Autscape 2024: Autistic Joy
Wednesday 28 August – Saturday 31 August 2024
The Hayes, Swanwick, Derbyshire

Group with guitar in the courtyard at The Hayes
There is always plenty to do at Autscape, inside and out – but everything is optional. Photo by HP

Registration is now open! See the presentations.


Autscape is a conference with a difference. Rather than talking to a primarily non-autistic audience about autism, this conference is specifically by and for autistic people. Some of it isn't even about autism at all! Non-autistic people are also welcome, but the environment and content of the event are centred around autistic people’s needs, interests and sensitivities.

Autscape lasts three days in which there are workshops, leisure activities, social opportunities, and more, all specifically oriented to the needs and preferences of autistic people.

All the money Autscape raises goes into running the best possible Autscape conference for participants and making Autscape a stronger organisation for the future. Please consider donating to help keep Europe's first autistic-run conference going and reduce participant fees!


13 July 2024 Booking for the concurrent Autscape 2024 online event is now open! Presentations from the live event will be streamed on Zoom, and there will be opportunities to meet & socialise on Discord. We are also trying out a hybrid meeting where you could interact with people at the live conference. Tickets are just £10 and can be booked via this Ticket Tailor page.
13 July 2024 The registration deadline for the in-person event has been extended to 27th July. That is the maximum the venue will let us extend it.
20 June 2024 Autscape registration is now also open for days-only tickets.
20 May 2024 Autscape registration is now open for residential places! Registration for day-only places will open when the exact schedule of presentations is available in a few weeks. Bookings close on Saturday 13th July, so please book soon to avoid disappointment!
10 May 2024 The list of presentations in the main programme is available.
20 Dec 2023 The Autscape board has issued a statement addressing questions and concerns that have arisen about a former volunteer at Autscape.

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Introducing Autscape (video)