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Birmingham NEC
2017 Show Highlights

Disabled Visitors Birmingham

We welcome disabled visitors to the BBC Good Food Show. Please use the drop down options below to help with your queries. However, If you have any questions not answered below please contact The NEC on 0121 780 4141 or for more information about special assistance at the NEC, click here.

Companions are admitted for FREEaccordian title

If you need to bring a companion, assistant or guider with you to the Show to maximise your enjoyment, then that carer will be admitted free of charge. Please make this clear to the Box Office when you book your tickets - they will be happy to help!

Assistance Dogsaccordian title

Guide, assistance and hearing dogs are admitted into the Show.

Supertheatre seats for disabled visitors and wheelchair users accordian title

Disabled visitors or visitors with special requirements should book theatre seats by calling the Box Office to ensure the best possible seating arrangements. Spaces are available for wheelchair users and carers in all Supertheatre sessions, available exclusively by calling 0844 338 0341.

Sign Language Interpreted Sessionsaccordian title

There will be signed sessions throughout the show in our main theatres and stages. Please refer to the individual theatre timetables, where they will be clearly marked with ‘S’ for your information once available.

Booking ticketsaccordian title

All disabled visitors attending the BBC Good Food Show Summer are advised to inform the Box Office operators at the time of booking tickets if they require a wheelchair space, or have any special requirements. They will also help you find the most convenient seating for visually impaired visitors. The Box Office will also have details of the days and times of demonstrations with sign language interpreters. Please note that all ticket sales are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Access and parkingaccordian title

If travelling by train disembark at Birmingham International Station. Access to The NEC is via the skywalk. All levels of The NEC are accessible to wheelchair users, via ramps or lifts. The Atrium & piazza entrances have automatic doors. For anyone visiting by car, for any vehicles displaying blue badges, parking is charged at a rate of £12 per day per car and is situated at or near the main entrance to the BBC Good Food Show Summer. Additional parking is also available in the main car parks and are serviced by free shuttle buses which are accessible to wheelchairs. On arrival at The NEC, traffic officers will direct you to the main disabled parking area for the show. For more information, click here.

Hard of hearingaccordian title

Induction loops are fitted to Ticket sales points, Information points, all Show feature demonstration areas, Press Office and the Organisers’ Office. For more information of sign language interpreted sessions in the theatres please see the individual timetables.

Wheelchair hireaccordian title

The NEC has manual wheelchairs available for hire which are bookable by phone on 01353 778 756 or via www.bartrams.net. Their phone lines are open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Toiletsaccordian title

The NEC has Male and Female wheelchair accessible toilets.

Medical emergenciesaccordian title

In the event of a medical emergency please notify a member of security or any member of the BBC Good Food Show team who will be pleased to help you. Alternatively contact the medical centre on 2222 using the internal telephone situated at the entrance to each hall.

Further informationaccordian title

If you have any queries not answered above please contact The NEC on 0121 780 4141.

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