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3 Live Performance Venues in Melbourne You Might Not Have Known are Accessibility Friendly

Melbourne is a rich and thriving urban cultural landscape with many entertainment activities to enjoy. From fine coffee and dining experiences, to live performance spaces, there is never a shortage of things to do. With new venues popping up every day, we've chosen our favourite 3 spaces in Melbourne that have gone above and beyond to ensure the comfort of their guests who require special access.

Corner Hotel, Richmond

Tucked behind the Richmond Railway Station on Swan Street is the Corner Hotel. From the moment you arrive, you'll notice the dedicated wheelchair friendly entrance, as well as its proximity to accessible tram platforms. Once inside the venue, you have access to many great features such as:
• large print menus
• ordering assistance cards
• guide dog friendly areas
• companion cards for ticketed events
• seating for people with difficulty standing
• elevated viewing steps
• access to dedicated quiet spaces
• table service if requested

The Corner Hotel has gone to great lengths to be an inclusive space, and is always listening for ways they can improve the accessibility of their venue. Check out www.cornerhotel.com for more information.

Northcote Social Club

Heading North, the Northcote Social Club is an institution, and easily reached by bus, tram, or even an accessible car park at the rear. Aiming to be an accessible space for all, they have incorporated some of the following features:
• large print menus
• ordering assistance cards
• guide dog access
• companion cards for ticketed events
• seating for people with difficulty standing
• assistance to find quiet spaces
• table service if requested

With a number of different styles of seating available and all spaces available to book, you can look forward to a comfortable night out. Northcote Social Club is always open to feedback and suggestions to make their venue more inclusive. Visit www.northcotesocialclub.com for more details.

Arts Centre Melbourne

Located on St Kilda Road, a short tram ride away from Melbourne's CBD, the Arts Centre is dedicated to supporting access and making all feel welcome. From wheelchair access to assistive hearing systems, from tactile tours to performances that are relaxed, Auslan interpreted, open captioned and highly visual - they have every need and interest covered. They are even assistance animal friendly, and provide water bowls on request! Companion Card holders are also eligible for complimentary tickets to all programs and performances. If you require any further information, you can reach their contact centre on 1300 182 183.

 
With so much to see and do (as well as 7 Accessible Must-Do Outdoor Activities in Melbourne), now is the time to get out there and enjoy all Melbourne has to offer.

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