Disabled Parking Spaces

There are disabled parking spaces in all town centre pay & display council car parks. There are disabled spaces available in Sandgate, Blue Bell Lane, Mansion House and Drovers Lane car park. There is also 3 hr free parking in Sainsbury’s. Please see parking information page for maps and details. Please also visit road closure and parking suspension page for more details and to help you plan your visit.

Viewing area for wheelchair users & carers

For the fire and lantern procession through town at 6.30pm there will be an area in front of Natwest Bank reserved for wheelchair users and their carers, or people unable to stand for longer periods of time, to watch the procession from. This is stewarded.

Programme & Maps

The programme and maps of the event will be release closer to the time.


If you have any access related enquiries please contact Eden Arts on 01768 899444 or email On the day of the event please do not hesitate to ask a steward, who will wearing hi-vis vests or approach the information stand situated next to the Clock Tower.

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