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Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254

  • Free
  • Relaxed Opening
A woman sits on a mat in the corner of a room with yellow walls. She is wearing headphones, holding a cushion, and looking upwards.
Jason and the Adventure of 254, an exhibition by Jason Wilsher-Mills at Wellcome Collection., Gallery photo: Benjamin Gilbert. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

What you’ll do

If you need additional support to enjoy the exhibition ‘Jason and the Adventure of 254’, join us for a friendly Relaxed Opening. We want you to feel comfortable to be yourself and experience the exhibition in a way that is right for you.  

To help you prepare for your visit you can use the Visual Story.

You will find:

  • extra staff available to help you 
  • fewer people in the exhibition 
  • sensory-support equipment (including ear defenders, tinted glasses and visors, stim toys and weighted lap pads) 
  • comfortable cushions and mats if you need to sit or lie down in the exhibition  
  • a chill-out space.  

If you need a space away from the exhibition at any time, you can come to our Chill-Out Room. In this room, there will be low lighting, comfortable seating, cushions, mats and space to move around and be yourself. You can also make use of ear defenders, earplugs, board games, stim toys and materials with different textures. 

There are five Relaxed Openings. The events in May, August and November are during our normal opening hours, and the rest of the building will be open and in use. The Relaxed Openings in July and January will be after our normal hours, and the rest of the building will be closed. 

Dates

Events

Sunday 21 July 2024

  • Relaxed Opening
Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254
Gallery 2
The rest of our building will be closed during this Relaxed Opening.

Tickets via Eventbrite

Friday 23 August 2024

  • Relaxed Opening
Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254
Gallery 2
The rest of our building will be open as usual during this Relaxed Opening.

Tickets via Eventbrite

Thursday 7 November 2024

  • Relaxed Opening
Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254
Gallery 2
The rest of our building will be open as usual during this Relaxed Opening.
Booking opens Thursday 26 September 2024 16:00

Saturday 4 January 2025

  • Relaxed Opening
Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254
Gallery 2
The rest of our building will be closed during this Relaxed Opening.
Booking opens Thursday 21 November 2024 16:00

Past events

Thursday 9 May 2024

  • Relaxed Opening
Relaxed Openings of Jason and the Adventure of 254
Gallery 2
The rest of our building will be open as usual until 20:00 during this Relaxed Opening. The exhibition, Chill-Out Room and front doors will be open until 20:30 for Relaxed Opening ticketholders.

Need to know

Location

We’ll be in Gallery 2. To get there, go up the stairs or take the lift to level 1.

Place not guaranteed

Booking a ticket for a free event does not guarantee you a place. You should aim to arrive 15 minutes before the event is scheduled to start to claim your place. If you do not arrive on time, your place may be given to someone on the waiting list.

Waiting list

If this event is fully booked, you may still be able to attend. We will operate a waiting list, which opens 30 minutes before this event starts. Arrive early, and we’ll give you a numbered ticket. If there are any unfilled places just before the start time, we will invite you to enter in order of ticket number.

For more information, please visit our Accessibility page. If you have any queries about accessibility, please email us at access@wellcomecollection.org or call 0 2 0. 7 6 1 1. 2 2 2 2

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