The Hynt Card

Hynt is a national card scheme that entitles cardholders to a ticket free of charge for personal assistants or carers across participating theatres and venues in Wales.  It is also a resource for anyone who needs specific access information to plan a trip to the theatre, as their website provides relevant and up to date arts updates.

The Hynt website is on the following link:


Hynt is an Arts Council of Wales initiative managed by Creu Cymru in partnership with Diverse Cymru and aims to be a single national access scheme for disabled customers and their carers.

In Wales,  Creu Cymru is a development agency for the arts and Diverse Cymru is an organisation committed to supporting people faced with all aspects of inequality and discrimination..

At elliotshill as we plan our excursions to art centres and theatres, especially for the oncoming pantomime season having a Hynt card for those we support will be a real advantage.

To get your card and as part of the Hynt application process, you will need to include evidence demonstrating that you, or the person you are completing the application for, meets the following eligibility criteria:

  • Enhanced or Standard PIP Daily Living Component
  • High or Middle rate DLA Care Component
  • High Rate Attendance Allowance
  • Certificate of Visual Impairment
  • War Disablement Pension
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  • Direct Payments
  • Social Services Care Package
  • Continuous Healthcare Package
  • Dual Sensory impairment


You will also need to send some paperwork confirming that you, or the person you are applying for, are in receipt of benefits and you may need to send a letter from your relevant Local Authority confirming the receipt of a social care package. 


If you would like to know more about the Hynt card or the elliotshill planned trips to the pantomime and other shows please contact:



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