In line with recommendations from the government that all performance venues close to the public, we have updated the listings for March & April 2020 to show that all accessible performances happening during this time have been cancelled.
We are liaising with all AST partner venues and will be updating the information about listings for performances after May when more information has been published by the government.
Access Scottish Theatre lists accessible performances happening across Scotland. The guide covers:
Audio Description – live or recorded verbal description for blind and visually impaired audience members
BSL Interpretation – British Sign Language interpretation of the spoken and artistic content
Captioning – Live text of the spoken word and sound effects on stage
Relaxed Performances – performances that have been adapted for people on the autistic spectrum or people who could benefit from a more relaxed environment
There are various ways that you can search for performances. For instance, you could do this by access service or location. Performance listings will provide you with key information about the event and the access provision. Venue pages provide you with information about access at the venue.
Due to the site-specific location of Submarine Time Machine, there is no level access to this production. For audiences with level access requirements National Theatre of Scotland are providing an alternative experience of Submarine Time Machine in their new headquarters Rockvilla. See below for more details. To celebrate the National Theatre of Scotland’s move […]
Please note, this trailer contains no spoken word or narration. Puppet Animation Scotland presents the 10th edition of manipulate Visual Theatre Festival, Saturday 28 January – Saturday 4 February at the Traverse Theatre, its innovative international festival of visual theatre and animated film. manipulate has always strived to bring outstanding and inspiring visual theatre to […]
Welcome to our new website! Access Scottish Theatre was established in 2009 by the Federation of Scottish Theatre to make finding out about accessible performances in Scotland easier for audiences. AST started as simply a print guide – it has now grown to a monthly e:bulletin and this new website. Why have we redesigned the […]