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The January–July 2024 Print Guide Has Landed!

The January–July 2024 Access Scottish Theatre print guide is here! The latest issue of the guide includes well over 100 BSL-interpreted, audio-described, captioned and relaxed performances from Ayr to Inverness. You can pick up a copy of the guide at any of our partner venues or at some local libraries (if your library doesn’t have […]

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House Lights Up!

In 2020/2021, with theatre activity paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BOP was supported by Federation of Scottish Theatre to redirect Access Scottish Theatre resources to undertake a research project called House Lights Up! The aim of this research was to understand what the arts sector could do to further remove barriers and improve the […]

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House Lights Up: Coming Soon

House Lights Up: Researching Relaxed Performances for Neurodivergent Audiences in Scotland In the twelve years since Access Scottish Theatre was conceived, we have worked to promote a range of events that were made accessible through audio description, BSL interpretation and captioning; providing advice and support to the AST membership about how to pesent these events […]

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Submarine Time Machine – Accessible Performance

  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 […]

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D/deaf friendly performances at manipulate 2017

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 […]

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Welcome to our new website

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 […]

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