Festival access reviews

Latitude Festival

Latitude festival main stage

FESTIVAL: Latitude

WHERE: Henham Park, Suffolk

WHEN:  25 - 28 July 2024

HEADLINERS:  Duran Duran, Kasabian, Keane, London Grammar

HOW TO BUY ACCESS TICKETS 

If you wish to attend Latitude this summer please follow the step-by-step guide.

1: Purchase your ticket to Latitude

If you haven’t already purchased your ticket to Latitude, please do so by CLICKING HERE.

(Do not purchase a ticket for your essential companion as this cannot be refunded.)

2: Register your proof of accessibility requirements

Assessment and registration proof of accessibility requirements will be processed by the team at Nimbus Disability. We are excited to be partnering with Nimbus Disability and The Access Card, one of the largest disability accreditation organisations.

Please note that our accessible facilities are unable to cater for people with temporary impairments. This is considered to be anything that affects an individual for less than 12 months such as broken bones, healing injuries or pregnant women.

If you have a temporary impairment, please be aware that there will be a lot of walking at Latitude.

Already have a valid Nimbus Access Card?

All you will need to do now is complete the Latitude Accessible Facilities application form by CLICKING HERE. Please have your Nimbus Access Card I.D number with you, as you will need to input this on your application form.

Don’t have a Nimbus Access Card?

You will need to register for a free Latitude Digital Access Pass (which can be upgraded to a Nimbus Access Card if you wish).

This is issued by the Nimbus team and will be valid for 3 years to use at future Latitude events. CLICK HERE to register for a free Latitude Digital Access Pass

I have a Latitude Digital Access Pass – what do I do now?

All you will need to do now is complete the Latitude Accessible Facilities application form by CLICKING HERE. Please have your Latitude Digital Access Pass Card I.D with you, as you will need to input this on your application form.

3: I have completed the Latitude Accessible Facilities application form – what do I do now?

The Latitude Accessibility Team will review your application and will contact you once it has been processed.

Access to the accessible facilities will be provided to customers based on the approved requirements listed on their Nimbus Access Card or Latitude Digital Access Pass.

ON-SITE

If you are successful applying for access at the festival you will receive an Access Guide before the event with details of

  • Arrival Information
  • Site Changes and Updates
  • Access Maps (including route distances, charging points, accessible toilet and platform locations and more)
  • Opening Times
  • Access Facilities and more

You are advised to print a hard copy of the Access Guide and bring it with you.

The access facilities are not available to those with a temporary illness, although you are permitted to bring camping chairs and of course, you can take advantage of the grandstand seating which is located towards the back of the Obelisk Arena. 

If this will be your first time at Latitude please bear in mind in some areas you’ll find yourself on a sloping surface, although there’s no hard ground to contend with. The site is divided by a lake, but don’t worry – you won’t need your trunks. The water can be crossed by the two bridges with a felt covering at both ends making wheelchair access easier. 

 As you can appreciate venturing into the woodland area can be difficult for guests with severe walking difficulties and wheelchairs. You can access the Access campsite through here via a rough earth pathway. 

If walking isn’t your thing you can take advantage of the Festaxi which shuttles guests with disabilities to and from the disabled campsite to the main arena gate and the village. PA’s are allowed to jump on board as well although they may be asked for a small donation.

Access guests are advised to follow the road signs to the accessible campsite and car park. Upon arrival you can collect your wristbands and PA lanyard at the access customer check-in.

You must apply for accessible parking in advance via the Access Requirements Form.

You can also apply for a Drop Off Pass via the Access Requirement Form so you can drop off your luggage at the accessible campsite which is less than 50 metres away, for the duration of your stay. If you are camping in a group of four or more people and wish to stay together please pitch your tent in one of the public campsites. 

Those who have purchased campervan permits for the disabled campsite should be aware there are no electrical hook ups on site. 

Access guests will be given a wristband upon arrival and a PA lanyard which allows them to take one person at a time onto the viewing platforms which are situated at the main stage, comedy tent and the BBC Sounds stage. 

Access toilets can be found at the viewing platforms, medical tent, public toilet blocks and of course, in the disabled campsite. You will also find adapted showers in the accessible campsite. 

Some performances will include a BSL Interpreting Service, you will find the schedule in the Access Guide.

Hearing Loops will be installed at the Disabled access check in and some of the viewing platforms, details will be found in the Access Guide.

For more information contact the promoters at…

Email: [email protected]
Post: Access Team, Festival Republic, 30 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY
Phone: 0207 009 3487 

Office opening times are: 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.

DID YOU KNOW?

There are 400 festival flags around the Obelisk Arena, children’s area and the guest list. 50 food trade sellers and 50 Portaloos and 40 longdrop style toilets.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

latitudefestival.com

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