for those that may from time to time feel overwhelmed by the general hubbub of a regular service.
The order of service will be printed according to Clear Print Guidelines; there will also be copies in braille and jumbo print as well as being projected on three large screens. There is a fully functioning loop system and we are hoping to be able to provide signers too.
Guide dogs and all other service dogs are welcome at the service. There will be a dedicated spending area for service dogs and assistance with spending should you need it.
There will be an interval where refreshments will be available; there are new disabled toilets, ramps, and lifts for much easier accessibility.
There will also be representatives from many disabled organisations and plenty of opportunity to network with them.
We are holding the service during the day so that vulnerable people still feel able to travel during daylight hours.
The service features a great band of experienced musicians, many very prominent on the northern folk scene, as well as several very experienced disabled musicians including Bill and Dave from the Disability and Jesus group.
If you have questions, please contact Dave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org