ACCESSIBILITY

We’re on a mission to make Body Movements as inclusive and accessible as it can be.
Please email us to discuss your individual accessibility and/or medical requirements with us, and we’ll be happy to help.

As we are moving to a new site this year, we are still working on some elements of our site. If you think something is missing from this page, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

CONTACT DETAILS

Access Information Contact: info@bodymovements.co.uk

Phone: If you prefer to speak over the phone or by any other means of communication, please email saying so and we can contact you directly to arrange.

Venue Description

Body Movements will take place in Southwark Park, London on Sunday 25th August.

There is step-free access into the site.

The site is very flat and is approximately 0.07 km2

The festival site is located in the north area of Southwark Park, approximately where the Bowl Club and Bandstand is.

The site is grass and flat and has hard string paths throughout.

Access Facilities

Companion/PA tickets available at no additional fee are available on request, please contact us. We will not ask for evidence of accessibility requirements.

There is one viewing platform at the main stage.

There are 3 other small stages, these stages will have either viewing areas, procedures, or a platform, please check this page nearer the time for updates.

We will send this code out via email to ticket holders who have requested a free Companion/PA ticket, so please email us in advance to ensure you have what you need on the day. Additionally, all accessible toilets have a code which can be given to you by a member of security who will be near the toilets, and the code can also be obtained from the medical or welfare tents.

There is no venue-specific parking.

Location + public transport

The entrance to the festival is at the northeast corner of the park, postcode SE16 2FD.

The taxi drop-off point is 0.3 miles from the entrance, at Carriage Drive, SE16 2ET

Nearest London Overground stations:

Bermondsey (0.4 miles to entrance, 0.7 miles from exit)

Rotherhithe (0.7 miles to entrance, 0.7 miles from exit)

Canada Water (0.5 miles to entrance, 0.3 miles from exit)

The nearest bus stops to the entrance to the festival are: Southwark Park Stop C and F)

The nearest bus stops to the exit of the festival are: Hothfield Place Stop P and Surrey Quays Road Stop Y.

Arrival Guide

The site is open on Sunday 25th August 2024 from 11.00 – 22:30

The busiest times to arrive are likely to be between 14.00 and 17.00

The venue is accessible from the road onto a hard string path

There is a dedicated accessible wide-entry lane.

The event site will be well signposted, and stewards in the local vicinity will be able to direct anyone to the entrance.

When you arrive at the site, please go to the main entrance. There will be stewards who can help direct and escort you to the correct queuing lane.

If you have any accessibility requirements and/or want to avoid crowds, please contact us and let the staff at the entrance know, they will be able to provide some assistance to escort you through the entrance.

Toilets

There are 4 toilet locations on site.

Each toilet location has 1 accessible toilet.

From each stage there are accessible toilets within a 25m to 50m range

Customers with Medical Requirements

Before the event, we require anyone needing to bring medicine to the festival to reach out to us and discuss their needs with our dedicated access team. We cannot guarantee that any items brought on-site without prior discussion with our team will be allowed into the festival grounds.

We will have an on-site welfare tent and paramedics who are here to support you, whether you need a break from the dance floor or have an emergency. Our welfare tent is operated by trained professionals who can deal with your needs.

Access to Performance

Unfortunately, there are no services offered such as loops, intra-red or mobile connect systems.

Assistance Dogs

We welcome assistance dogs, please just contact us in advance so that we are aware. We may ask for proof that any dog is registered with an organisation that is a member of Assistance Dogs UK.

There is a spending location for assistance dogs at the welfare area.

Strobe Lighting

There may be some strobe lighting at the event

Other Info

There are three main bars at the event. All bars have large print menus and lowered access points.

If for any reason our accessibility information or services changes, we will notify ticket holders via email and update this page accordingly.

Festival staff including SIA Security, stewards and the event management team will be briefed to work with attendees with access requirements in the event of a site evacuation. The event management team will work with attendees to cater for their needs should any other access related issues arise while on site.

Last modified on June 4th, 2024 at 2:38 pm