What's On

For useful links to other providers of audio description around the country visit the Audio Description Links page. And to find out about what is on offer at Museums, Galleries, and Heritage Sites where we have worked in partnership to provide greater access for blind and partially sighted people do visit the Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sites page.

Ralph Fiennes photographed by Miles Aldridge
Date: Sat 23rd Jul 2016 Time: 1.30pm

Ralph Fiennes returns to the Almeida to play Shakespeare's most notorious villain in a new production directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold. Vanessa Redgrave makes her Almeida debut as Queen Margaret.
 

  • Ticket Price: £19 - £26
  • Touch Tour Time: 11.15am
  • Ticket Office Number: 020 7288 4999
legally Blond Publicity Image (NW)
Date: Sat 23rd Jul 2016 Time: 2.30pm

This hilarious and heart-warming show follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams - with chihuahua, Bruiser by her side every step of the way.
 

  • Ticket Price: FROM £10.00
  • Touch Tour Time: 1.30pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 01473 295 900
Limestone head from a temple. Selinous, Sicily, c. 540–510 BC. Museo Archeologico Regionale ‘A Salinas’, Palermo. © Regione Siciliana
Date: Sat 23rd Jul 2016 Time: 4pm

 This exhibition tells Sicily’s fascinating stories – from the arrival of the Greeks and their encounters with the Phoenicians and other settlers, to the extraordinary period of enlightenment under Norman rule in the 11th to 13th centuries. The event includes a handling session with the curator and a live audio described tour of the exhibition. The event is free but places are limited and booking is essential.

  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Ticket Office Number: 020 7323 8971
The spoils Publicity Image
Date: Mon 25th Jul 2016 Time: 7.30pm

Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn’t even like Ben. He bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and win her back.

  • Ticket Price: £35 (Reduced From £59.50), Carer goes free
  • Touch Tour Time: 6pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0844 871 7677
Date: Tue 26th Jul 2016 Time: 3pm

Find out about children from 1 million years ago through to the twentieth century through this audio descriptive talk and tour.  This tour is part of the University of Cambridge Museums Group programme of events for blind and partially sighted adults delivered by staff trained in audio description techniques by VocalEyes.

  • Ticket Price: Free but booking essential
  • Touch Tour Time: N/A
  • Ticket Office Number: 01223 332 904