• ‘One of the UK’s best festivals’


    Accessible to everyone

    The FOCUS Wales Festival is for everyone. Our goal is to make our conference and festivals as accessible as possible to the largest number of people. We are always looking at ways to remove barriers to make everyone feel as welcome and involved as possible.

    If you have any questions or issues relating to accessibility at FOCUS Wales, please do not hesitate to contact sarah@focuswales.com or call 01978 345230. Any access related queries will be responded to within 5 working days.


    As FOCUS Wales is a multi-venue festival, inhabiting many independent venues, accessibility differs throughout the festival. See below for a full list of venues and their physical accessibility. Please contact the venues for further information on their policies and facilities.

    Venue tours are available upon request ahead of the festival for people who are visually impaired. Please contact sarah@focuswales.com to arrange a venue tour.

    Tickets for Personal Assistants/Carers

    FOCUS Wales are able to provide personal assistance tickets for customers who would otherwise be unable to attend a show. If you require a ticket for your PA/Carer ticket, please contact sarah@focuswales.com to arrange.

    Attitude is Everything ‘Mystery Shoppers’

    We are working with Attitude is Everything to improve the accessibility of our festival. AisE recruit Mystery Shoppers to assess venues and festivals accessibility. To find out more visit http://www.attitudeiseverything.org.uk/mystery-shopping

    Physical Accessibility of FOCUS Wales Venues 2024 

    The Rockin’ ChairLevel access via back/stage door. No accessible route from main door – steep stairs (upwards). Access to be arrange ahead of the show by contacting sarah@focuswales.com
    St Giles Parish ChurchLevel access on paved drive through Davies’ Brothers gates to reach wide timber doors with level threshold. Accessible toilet available.
    Penny Black / XS Level access to entrance. ‘Room 1’ access via a set of 3 steps. Access to ‘Room 2’ by a flight of steep stairs. There is no lift in this venue.
    William Aston HallRamped access through main University entrance, accessibility lift up to hall, or 4 steps. Accessible toilet available.
    Ty Pawb Level access from Chester Street and Market Street. Accessible toilet available.
    Hwb Cymraeg, Queens SquareLevel access. No toilet facilities, closest at Saith Seren or Llwyn Isaf.
    Saith Seren Level access. Accessible toilet available.
    The Royal OakLevel access. Accessible toilet available.
    Old No.7 BarAccess to performance space via small set of steps. No ramp or lift available. No accessible toilet facilities, closest at The Royal Oak.
    The Fat BoarLevel access to main room and top deck of beer garden area. Lower level of beer garden accessible via side entrance. Accessible toilet available.
    The ParishLevel access. No accessible toilet facilities, closest at The Royal Oak.
    The Wynnstay Arms Hotel Level access via hotel reception/car park entrance. Lift to function room. Accessible toilet available.
    The Star Café Level access. No accessible toilet available, closest at The Wynnstay or The Fat Boar
    Hope Street Church Level access. Accessible toilet available.
    LevantLift access. Accessible toilet available.
    Llwyn Isaf Outdoor venue on grass with track flooring from concrete path into venue. Viewing platform available for those less able to stand, please contact sarah@focuswales.com to arrange


    For Wrexham Council Car Parks contact :

    W.C.B.C. Car Park Section

    Transportation and Engineering

    Crown Buildings, PO Box 1293


    01978 297166


    Island Green: Long Stay : DF
    St. Marks: Long Stay : DF
    Rhosddu Road: DF
    Library: 2 hours max. : 15 D
    Guildhall: 2 hours max. : 4 D
    St. Giles: 3 hours max. : 4 D
    Water World: Long Stay : 16 D
    Peoples Market: 9 D
    Eagles Meadow: 13 D
    Market Street: 2 hours max. : 9 D
    St. Georges Crescent: 3 hours max. : 5 D
    P & D = Pay and Display : D = Disabled Spaces
    DF = Free Parking for Blue Badge Scheme Permit Holders


    Train Information

    08457 484950
    0845 60 40 500 (Welsh)
    0845 60 50 600 (Textphone)

    Bus Information


    0870 608 2608

    Wrexham County Borough Council Bus Enquiry Services

    01978 266166

    Flintshire County Council

    01352 704035

    Denbighshire County Council

    01824 706 968

    Traveline Cymru

    0800 464 00 00

    All Wales Public Transport Information Line

    0870 6082608

    Community Transport (Charriots)

    01978 312888


    Tel: 01978 312390
    Fax: 01978 262457
    Minicom: 01978 262601

    Tourist Information

    01978 292015


    Download a copy of the 2024 Accesibilty information.

    Accessibility 2024