About Us
We provide a facility to assist the disabled, elderly and mobility impaired achieve easier access to countryside events.

History


Event Mobility is a registered charity, established in 1998/9 to provide access to shows and events for the disabled, elderly and mobility impaired through the short term loan of electric scooters and manual wheelchairs. The charity was the brain child of the founder, Bryan Lupton, who was diagnosed in 1995 with MS and could no longer enjoy “walking the X- country course” at Badminton Horse Trials.  With the use of a loaned mobility scooter he was, once again, able to enjoy what more mobile people could and decided this facility should be available at events throughout the country.  As a result, with the help of Jeremy Soper, a close relative, Event Mobility was born and in March 1999, became a registered charity (No. 1074608).

 

During the first season, utilising borrowed scooters and wheelchairs, Event Mobility attended six events Yorkshire to Somerset.

 

A number of grants, including one from the National Lotteries Charity Board in 1999, enabled the charity to purchase 45 mobility scooters and 10 manual wheelchairs all of which were transported in one 40ft trailer establishing a self-sufficient service.

 

By 2005 the shows attended by the charity rose to 35 assisting over 4,000 people. 

 

In 2015 Event Mobility became incorporated.  At the end of the 2016 season Event Mobility attended 78 shows and assisted over 5,000 people.  With 3 full time members of staff, volunteers from the Lions Club and other areas, the charity will attend over 80 events in 2017.

 

The charity now has four 40’ trailers and one 7.5 ton lorry with a fleet of 300 mobility scooters and 100 manual wheelchairs. 

 

There are over 10 million disabled people in the UK, and many thousands more are elderly and suffer from impaired mobility, restricting their quality of life.  Many families are directly or indirectly affected by disability alone.  Event Mobility helps the whole family enjoy a day out.

 

Only the mobility impaired can appreciate the elation of being free and able to participate in occasions that were previously taken for granted.  Event Mobility helps them realise this wish.

 

For further information and a list of shows and events being attended by Event Mobility visit our website www.eventmobility.org.uk email info@eventmobility.org.uk or phone 01386 725391.

 

 


Event Mobility is a registered charity, established in 1998/9 to provide access to shows and events for the disabled, elderly and mobility impaired through the short term loan of electric scooters and manual wheelchairs. The charity was the brain child of the founder, Bryan Lupton, who was diagnosed in 1995 with MS and could no longer enjoy “walking the X- country course” at Badminton Horse Trials.  With the use of a loaned mobility scooter he was, once again, able to enjoy what more mobile people could and decided this facility should be available at events throughout the country.  As a result, with the help of Jeremy Soper, a close relative, Event Mobility was born and in March 1999, became a registered charity (No. 1074608).

 

During the first season, utilising borrowed scooters and wheelchairs, Event Mobility attended six events Yorkshire to Somerset.

 

A number of grants, including one from the National Lotteries Charity Board in 1999, enabled the charity to purchase 45 mobility scooters and 10 manual wheelchairs all of which were transported in one 40ft trailer establishing a self-sufficient service.

 

By 2005 the shows attended by the charity rose to 35 assisting over 4,000 people. 

 

In 2015 Event Mobility became incorporated.  At the end of the 2016 season Event Mobility attended 78 shows and assisted over 5,000 people.  With 3 full time members of staff, volunteers from the Lions Club and other areas, the charity will attend over 80 events in 2017.

 

The charity now has four 40’ trailers and one 7.5 ton lorry with a fleet of 300 mobility scooters and 100 manual wheelchairs. 

 

There are over 10 million disabled people in the UK, and many thousands more are elderly and suffer from impaired mobility, restricting their quality of life.  Many families are directly or indirectly affected by disability alone.  Event Mobility helps the whole family enjoy a day out.

 

Only the mobility impaired can appreciate the elation of being free and able to participate in occasions that were previously taken for granted.  Event Mobility helps them realise this wish.

 

For further information and a list of shows and events being attended by Event Mobility visit our website www.eventmobility.org.uk email info@eventmobility.org.uk or phone 01386 725391.