It’s no secret that I love a Rock ‘n’ Roll pantomime, in fact it was the first incarnation of this show written by Pete Rowe at Theatr Clwyd twenty one years ago that made me want to work in theatre. However, due to all things Covid and no social distanced seating I didn’t think I’d be getting to see a panto this year. But just … Continue reading New Wolsey Theatre Jack and the Beanstalk Live Stream review
I’ve been looking forward to seeing this show ever since Steph (who came up with the concept for the show and also acts in it) won a grant to develop her idea from Unlimited. And here it finally is. Although in a completely different format than first imagined having been created for online streaming as Taking Flight and Deaf and Fabulous Productions continue to explore making theatre and creative access for digital performance.
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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
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
“We live in a society that places the expectation of change on D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse people. Adapt or put up with not being able to access something. Almost as if it’s blaming us.” Continue reading The invisible struggle of being a disability advocate
The Arts in the UK are in danger as a result the Covid 19 pandemic. With no financial support from the UK government to protect them whilst they have been closed and unable to rely on the majority of their income streams and no clear indication as to when live performances might be able to resume the future of the arts looks bleak. There … Continue reading Save The Arts
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?
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
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