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Blue Badge Access Awards

October 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Blue Badge Access Awards are celebrating exceptional approaches to accessibility and inclusive design across the world.

About this Event

Join us on the 7th October to celebrate venues and organisations, from across the globe, that welcome all with ‘style and accessibility’.

There are 11 awards to be given at the prestigious Landau Restaurant at the Langham Hotel – an intimate, relaxed yet lively setting for what will be a fun night with special guests and inclusive entertainment.

Included in the price of your ticket will be drinks and canapés throughout the evening.

We are a social enterprise with big ambitions to drive change and so are extremely grateful for any extra donations you are able to make. All our revenues go back into growing the awards. Any donations over £25 will enter you into a prize draw.

Bespoke Hotels and Addition Collection have kindly donated a range of fantastic prizes. Prize draws include a 2-night stay for 2 plus a complimentary dinner on one night including a bottle of house wine. Donations at any level will be entered into a draw to win one of Addition Collection’s DRINK universal glass holders.

Prize draw for donations over £25

2 nights + dinner @ The White Horse, Dorking
DRINK universal glass holder

Prize draw for donations over £50

2 nights + dinner @ The Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden
DRINK universal glass holder

Prize draw for donations over £100

2 nights + dinner @ Hotel Gotham, Manchester.
DRINK universal glass holder
A personal thank you from us on our website

Come & see what inclusion really looks like and help celebrate amazing people, venues and organisations that have made all feel welcome.

The awards include:

  • Arnold Fewell Award – Most Inclusive Building/Interior
  • Best Hotel (Upmarket & Boutique/Bespoke Award)
  • Best Restaurant (Upmarket/Conran Award & Budget)
  • Best Bar (Upmarket & Budget)
  • Best Accessible Toilet
  • Ludicrous Loo
  • Above & Beyond (Hospitality & Corporates)
  • Euan’s Guide, People’s Choice Award
  • Best Venue in a Listed Building
  • Inclusive Employment, Leonard Cheshire Award
  • Employee of the Year Award

We are proud to be supported by RIBA, The Caterer, HEWI, Dyson, Marshall, Tattinger, The Telegraph, Guarantee Laundries, Conran + Partners, BVS, Design Council, TravelClick, Euan’s Guide and EP.

P.S.The venue if fully accessible one entrance is via lift and a second one is via a ramp. There is a disabled WC. Changing space can be made available on request.

Please note hotel stays in our prize draws are not able to be booked over a Saturday night.

Organiser of Blue Badge Access Awards

Three partners have come together to create the only global awards ceremony that celebrates venues & organisations that have exceptional accessibility & style….

Blue Badge Style is the UK’s first and only app and website guide to help the less-able lead an exciting social life, because style and disability are not mutually exclusive. Established by Fiona Jarvis in 2012, it aims to give its community a positive, stylish and cool experience, wherever they go or whatever they do. Fiona first realised she might have MS when she kept falling off her high-heels! That was over 25 years ago and today she uses a wheelchair to glide through life.

Bespoke Hotels have created a design award so that every visitor to a hotel feels like a first class citizen. Architects and designers can submit their ideas in January 2020 for a cash prize. More information will be made available at the Awards ceremony.

Leonard Cheshire are a charity that support individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.


October 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Langham
1C Portland Place
London, W1B 1JA United Kingdom
07738 493 827


Bespoke Hotels
07738 493 827