UK Theatre and SOLT are working together on training, advocacy and signposting good practice with a view to meeting needs of the workforce, audience and the sector as a whole.
Below are a number of resources to help theatres starting on or improving their accessibility for both audiences and their workforce.
UK Theatre and SOLT's D/deaf and Disabled Access courses.
Access to Work
Arts Council England and Disability Arts Online's: Access to Work: A Guide for the Arts and Culture Sector.
Accessibility guides / charters
Accessible and assisted performances
Some places to find out more information on different types of performances including, but not limited to: BSL, touch tours and captioning:
We are currently asking members for examples of good practice which will appear here as case studies. If you have one you'd like to share with members, please get in contact.
Charities that may be able to help with specific access requirements
Please note - inclusion of these links is not to endorse an impairment-based approach but rather they are specific charities with useful information about removing barriers for their particular user groups:
Currently, there are a number of approaches to accessible ticketing. Both STAR and Attitude is Everything's reports are useful in helping you think through accessible ticketing. Other useful resources
There are lots of useful resources out there depending on what you need to know. You may find what you are looking for from the websites below.
Our Access related blogs
We regularly ask people to write blogs for us on different subjects, here are those related to access.
There are a number of awards you could enter to celebrate the work your theatre is doing, here are some of them: