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Encounter Accessibility

A metal sculpture with a little boy looking up at it

We want Encounter Festival to be accessible to all communities from Lancashire and further afield, and we are committed to ensuring that the Encounter event is as inclusive as possible.

Access information for the festival's main indoor venues:

Many of our shows will be outdoors on Preston Flag Market and Winckley Square.

If you need further information on access needs please email info@lancsencounter.co.uk.


More information for Encounter Festival 2023 tickets coming soon.

Changing Places toilets

A Changing Places wash room and toilet is available throughout the Encounter weekend at Preston Bus Station.

The toilet includes a hoist and changing benches and is available free of charge for people who have a Radar key.

Useful links

Lists of Council disabled parking can be found by visiting the following:

Lists of private disabled parking can be found by visiting Parkopedia - Parking in Preston.