Archive for visual impairment

Barbican Access Tickets for Hamlet: Clarifications and FOI requests

Hello again, everyone. Many thanks to all of you that read and commented on my last blog on Barbican’s access arrangements for Hamlet, either here or on Twitter. The blog generated a lot of discussion, mostly on twitter, and there are some interesting comments on the blog too. I’ll draw your attention to the comment from Alice, who is a wheelchair user and had an easier time getting tickets, which demonstrates some of the inequalities... 
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How deaf people will be missing out on the Jubilee Celebrations this bank holiday

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Battle for accessible tickets – update Arsenal Football Club respond

Samantha’s frustrations and hurdles she has had to jump through just to get tickets for Coldplay and her complaints about the inaccessible seating arrangements at Arsenal Emirates Stadium have prompted a response … The same section responsible for the Disabled ticket booking system at Arsenal are going to: “… fully consider all the points raised by Samantha … about the problems she had with booking her Coldplay tickets,... 
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Battle for Accessible tickets- de ja vu!

Guest post by Samantha On April 12th, one of my favourite artists in the world, Rufus Wainwright, announced an Autumn tour, I was interested in going to several of the gigs. The tickets were due to go on sale on Friday 20th April, but members of Rufus’ website could access the ArtistTickets.com presale on Wednesday 18th, which was online only. I’m visually impaired, and need to attend anything like this with a Personal Assistant/Carer.... 
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National Theatre: Accessibility Experts

I wanted to share another example of how powerful it can be when accessibility is done right… Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be able to see Frankenstein at the National Theatre. In fact, I was lucky enough to see it twice. The leads, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternated the roles of the Creature and Victor Frankenstein. The National do some great accessibility stuff, signed performances, audio described performances,... 
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