Making the arts accessible during a pandemic

Want to hear something ironic? This year I’ve seen more theatre than I did last year. And no, I didn’t cram in lots of shows in January and February, in fact I didn’t see any shows in those months. So how when theatres and arts venues have been closed since March and many have not been able to re-open their doors to audiences is this … Continue reading Making the arts accessible during a pandemic

The Power of The Arts- why the arts are important

In a previous post Save The Arts, I spoke about how the arts are in a danger as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic and unfortunately, they are still in a precarious situation. Today, I want to talk about why the arts are important, the power they possess and why the danger they are in could have far-reaching effects. Perhaps you’re someone who has … Continue reading The Power of The Arts- why the arts are important

What are accessible performances?

I’ve done a few posts now listing accessible performances however I thought it might be useful to do a post explaining what is meant by the term “accessible performance” or “assisted performance” (which you might hear instead). In this post, I’ll try to give a deeper understanding of what makes a performance accessible, what different types of accessible performance there are, what is meant by … Continue reading What are accessible performances?

Accessible Theatre Listings South Wales June- December 2019

Below you will find details of accessible shows and performances that are available in theatres across South Wales from June to the end of December 2019, including panto dates. Accessible performances are suitable for people with a range of disabilities and conditions to enable more people to enjoy and experience a performance. For more detailed information about what accessible performances are and who they are … Continue reading Accessible Theatre Listings South Wales June- December 2019

Accessible Theatre Listings North Wales June- December 2019

Below you will find details of accessible shows and performances that are available in theatres across North Wales from June to the end of December 2019, including panto dates. For more detailed information about what accessible performances are and who they are suited to see my post, What are accessible performances? By clicking on the name of each venue it will direct you to their … Continue reading Accessible Theatre Listings North Wales June- December 2019

Kinky Boots Review (including chronic illness perspective)

I put my best foot back into the theatrical world last week with my first show of the year by seeing the fabulous Kinky Boots at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. Kinky Boots the show that needs more than your average national tour’s supply of gaffa tape! Just like one of Lola’s sparkly red designs, it’s been a musical that’s been blinking away at me for a … Continue reading Kinky Boots Review (including chronic illness perspective)