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15 Wheelchair Accessible Events in Scotland with Changing Places Toilets to Enjoy This Year

Scotland is known for its vibrant festival scene and for having one of the world’s best crowds. So whether you’re looking for big-name music festivals, world-renowned cultural gatherings or small local community celebrations, there’s something for everyone. To help you plan your next event, I’ve put together a list of 15 wheelchair accessible events in Scotland with Changing Places toilet to enjoy this year.

The following outdoor events will have either a Pamiloo or a RevoLOO onsite providing fully accessible toileting facilities (mobile Changing Places toilet). I will be adding to this list when more events are announced.

Food vendors and people gathered outside Abbey Close in Paisley.
Paisley Food & Drink Festival. Image: Renfrewshire Council

Paisley Food & Drink Festival, Paisley, Glasgow

Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd April

The Paisley Food & Drink Festival is back – and ready to bring the best street food traders, artisan makers and licensed bars to Abbey Close and Bridge Street on Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd April. Enjoy delicious dishes, drinks, live music and entertainment with free entry. There’ll also be cooking workshops for children (and dogs are welcome too!). A revoLOO will be available throughout the event.

Stirling Open Streets Festival Event

Saturday 22nd April

Celebrate Earth Day in a fun and creative way at the Stirling Open Streets Festival Event. This event offers a unique experience for both residents and visitors to enjoy music and arts performances, family-friendly activities, and more in the city centre. Take part in a junk model competition, join a silent disco walk, learn about sustainable app design challenges and more. You can also speak with local environmental groups to find out how you can make a positive impact. With reduced traffic congestion and environmental impact, this pedestrian-focused event is the perfect way to enjoy the city’s shops, cafes, and attractions. Accessibility at the festival includes a RevoLOO mobile Changing Places toilet with a hoist and changing table.

Radio 1 Big Weekend, Camperdown Park, Dundee

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th May  

This year’s Radio 1 Big Weekend music festival takes place at Camperdown Park in Dundee. The popular event features a lineup of top musicians, including Scotland’s own Lewis Capaldi, Niall Horan, and The 1975, attracting thousands of music fans from all over the country. With its beautiful setting and lively atmosphere, the festival is a must-see for anyone who loves great music and a good time. The Pamiloo will be on-site for anyone who requires an accessible toilet or Changing Places toilet.

Wildhood Festival at Tullibole Castle
Wildhood Festival, Tullibole Castle

Wildhood Festival, Tullibole Castle, Crook of Devon, Kinross

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June

Wildhood Festival is an exciting outdoor event for children that celebrates nature, traditional crafts, and games. With live music, circus skills, stone carving, tree climbing, Highland games, and more, the festival offers an immersive and inclusive program of entertainment.  The festival takes place on the grounds of Tullibole Castle in Kinross, surrounded by fields and woodland like something out of a fairytale. The festival organisers are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible event, ensuring that everyone can participate and have a great time. There will be a Changing Places toilet (Pamiloo), as well as fun and accessible activities. Find out more information on the Wildhood Festival website.

Muse, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Friday 23rd June

Muse will make a stop at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park on 23rd June as part of their Will Of The People World Tour! You are guaranteed to experience the electrifying energy of Muse when they hit Scotland this summer year. Pamiloo will be providing a mobile Changing Places toilet for those who need it. 

Arctic Monkeys, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Sunday 25th June

Get ready Glasgow, because the Arctic Monkeys are coming to town! The Sheffield rockers have announced their biggest UK and Ireland tour yet, with the Scottish leg taking place in Glasgow at Bellahouston Park on June 25th. This will be their only Scottish date on the tour and they will be joined on this date by Swedish rock band The Hives and Manchester indie trio, The Mysterines. Pamiloo will be on site for anyone who requires an accessible toilet with a hoist and changing bench.

