Abseil Event Information
1st July 2017
Walsall Arts Centre
This is a 30M descent down the side of the iconic gallery in the centre of Walsall.
The information contained in this document is essential event information and we request that you read and accept the details enclosed
The address for the centre is:
The New Art Gallery Walsall
- Please arrive on time.
- Wear sensible clothes and footwear. Trainers are ideal with sports clothes,
E.g. Sweaters/windproof jackets. Hair should be tied back and jewellery removed if possible.
- Proceed to registration which will be outside and in front of the main reception .
- Participants will register their arrival and complete an AEUK/Eight Point Two indemnity form.
- Participants will be checked that they have NO items in their pockets.
- Participants will be directed to the P.P.E fitting/abseil briefing area.
- Equipment will be fitted and the participants shown/escorted to the abseil station.
- Participants will abseil
- Participants will be directed back to the registration area.
- First Aid will be available from the instructors.
- Toilets are available inside the Gallery
- Spectators can view the abseil descent from the pedestrian area outside the Gallery
- A safe area will be clearly marked below the abseil and spectators should not enter these areas under any circumstances.
- Participants must be aged 14.
- Go Pros can be worn when completing the event. They must be attached to the helmet we provide with an elastic strap.