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Oxford Pride Accessibility Guide

Celebrating Diversity, Ensuring Inclusivity

Oxford Pride, a beacon of unity and acceptance, is back again in 2024, promising a vibrant celebration of love, identity, and community. As we gear up for this year’s festivities, it’s essential to ensure that everyone, regardless of their abilities or needs, can fully participate in and enjoy the event. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the comprehensive accessibility guide for Oxford Pride 2024.

Why Accessibility Matters

At Oxford Pride, inclusivity isn’t just a buzzword – it’s a core value. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to join in the festivities, share their stories, and feel embraced by the warmth of our community. That’s why we’ve gone above and beyond to make this year’s event accessible to all.

Your Guide to Access

From navigating the parade route to finding accessible facilities, we’ve got you covered every step of the way. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect:

  • Parade Route Accessibility: Join the colourful procession through our historic city with ease. The parade route is predominantly on tarmac roads, ensuring smooth passage for all participants.

  • Festival Locations: With festivities spread across Castle Quarter, Leiden Square, and Paradise Square/Paradise Street, accessibility is key. From wheelchair-accessible viewing areas to clearly marked access points, we’ve ensured that everyone can enjoy the fun.

  • Bookable Access Facilities: Need specialised assistance? Let us know in advance, and we’ll ensure your experience is seamless and comfortable.

  • Travel Tips: Whether you’re arriving by rail, bus, or car, we’ve provided detailed instructions to make your journey hassle-free.

  • Toilets and Medical Services: Accessible facilities and medical assistance are readily available throughout the event, ensuring your comfort and safety at all times.

  • Assistance Dogs Welcome: We embrace the presence of assistance dogs and have provisions in place to ensure their well-being during the festivities.

  • No Strobe Lighting: Worried about sensory sensitivities? Rest assured, there will be no strobe lighting, and any flashing lights will be preceded by a warning.

Plan Your Visit

With our comprehensive accessibility guide in hand, you’re ready to experience Oxford Pride 2024 to the fullest. Join us as we come together to celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity, and create lasting memories. Together, we can make this year’s Pride truly unforgettable for everyone.

Click below for more information and to download the complete accessibility guide.

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