INCLUDING YOU TENT
Our Voice our Choice is enormously proud to partner with Maitland City Council to facilitate the Including You Event tent for the flagship events in the 2019-2020 Financial Year.
These events include Riverlights Multicultural Festival, Bitter & Twisted, New Year's Eve & Australia Day Celebrations, Taste Festival and Hunter Valley Steamfest.
Our Voice Our Choice (OVOC) are passionate about inclusion for all persons who may be living with a disability, their families and caregivers as well as other people with mobility issues.
The Including You Event Tent is located in quieter areas of each event, with sensory corners and chill zones, it is for all members of the community needing a reprieve from the activities of the event. There are wheelchairs, frames and canes available for loan at no charge to assist people with disabilities to enjoy the events.
Nov 2nd & 3rd 2019
The Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival, commonly known as ‘Bitter & Twisted’ is the coming together of like minded people to celebrate three great things – music, food and most obviously……beer. Held annually on the first weekend in November, Bitter & Twisted is confined within the walls of the former maximum security prison, Maitland Gaol
PRD Nationwide Hunter Valley presents New Year's Eve 2019
Each year families from across Maitland flock to the banks of the Hunter River to welcome in the new year with food, fun and fireworks. Regarded as one of the most spectacular displays of New Year’s Eve fireworks in the Hunter region, Maitland also offers live entertainment, kids’ activities, festival food and plenty of room for twilight picnics.