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
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.

Film: The Favourite (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 January 2019 - Thursday 31 January 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 30 Jan 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Season: Billy Liar

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 29 January 2019 - Saturday 2 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

Film: Stan & Ollie (PG)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 1 February 2019 - Thursday 7 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Thu 7 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Season: The Killing of Sister George

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 5 February 2019 - Saturday 9 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

Dementia Friendly Film:Genevieve (U)

the Winding Wheel

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 1pm-4pm (Film starts 1.30pm)

Film: The Front Runner (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 8 February 2019 - Thursday 14 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 13 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Play Season: How the Other Half Loves

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 12 February 2019 - Saturday 16 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Thu 7.30pm signed, Sat 3pm & 7.30pm audio described. A free touch tour is available at 6.30pm on Sat which can be booked by calling the box office.

Film: Destroyer (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 15 February 2019 - Sunday 17 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Fri 15 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

Film: Beautiful Boy (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 22 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Thu 28 11am. All Audio Described

Film: Mary Queen of Scots (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 22 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 27 Feb 11am. All Audio Described

70th Anniversary Season: An Evening with Gary LIneker

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 26 February 2019 - Saturday 2 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

70th Anniversary Play Season: Anybody for Murder

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 5 March 2019 - Saturday 9 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

70th Anniversary Play Season: Don't Dress for Dinner

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 12 March 2019 - Saturday 16 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed & audio described, Sat 7.30pm audio described. A free touch tour is available at 6.30pm on Sat which can be booked by calling the box office.

An Afternoon at the Movies: The Third Man

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 19 March 2019, 1pm

 

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
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.

Film: The Favourite (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 25 January 2019 - Thursday 31 January 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 30 Jan 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Season: Billy Liar

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 29 January 2019 - Saturday 2 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

Film: Stan & Ollie (PG)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 1 February 2019 - Thursday 7 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Thu 7 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Season: The Killing of Sister George

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 5 February 2019 - Saturday 9 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

Dementia Friendly Film:Genevieve (U)

the Winding Wheel

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 1pm-4pm (Film starts 1.30pm)

Film: The Front Runner (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 8 February 2019 - Thursday 14 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 13 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

70th Anniversary Play Season: How the Other Half Loves

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 12 February 2019 - Saturday 16 February 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Thu 7.30pm signed, Sat 3pm & 7.30pm audio described. A free touch tour is available at 6.30pm on Sat which can be booked by calling the box office.

Film: Destroyer (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 15 February 2019 - Sunday 17 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Fri 15 Feb 11am. All Audio Described.

Film: Beautiful Boy (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 22 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Thu 28 11am. All Audio Described

Film: Mary Queen of Scots (15)

Pomegranate Theatre

Friday 22 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019, Various times. Captioned Wed 27 Feb 11am. All Audio Described

70th Anniversary Season: An Evening with Gary LIneker

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 26 February 2019 - Saturday 2 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

70th Anniversary Play Season: Anybody for Murder

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 5 March 2019 - Saturday 9 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed)

70th Anniversary Play Season: Don't Dress for Dinner

Pomegranate Theatre

Tuesday 12 March 2019 - Saturday 16 March 2019, Evenings 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 3pm (Sat 3pm signed & audio described, Sat 7.30pm audio described. A free touch tour is available at 6.30pm on Sat which can be booked by calling the box office.

An Afternoon at the Movies: The Third Man

the Winding Wheel

Tuesday 19 March 2019, 1pm