As you’ve probably gathered from my previous posts, I’m a big fan of Kings of Leon, so much so that a road trip around the UK to see them perform at various venues is no biggie for us. A European road trip might be on the cards for their next tour. Watch this space. [Read more…] about Kings of Leon | The Echo Arena Liverpool
The second stop on our recent road trip took us to the lovely Liverpool to see Kings of Leon perform at The Echo Arena. After a long search for an accessible and affordable hotel, we decided to base ourselves at Premier Inn St. Helens South hotel. [Read more…] about Premier Inn St. Helens South | Wheelchair Access Review
Last weekend was an exciting one as I got to take a road trip to see my favourite band Kings of Leon during their UK tour. The first of three stops on our road trip was Newcastle where the band were performing at The Metro Radio Arena. As a big fan of the Hilton brand, the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel was my first choice. [Read more…] about Hilton Newcastle Gateshead | Wheelchair Access Review
I’m a proud member of the Muscular Dystrophy Trailblazers, which is a network of young disabled campaigners. One of our campaigns is to improve the accessibility of public transport. So it was exciting when they asked me to attend an open day with Lothian Buses in Edinburgh to see a demo of a brand new piece of equipment installed on one of their buses.
[Read more…] about Quantum transforms travel for wheelchair users on Lothian Buses
Recently I’ve been left feeling disappointed with the lack of accessibility at independent music venues around the UK. [Read more…] about Are Independent Music Venues Shutting Out Disabled Gig-Goers
ABLE2UK Accessible concert at the O2 Academy Glasgow was my first gig of 2016 and what a gig it was. Kicking off 2016 with a big bang and setting a standard that I hope all music venues strive for in the near future. [Read more…] about Able2uk Accessible Concert For Disabled Music Fans
Have you heard of the Access Card? It’s a great little card that makes booking tickets so much easier if you have a disability of any kind. [Read more…] about Guest Post: The Access Card
Friday 4th December was the day myself and most of the UK were waiting for. The day tickets for Adele’s tour went on sale.
I think we all expected it to go a little crazy as everyone rushed to get tickets, but I don’t think we quite anticipated what we were in store for that day. [Read more…] about Did Disabled Adele Fans Stand A Chance
It has been a few years since she has headlined her own tour so I was excited to get my hands on a ticket to see the amazing Karima Francis. Interestingly Karima’s support at The Electric Circus was from Bella and the Bear, a Scottish duo from Ayr. A lot of people turn up just in time for the main act, myself included on many occasions, and if you were one of them in Edinburgh [Read more…] about Karima Francis at The Electric Circus Edinburgh
James Bay and Lifehouse both stopped off in Glasgow last week during the UK leg of their tours. Two acts/two venues – how will they match up for accessibility? [Read more…] about Not keeping us at bay…James Bay and Lifehouse in Glasgow