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Audio-described event at the Wellcome Collection

…Clare Conley joined members of staff from the Wellcome Collection and a number of blind and partially sighted people for an audio-described evening, following on from audio description, visual…

Audio description and dance

…and other styles in between. And you’re describing an activity that is probably quite alien to many viewers, with or without sight. What are those people doing with their legs…

Blindness

…Within days an epidemic of blindness has spread through the city. The government tries to quarantine the contagion by herding the newly blind people into an empty asylum. But their…

The Interval, #12, disability in museums

…for the Blind was just one of eight locations associated with deaf and disabled people in Bristol, Liverpool and London & the South East, whose histories were explored as part…

Exploring Kettle’s Yard through touch

…Cambridge art gallery and house, Kettle’s Yard, is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire Older People’s Enterprise (COPE) on a new programme called Talking Together. Available to people living in…

Would you like to join the VocalEyes User Panel?

…sighted people want and expect from audio-described theatre performances, audio-described events at museums, galleries and heritage sites and any other aspects of access to the arts. We plan to hold…

Jackie Hagan: This Is Not A Safe Space

…Audio described in-house. Jackie Hagan reveals the real voices of proper skint disabled people in her new solo show that aims to get people to sit up, listen and…

The Interval, #18, accessible culture online

…humour, and real status as a community poet, he is unique.” (Peter Forbes). Linton Kwesi Johnson: “…the popular music of Jamaica, the music of the people, is an essentially experiential…

Visual awareness training for customer-facing staff

…eye conditions people may have. Practical guiding, including stairs and doorways. Etiquette around talking with and about people who are blind or partially sighted. Guide Dogs: what they do, their…

Audio description in Parisian theatre

…staff. In 2015, they audio described about 152 shows across France, with 1,920 people making use of the service. In general, the number of described shows offered in Paris is…

Beauty and the Beast ballet workshop

…an enhanced experience of the performance. Lee finds herself doing a pirouette when she least expected it and talks to other blind and partially sighted people about their experience of…

The Interval, #2

…springtime has to offer. In collaboration with BBC Springwatch Elizabeth Guntrip pioneered Wildlife from my Window – a way for disabled people unable to leave their homes to share their…

Audio description and Shakespeare

…I am not going to say that Shakespeare wrote with a visually impaired audience in mind, but he is aware of how blind people were aided or restricted in society,…

Opera North: Pre-recorded audio description

…throughout the UK have not been accessible to anyone who cannot see the displayed surtitles, as they have all been sung in their original languages. In my work as an…

The perfect theatre audio description technology

…trends in people’s thinking and publish a second article here. Perhaps this could form a brief for a technology company interested in pursuing some of the ideas. No system is…

The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage

…Audio described by VocalEyes. Philip Pullman sets The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage twelve years before his epic His Dark Materials trilogy. Two young people and their…

Museum and Heritage Access Survey 2020

…neurodivergent people resident in the UK and those visiting. This report also plays a role in the broader Audience Access Alliance, of which VocalEyes and Stagetext are members, which campaigns…

Fire ! Fire !

…350 years ago one of the most infamous disasters struck London – the Great Fire of 1666. Experience the destruction of London through the eyes of people who were…

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