Venues 2019

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Hello fabulous storytellers and listeners! Here is our annual rundown on the accessibility of our event venues. If we are missing information or anything is incorrect, we encourage you to message us and let us know! If there are accessibility features you’d like to see incorporated in the future, please let us know that too. In St. John’s – especially downtown – it can be challenging to find accessible venues, but each year we manage to get at least a couple more. Here’s our list for this year:

AC Hunter Children’s Library (downstairs in the Arts & Culture Centre) 125 Allandale Rd, St. John’s, NL A1B 3A3

– accessible entrance and event room – accessible washrooms (gendered) – parking lot

Gower Street United Church – lecture hall (basement) 99 Queens Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 6M6

– Ramp to back door – Accessible washrooms (gendered) – Street parking
Entrance to Gower United!

Lee York Kids 207A Kenmount Rd, St. John’s, NL A1B 3P9

– Studio (bottom floor) and café (main floor) accessible from outside Accessible washroomsParking lot  

MUN Botanical Gardens 306 Mt Scio Rd, St. John’s, NL A1B 4L6

– outdoor trails – some hilly areas, unpaved – Main building (in event of rain): no automatic door; accessible entrance and washrooms

Rocket Bakery – the Rocket Room (upstairs) 272 Water St, St. John’s, NL A1C 1B7

– a (roughly) 30 degree grade hill, unpaved, from Duckworth Street to the back entrance – 34 stairs from main floor to the Rocket Room – gender neutral washrooms on second and third floors

The Rooms 9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John’s, NL A1C 5P9

– accessible entrance and event space, via elevator – accessible washrooms – pay parking lot

The Royal Regatta Boathouse 10 Clancey Dr, St. John’s, NL A1C 5J2

– elevator to second floor – accessible washrooms – stair count to come!

The Ship Pub 265 Duckworth St, St. John’s, NL A1C 1G9

– 15 stairs down to the entrance – gendered washrooms