what you missed september 2021

What You Missed: September 2021

It’s been another jam-packed month for the Access Card Team

As another month passes, we’d like to reflect on the success the Access Card had for September 2021.

From recruiting new Access Card Providers, including Brainchild Festival, to welcoming our 5th Access Card Team Member, the Access Card Team has had a very exciting month.

A full recap of events from September 2021 can be found below.

New Providers

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Worthy Pastures

“With no Festival taking place on Worthy Farm for a second consecutive year in 2021, Michael and Emily Eavis are pleased to invite you, for one year only, to experience the farm in a way you’ve never been able to before…”

Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Find out more here.

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RunFestRun

“RunFestRun has got a new home for 2021. We are delighted to be hosting the festival on 27-29 August 2021 at Laverstoke Park Farm alongside Chris Evans’ CarFest, the family festival fundraising millions for UK Children’s Charities.”

Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Find out more here.

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Brainchild Festival

“Brainchild set out to connect people in a way that larger festivals can’t, nurturing collaboration on a personal level. We started planning the first festival in January 2012, when, amidst endless arts cuts, we wanted to show each other that realising our creative ambitions was still possible. Now, against a lot of odds, and through the continued enthusiasm, generosity, hard work and talents of hundreds of people, we’ve run seven festivals…”

Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Find out more here.

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Brudenell Social Club

“The Brudenell is a lively and fun-loving venue that embraces music and art under a wide and diverse umbrella that has no boundaries. Our open music policy believes in freedom and creation and holds the belief that music and expression provide useful social interaction…”

Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Find out more here.

Cineworld UK

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The Access Card is now officially recognised for in-person bookings at the Cineworld chain of 99 cinemas!

Please note that at this time the Access Card has not been integrated into the online bookings.

Please refer to our FAQs page for more information.

Find out more here.

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The Wave

“The Wave is an indoor water park situated in Coventry in the West Midlands, England. The water park currently holds the record for the largest wave pool in the UK, at a capacity of 20 million litres. The park also contains a lazy river, a splash zone and six slides of varying intensity.”

This venue is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more.

Find out more here.

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Tate Modern

“Tate is an institution that houses, in a network of four art galleries, the United Kingdom’s national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art. It is not a government institution, but its main sponsor is the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.”

Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Find out more here.

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Wild Place Project

“Wild Place Project is a fun family attraction that provides outdoor adventure, play and learning. Meet amazing animals from across the world from the mischievous lemurs of Madagascar to magnificent European brown bears.”

This venue is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more.

Find out more here.

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Africa Alive!

“Africa Alive is set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside and also offers the chance to spot a wide range of British wildlife. Bird lovers can also enjoy spotting native nature from our new ‘Wader’s Lake’ boardwalk or seeing some African feathered friends in our Woodland Walk!…”

This attraction is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more.

Find out more here.

News & Events

And then there were 5!

The Access Card Team was delighted to welcome onboard their latest team member, Oli, at the start of last month.

He will be helping to process Access Card Applications and do general admin duties.

“Supporting other disabled people is something I’ve always wanted to aspire to. In the past the jobs i’ve had were enjoyable but I always felt there was something missing and was struggling with not being seen and heard within the workplace.

“It’s an amazing opportunity to work in an organisation of disabled people working for disabled people.”

Oliver Taylor

Find out more about Oli here.

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Legoland Windsor Resort’s ‘Brick or Treat’ & Fireworks 2021

This year Legoland Windsor Resort celebrates its 25th birthday. The resort invites you to celebrate with them at their ‘Fireworks Spectacular’ (5th – 7th November 2021): a mesmerising show that you do not want to miss!

As well as this, Legoland’s ‘Brick or Treat’ (14th – 31st October 2021) returns again for over a fortnight of eerie events and spine-tingling surprises.

Find out more here.

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Thorpe Park’s ‘Fright Nights’ 2021

Get ready for more ‘Fright Nights’ as they creep back to Thorpe Park this October.

The well-loved event will run from 8th – 10th & 15th – 31st October.

Find out more here.

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Alton Towers’ ‘Scarefest’ & Fireworks 2021

Alton Towers Resort’s annual Halloween extravaganza (8th – 10th & 15th – 31st October 2021) returns this October with lots of exciting features and events to explore.

The resort’s incredible fireworks display (5th – 7th November 2021) will also return for three nights of electrifying and mesmerising fun.

Find out more here.

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Chessington World of Adventures Resort -‘Howl’o’ween’ 2021

This year Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s ‘Howl’o’ween’ returns with its well-loved events and features.

The much-loved event will run from 16th – 31st October 2021.

Find out more here.

The Access Card Team also shared various medical awareness posts, including Arthritis Week 2021, World Alzheimer’s Day 2021 & World Heart Day: 29th September 2021.

Apply for your Access Card today!