ARTICLE: Five ways to connect online with disabled festival audiences

One in five people in the UK have a disability. Government studies also show that disabled people make up 15% of live music audiences and that recent engagement in the arts by those with a disability is “significantly lower” than those without. As a sector, we are still excluding audiences and missing the potential to reach people.

The Guardian’s Callum Hogg explores how festivals can break down those barriers to be as accessible as possible.


ARTICLE: Five ways to connect online with disabled festival audiences


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