Access Fylde Coast official launch

We welcomed more than 200 people to our Access Fylde Coast official launch at the Spanish Hall, Blackpool, in April 2019. It was an amazing event that showcased what we are about and there was tremendous support for our project. Here’s a video to give you a flavour!

Fylde Coast local gives her views on accessibility

Hosted by Mike Goody, former RAF gunner and Invictus Games hero.

Family Day Trip Experience To The Fylde Coast With A Disability

Part of our Mini Documentary Series. Featuring families and friends from across the UK – with visible and invisible disabilities – visiting the Fylde Coast.

Hosted by Mike Goody, former RAF gunner and Invictus Games hero.

Chloe and her family love their visit to the Fylde Coast

Part of our Mini Documentary Series. Featuring Chloe and her family visiting the Fylde Coast.

Hosted by Mike Goody, former RAF gunner and Invictus Games hero.

Amazing & Accessible Fylde Coast

The Fylde Coast is a fabulous place to live and visit as we have so many incredible attractions; many of which are fully accessible and welcoming to all. Which is how everywhere should be! Tune in to the next edition of our video series to see for yourself.

BSL Signed throughout. Presented as always by the amazing Mike Goody.

DF 004 - Access Fylde Coast AFC FINAL

Our New Mini Documentary Series Will Put the Fylde Coast in The Spotlight for Accessible Tourism. We are egg-cited to launch a little pre-Easter weekend treat; our six part mini series filmed across the beautiful Fylde Coast. Hosted by Mike Goody, former RAF gunner and Invictus Games hero and follows families and friends from across the UK – with visible and invisible disabilities – on a visit to the area, including Becky Dann, who starred in Channel 4s The Undateables.

Access Fylde Coast Comedy Night with Robert White, Aaron Simmonds & Jamie MacDonald.

As part of our pioneering project, we host fully-accessible events which also aim to breakdown the perceptions of disabilities.

Access Fylde Coast trailer with Mike Goody

View the trailer now. 

purple pound!

Enjoy a bit of fun with our “Purple Pound” catchy song!

Filmed across the Fylde Coast at Accessible Places; we’re sure it will make you smile.

Purple Pound - We Love Accessible Places!

Help us spread the love for accessible places! Watch, Like, Share our Song…Let’s spread the love far and wide!

Access Fylde Coast have written, produced and filmed this fun, catchy, feel-good song and video. It captures what we are all about; just look how happy everyone is and what a great time they are having!

Everyone starring in the video has a visible and non-visible disability to show we are all the same and spread a bit of love across the community, UK and (fingers crossed!) the world this Valentines Day!

NDACA art exhibiton in Blackpool - its first time out of London

The National Disability Arts Collection and Archive exhibition tells the heritage story of a group of disabled people and their allies who broke down barriers, helped change the law and made great art and culture about those struggles. Including artworks, documentary materials and ephemera. Here artist  David Heaton talks about living with a disability and  looks at the impact of NDACA’s work at both a local and national level.

Dedicated to Art: an interview with Dame Evelyn Glennie

World- renowned and profoundly deaf virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie talks about her journey as a musician and the importance of inclusion.

Tony Signs Lytham - the #LythamLegend

Tony, through our partnership with CO-SIGN, helped to make Lytham Festival more accessible for deaf and hard of hearing audience members at Lytham Festival 2019. Tony signed each and every night – including for the Sterophonics, Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue.  

He amassed a large following on social media, of people wanting to know #whoisthelythamsigner . Here he talks about the importance of making events accessible to all and why he decided to undertake the lengthy training to become a signer #LythamLegend

An Evening Of Comedy at Lytham Hall

Comedians Aaron Simmonds, Jamie MacDonald and Britain’s Got Talent 2018 runner-up Robert White performed at at Lytham Hall in September  – all thanks to our Access Fylde Project. 

Here’s Aaron Simmonds in our special pre-gig gag!

MP Jake Berry on the importance of the Access Fylde Coast project for the UK

MP Jake Berry, Minister of State for the northern powerhouse, talking about the importance of the Access Fylde Coast project – the first of its kind.

ILL-Abilities Dance Crew - Luca Patuelli on inclusion and being a world-renowned dancer

Access Fylde Coast brought the amazing ILL-Abilities to the UK and the Fylde Coast to help break down the misconceptions of disability. Here, the crew’s founder Luca talks about his journey as a disabled dancer and why he is inspiring others to have ‘no limits’ .

 



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