Accessible Events

Chesterfield Theatres has a range of accessible events. Accessible performances are listed below, as well as a decription of what to expect from each type of access.

Afternoon Variety Show

the Winding Wheel

Monday 24 February 2020, 2pm

Film: Emma (U)

Pomegranate Theatre

Sunday 15 March 2020 - Thursday 19 March 2020, Various times (Wed 18 Mar 11am - captioned)

Film: Greed (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 20 March 2020 - Thursday 26 March 2020, Various times (Mon 23 Mar 11am - captioned)

Film: Military Wives (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 20 March 2020 - Thursday 26 March 2020, Various times (Thu 26 11am - captioned)

Film: Dark Waters (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 27 March 2020 - Wednesday 1 April 2020, Various times (Wed 1 April 10.30am - captioned)

Dementia Friendly Screening: Mamma Mia

the Winding Wheel

Monday 18 May 2020, 1pm - 4pm

 

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
Available on selected performances, touch tours are guided tours around the set and costumes of a production, putting the performance in context to enhance the experience for blind and partially sighted customers.

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.

 

Accessible Events

Chesterfield Theatres has a range of accessible events. Accessible performances are listed below, as well as a decription of what to expect from each type of access.

Afternoon Variety Show

the Winding Wheel

Monday 24 February 2020, 2pm

Film: Emma (U)

Pomegranate Theatre

Sunday 15 March 2020 - Thursday 19 March 2020, Various times (Wed 18 Mar 11am - captioned)

Film: Greed (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 20 March 2020 - Thursday 26 March 2020, Various times (Mon 23 Mar 11am - captioned)

Film: Military Wives (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 20 March 2020 - Thursday 26 March 2020, Various times (Thu 26 11am - captioned)

Film: Dark Waters (12A)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 27 March 2020 - Wednesday 1 April 2020, Various times (Wed 1 April 10.30am - captioned)

Dementia Friendly Screening: Mamma Mia

the Winding Wheel

Monday 18 May 2020, 1pm - 4pm

 

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
Available on selected performances, touch tours are guided tours around the set and costumes of a production, putting the performance in context to enhance the experience for blind and partially sighted customers.

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.