Disabled motorists and their families can explore all their mobility options with ease this summer, by heading to the Motability One Big Day event at Glow, Bluewater in Kent on Tuesday 9 July 2013. The One Big Day event will showcase a wide range of cars available on the Motability Scheme, as well as a whole host of fun family activities throughout the day such as meeting Billy the Bear and free goodie bags.

Hosted by Motability, the leading car scheme for disabled people, the One Big Day event at Glow, in Bluewater shopping centre, Kent will have more than 50 cars on display from 14 manufacturers including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs), and a wide range of adaptations, scooters and powered wheelchairs. Motability advisors and specialists from WAV and adaptations companies will be on hand to offer guidance and advice. Visitors will also be able to book in for free test drives in a range of both standard and adapted cars.

In addition to this, visitors to One Big Day can enjoy a free cup of tea, coffee or a soft drink. Family entertainment including free face painting, balloon modelling and appearances from Motability mascot ‘Billy the Bear’ will ensure the whole family has a great day out. Parking is free and scooters and wheelchairs are available for hire.

Mike Betts chief executive, Motability Operations explains:

“The Motability One Big Day events have continued to grow in popularity with more and more people coming along each year. We’ve increased the size and scope of the events for 2013, holding five One Big Days across the UK. This is our first year at Glow, Bluewater and we’re really looking forward to meeting lots of new people there. We’ve worked hard to ensure that the events include family activities, specialist advisors and even more cars, scooters and adapted vehicles to test drive than ever before.”

The One Big Day event at Glow, Bluewater in Kent is taking place on Tuesday 9 July between 9am and 4pm.

Full details on all the Motability One Big Day events can be found at http://www.motability.co.uk/onebigday.

For more information on leasing a car through the Motability Scheme, visit motability.co.uk or call 0800 953 7000