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Visual awareness training for customer-facing staff

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 relationship…

Chichester Festival Theatre Buddies Scheme

CFT Buddies scheme is a free companion service for audience members who may not feel comfortable or be able to attend a theatre performance alone, or may need a little…

Opera North: Pre-recorded audio description

Alice Gilmour, Community Partnerships and Access Officer for Opera North, tells us about the challenges and benefits of recorded audio description. Making opera accessible is my role at Opera North…

Blitzed: Liverpool lives, photographs made accessible

Kay Jones, Curator of Urban Community History at Museum of Liverpool, tells VocalEyes how the Museum went about building accessible and sensory elements into their latest exhibition Blitzed: Liverpool lives….

Would you like to join the VocalEyes User Panel?

…only able to have a maximum of 12 on the Panel, though companions are welcome to attend over and above this number. At least two or three VocalEyes staff members…

Audio description and Shakespeare

…and his eyes are gouged out. Now blind, he comes across his own son, who is disguised. Edgar, masquerading as Mad Tom, becomes Gloucester’s guide in the world, and takes…

Audio description in Parisian theatre

only financial saving might lie in reduced travel/accommodation costs of a freelancer if a company provides its own AD technician. Setting aside questions of ‘liveness’ and technical quality, recorded description…

The Interval, #2

keep in touch with us by email, Twitter and Facebook. Please support us As you can imagine we are facing a severe loss of income over the coming months due…

Art UK: 25 audio-described sculptures from around the country

Matheson, 1861 https://vocaleyes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Region-1-North-and-West-Scotland-v3-Web-Version-Angus-King-1-2-3-4-v6.mp3   East Scotland, Hospitalfield, William Henry Rinehart, Clytie, 1874 https://vocaleyes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Region-2-East-Scotland-v2-Web-Version-Angus-King-1-2-3-4-v6.mp3   Glasgow and Central Scotland, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Mary Pownell, The Harpy Celaeno, 1902 https://vocaleyes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Region-3-Glasgow-Central-Scotland-v2-Web-Version-Angus-King-1-2-3-4-v6.mp3…

State of Museum Access 2018: call for volunteers

…all be done from home: all you need is a desktop PC or Mac and an internet connection. (We don’t recommend doing this on a phone or tablet.) You don’t…

Flowers For Mrs Harris, Introductory Notes

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Flowers for Mrs Harris is currently streaming from the theatre’s website until the 8th May. It can be reached on https://www.cft.org.uk/flowers-for-mrs-harris-broadcast You can access audio…

The Interval, #21, accessible culture online

Welcome to The Interval (#21), VocalEyes’ weekly selection of accessible cultural experiences available online. At home Extant Theatre’s Flightpaths Digital is now live An animated Goze (a blind female performers…

The Interval, #20, accessible culture online

until Saturday 29 August. If you have any questions please email [email protected]com My Light Shines On: Celebrating Edinburgh’s enduring festival spirit Edinburgh International Festival has commissioned some of Scotland’s major…

The Interval, #19, accessible culture online

in a new digital retelling of the 2019 production, co-commissioned by The Space, premieres on 15 August. Combining animation, aerial movement and creative audio description, Flight Paths is inspired by…

Our services

VocalEyes helps bring arts and culture to life for blind and visually impaired people. We support arts and heritage venues through audio description services, training, consultancy and advice: Theatres Audio…

Describing Diversity

…involved the whole community involved in audio description: blind and visually impaired users of the service, actors, other theatre professionals, and audio describers working around the UK and the world,…

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