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August 8-21, 2022

Accessibility



The Tuckamore Festival presents both live performances from various locations in St. John’s as well as online livestreams and virtual performances. We are pleased each year to continue working towards making our annual event more inclusive and accessible to all patrons.

Our D.F. Cook Recital Hall and Suncor Energy Hall concerts are located in the Memorial University School of Music. These venues are entirely wheelchair accessible including all entrances and washrooms, as well as designated areas for wheelchair seating in both halls. Parking is available in Lot 15B outside the School and should be free to the public during all events. Memorial University is accessible from Metrobus routes 1, 2, 10, 15, 16, and 23, seven days a week . Click here for more information on accessing the School of Music facilities.

The First Light Centre for Performance and Creativity (81 Cochrane Street), historically known as Cochrane Street United Church, is working towards being an accessible venue. There is a gender-inclusive washroom on site. For anyone with accessibility needs, please contact the festival for further information. Cochrane Street is accessible by public transit servicing the downtown area on Metrobus routes 2, 3, 10, and 15. Parking is available at the back of the Centre via Bannerman Street, in the parking lot of the Colonial Building and Bannerman Park, and in the parking lot of Bishop’s Field Elementary via Carew Street.

The Anglican Cathedral features an accessible entrance, located on Gower Street. Please note that the washrooms are not wheelchair accessible; they are in the basement of the Cathedral. Parking is available in the parking lot on the south side of the Cathedral. There is also on-street parking available in the surrounding area, as well as a parking garage on Duckworth Street a short walk away. The Cathedral is also accessible by public transit servicing the downtown area, with stops near the Cathedral on routes 2, 3, 10, and 15.

Bannerman Brewing Co. event space,located on the second level of 90 Duckworth Street, is not currently a wheelchair accessible venue. The venue does come with several gender-inclusive washrooms. If you have accessibility needs or require any assistance in accessing this venue, please contact the festival for further information. Bannerman Brewery is accessible by public transit servicing the downtown area on Metrobus routes 2, 3, 10, and 15. The brewery has a small parking lot in front and free weekend parking is available along Duckworth Street and Water Street.

The Rooms is located at 9 Bonaventure Avenue and is a wheelchair-accessible space. The Rooms also has gender-inclusive and accessible washrooms. The Rooms is accessible by public transit via Metrobus routes 2, 10 and 15. Parking fees are in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a fee of two dollars an hour. Visitor parking can be accessed from Bonaventure Avenue and from Fort Townshend via Harvey Road, and additional parking is available on Harvey Road. Parking payment terminals are located inside The Rooms lobby for those using debit or cash. Payment by Visa or Mastercard is accepted at both parking lot terminals. 

The James Baird Gallery, located at 14 Gruchy’s Hill, Pouch Cove, is not currently a wheelchair accessible venue. There is a gender-inclusive washroom on the event floor. If you have accessibility needs, issues with mobility, or require any assistance in accessing this venue, please contact the festival for further information. The gallery is approximately a 27 minute drive from downtown St. John’s and there is limited parking space available around the venue.

The Old Church, located at Admiral’s Cove Road in Cape Broyle, NL, is not currently a wheelchair accessible venue.  If you have accessibility needs, issues with mobility, or require any assistance in accessing this venue, please contact the festival for further information. On street parking is available in the area. Please note that this is a limited venue that seats about 50 people. 

The Bannerman Park Gazebo, located in Bannerman park near the entrance from Military Road, is an accessible outdoor space. Bannerman contains paved walkways and multiple seating areas situated throughout the park. If you have accessibility needs, issues with mobility, or require any assistance in accessing this venue, please contact the festival for further information. Parking is available in the Bannerman and Colonial Building parking lots as well as along Bannerman Road. The park is accessible by public transit servicing the downtown area on Metrobus routes 2, 3, 10, and 15.

If you need assistance to enter any of our physical venues, please let our staff know at (709) 330-4599 and we will ensure someone is there to meet you at the time of the event.

For more information on public transit available in the St. John’s area, please visit www.metrobus.com

Tuckamore 2021: First Light Centre for Performance and Creativity. Photo by Ritche Perez.


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