Archive for July, 2012

All the Bells – what happens when London 2012 fails to add subtitles

Curious to find out what all this bell ringing lark was about that takes place at percisly 8.12 am on Friday 27th July 2012 is about I watched the video of Martin Creed talking about this in ALL THE BELLS on you tube. As with ALL of the videos produced by London 2012 and Cultural Olympipad this was another one that WASNT SUBTITLED. Being deaf I wanted to know what Martin was saying so I used You Tube’s automatic captioning facility (the CC button)... 
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Subtitled film screening Sat 25 August 2012 Waterlow Park, London

You’ve got a chance to vote for the film you’d most like to see at the Pop up Screens SUBTITLED cinema screening on Saturday 25th August in Waterlow Park in Camden, London  (doors 7pm, film starts 8.30pm). This event is hot on the heels of Secret Cinema which saw a packed house of 150 cinema goers there just to see a subtitled screening of Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’. You can vote here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DGX3HZH Here’s... 
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Category Digital

The Killers Tickets- Anyone Got a Brick Wall I Can Borrow?

Hello readers, Samantha here again, with yet another woeful tale of appalling concert ticket access. De Ja Vu anyone? Yeah, me too. Unfortunately, this is a daily experience for people with disabilities. Well, it is if you want to attend stuff, maybe the message is I should just stay home instead. So, this time, it’s The Killers, playing O2 Academy Leeds on 17th August, as a warm up date for their V Festival appearance. I began trying to get... 
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