Guns n Roses, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Tuesday 27th June

Legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses will be taking the stage of Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on Tuesday, June 27 for a thrilling live show! This rescheduled concert will be their first appearance in Glasgow since the band’s “Not In This Lifetime” tour was postponed due to COVID-19 last year. This is your chance to hear all of your favourites like “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Welcome to the Jungle” live as Axl Rose and Co play a night to remember at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park. Pamiloo will also be onsite for disabled fans requiring a Changing Places toilet. 

Def Leppard & Motley Crue, Glasgow Green

Thursday 6th July

Fans of Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard will be delighted to hear that these two iconic rock bands are teaming up for a co-headlining tour, with a stop at Glasgow Green on 6th July. The ‘The World Tour’ promises to be an unforgettable show for fans of both bands, providing the perfect opportunity to witness the legends of the rock scene come together in one night! Pamiloo will be providing a mobile Changing Places toilet for those who need it. 

Emma sitting in her wheelchair on the ramp leading up to the Main Stage accessible viewing platform.
Emma on the viewing platform at TRNSMT festival

TRNSMT, Glasgow Green

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July

TRNSMT Festival is back in 2023 to make Glasgow Green the place to be this summer for musical excitement. The three-day event will have headline performances from Pulp, Sam Fender, and The 1975. The event proudly promotes access for all and provides wheelchair access throughout, with designated viewing areas and a mobile Changing Places toilet (Pamiloo).

Related: read my review of TRNSMT from a few years ago.

Renfrew Pipe Band Competition, Robertson Park, Renfrew

Saturday 22nd July

Experience the sound of bagpipes and drums at the Renfrew Pipe Band Competition at Robertson Park on Saturday 22nd July! Enjoy a day of free family entertainment and activities, such as aerial workshops and a farmers market. There will also be plenty of food vendors to keep everyone satisfied. Plus, a Pamiloo will be onsite making the event accessible to all.  

Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sunday 23rd July

Red Hot Chilli Peppers are kicking off their world tour in 2023 by rocking out at the famous Hampden Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. The band will be taking the stage on July 23rd to perform some of their greatest hits and newest tracks, giving Glasgow locals and visitors an unforgettable night of sound and energy. Pamiloo will be providing a mobile Changing Places toilet for those who need it.

The Tall Ships Races, Lerwick Shetland

Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th July

The Tall Ships Festival arrives in Lerwick Harbour from 26th – 29th July 2023, providing locals and tourists with a hive of activity and entertainment. Wheelchair access is available and a Pamiloo will be onsite. 

Related: NorthLink Ferries: Crossing The North Sea In A Wheelchair Accessible Cabin

Festival performers in light-up costumes perform in front of an audience.
Paisley Halloween Festival. Image: Renfrewshire Council

Paisley Halloween Festival, Paisley town centre

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October

The Paisley Halloween Festival is an annual event held in the town of Paisley, Scotland. It features a variety of spooky activities and events, including a parade, live music, and performances. The festival is known for its elaborate costumes and decorations and attracts visitors from all over the country. Visitors can also enjoy food and drink from local vendors and there is no need to worry about limiting your drinks because there will be a RevoLOO – mobile accessible toilet and changing places toilet in attendance.

Fireworks Display, Callendar Park, Falkirk

Thursday 5th November

The annual fireworks display at Callendar Park in Falkirk is a popular event with the local community. Friends and families gather to watch the colourful explosions light up the night sky, creating a magical atmosphere. The event includes food vendors, live music, and other entertainment to make for a fun-filled evening for all. Accessibility at the Fireworks Displays includes a mobile Changing Places unit (Pamiloo).

Related: Wheelchair Accessible Things to do in Falkirk

GlasGLOW, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November

GlasGLOW is a spectacular light and sound show that takes place in the Botanic Gardens of Glasgow. Visitors can wander through the gardens and enjoy the beautiful displays, which include interactive installations, projections, and sculptures. GlasGLOW is a must-see event for anyone visiting Glasgow in the autumn months. A Pamiloo will be available for anyone requiring a Changing Places toilet.

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