Accessible Events

Chesterfield Theatres has a range of accessible events, from audio described and captioned films to signed theatre performances. Accessible performances are listed below, as well as a decription of what to expect from each type of access.

Audio Described
The Pomegranate Theatre has an audio description box in Auditorium. The Audio Describer will use natural pauses in dialog to verbally communicate what is happening on stage & Audience members who wish to hear the narration will be provided with a headset.

Captioned
Captions for shows at the theatre are displayed in a digital unit box near the stage. A qualified captioner prepares the captions in advance, then cues them ‘live’ as the action unfolds on stage.

Relaxed Performances
Open to everyone and is specifically adapted for those with learning disabilities and other sensory and communication disorders – providing a more relaxed and supportive atmosphere in order to reduce anxiety and allow people to experience live theatre.

Signed and Performances without Spoken Dialogue
Some performances at the theatre have a British sign language interpreter at the side of the stage. and other may be a wordless performance.

Familiarisation Tours
There are no familirisation tours available to book at the moment but please do check back as we have new shows added to our website on a regular basis.

Touch Tours
A touch tour may be offered. This usually happens an hour before the show and attendees will have the chance to explore the set, costumes and sometimes to meet some of the actors.

Chesterfield Theatres Access Group
Chesterfield Theatres runs a regular accessibility form. The forum is open to all who would like to get involved in improving acess at Chesterfield Theatres. When the next date is available, it will be announced below.

Film: Isle of Dogs

Pomegranate Theatre

Sunday 29 April 2018 - Thursday 3 May 2018, Various times.

Accessible Play: You've got Dragons

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 1 May 2018,

Film: Mary Magdalene (12a)

Pomegranate Theatre

Saturday 5 May 2018 - Monday 7 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Ghost Stories

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 14 May 2018 - Tuesday 15 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Journeyman (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 14 May 2018 - Tuesday 15 May 2018, Various times.

Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 21 May 2018 - Thursday 24 May 2018, Various times

Dementia Awareness Play: Over the Garden Fence

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 1pm

Film: Entebbe (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Funny Cow (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

NT Live: Macbeth

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018, 7pm

Film: Duck Duck Goose (PG)

Pomegranate Theatre

Saturday 26 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

July Access Group - All Welcome

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 3 July 2018, 4pm

Dementia Friendly Film: The Glenn Miller Story (U)

the Winding Wheel

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 1pm-4pm (Film starts 1.30pm)

October Access Group - All Welcome

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 2 October 2018, 4pm

Cinderella Pantomime - Schools

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 4 December 2018 - Wednesday 19 December 2018, Various times. Relaxed performances available



Accessible Events

Chesterfield Theatres has a range of accessible events, from audio described and captioned films to signed theatre performances. Accessible performances are listed below, as well as a decription of what to expect from each type of access.

Audio Described
The Pomegranate Theatre has an audio description box in Auditorium. The Audio Describer will use natural pauses in dialog to verbally communicate what is happening on stage & Audience members who wish to hear the narration will be provided with a headset.

Captioned
Captions for shows at the theatre are displayed in a digital unit box near the stage. A qualified captioner prepares the captions in advance, then cues them ‘live’ as the action unfolds on stage.

Relaxed Performances
Open to everyone and is specifically adapted for those with learning disabilities and other sensory and communication disorders – providing a more relaxed and supportive atmosphere in order to reduce anxiety and allow people to experience live theatre.

Signed and Performances without Spoken Dialogue
Some performances at the theatre have a British sign language interpreter at the side of the stage. and other may be a wordless performance.

Familiarisation Tours
There are no familirisation tours available to book at the moment but please do check back as we have new shows added to our website on a regular basis.

Touch Tours
A touch tour may be offered. This usually happens an hour before the show and attendees will have the chance to explore the set, costumes and sometimes to meet some of the actors.

Chesterfield Theatres Access Group
Chesterfield Theatres runs a regular accessibility form. The forum is open to all who would like to get involved in improving acess at Chesterfield Theatres. When the next date is available, it will be announced below.

Film: Isle of Dogs

Pomegranate Theatre

Sunday 29 April 2018 - Thursday 3 May 2018, Various times.

Accessible Play: You've got Dragons

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 1 May 2018,

Film: Mary Magdalene (12a)

Pomegranate Theatre

Saturday 5 May 2018 - Monday 7 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Ghost Stories

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 14 May 2018 - Tuesday 15 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Journeyman (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 14 May 2018 - Tuesday 15 May 2018, Various times.

Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Monday 21 May 2018 - Thursday 24 May 2018, Various times

Dementia Awareness Play: Over the Garden Fence

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 1pm

Film: Entebbe (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

Film: Funny Cow (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

NT Live: Macbeth

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 May 2018, 7pm

Film: Duck Duck Goose (PG)

Pomegranate Theatre

Saturday 26 May 2018 - Monday 28 May 2018, Various times.

July Access Group - All Welcome

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 3 July 2018, 4pm

Dementia Friendly Film: The Glenn Miller Story (U)

the Winding Wheel

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 1pm-4pm (Film starts 1.30pm)

October Access Group - All Welcome

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 2 October 2018, 4pm

Cinderella Pantomime - Schools

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 4 December 2018 - Wednesday 19 December 2018, Various times. Relaxed performances available