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Audio descriptions & access days

Northern Ballet has paved the way in creating accessible opportunities for visually impaired audiences to engage with dance and we have devised our own unique programme of activities that supports our audio described performances.

We encourage visually impaired patrons and their companion to take part in a free Touch Tour Insight, which introduces elements of the production to aide in your understanding of the show. You can hear a description of the scenery, feel the props and costumes, and discover the shapes and quality of the movement from the ballet with the aid of Company dancers.  

The performance will then be brought to life in your mind’s eyes with a detailed description by Vocaleyes of the movement, action and drama on stage with music played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia.

Audio information for Wuthering Heights at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Audio information for Romeo and Juliet at Sheffield

Audio information for Romeo and Juliet at Canterbury

Audio information for Romeo and Juliet at Woking

Audio information for Romeo and Juliet at Bradford

Audio information for Beauty & the Beast at Nottingham

Audio information for Beauty & the Beast at Southampton

Audio information for Beauty & the Beast at Leeds Grand Theatre

Event Date & price More information
Insight workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired Saturday 18 March 2017
FREE to ticket holders

For Visually Imapired Patrons and their companions - gain an insight into the production, the movement, costumes and props.

To book call the Leeds Grand Theatre Box Office on 0844 848 2700 (calls are charged at 7p a minute plus your phone company’s access charge, calls from mobiles may vary)

Audio described performance Saturday 18 March 2017
Discounts available

Pre-show notes begin 15 minutes before the performance starts. Discounts are available for Visually Impaired Patrons, please book through the box office.

To book call the Leeds Grand Theatre Box Office on 0844 848 2700 (calls are charged at 7p a minute plus your phone company’s access charge, calls from mobiles may vary)

Event Date & price More information
Insight workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired Saturday 01 April 2017
FREE to ticket holders

A free event for Visually Impaired Patrons and their companions to gain insight into the movement, costumes and props of the production. To book please call the Box Office on 0114 249 6000.

Audio described performance Saturday 01 April 2017
Discounts available

Pre-show notes begine 15 minutes before the performance. Discounted tickets are available through the box office for Visually Imapired Patrons, please call 0114 249 6000.

Event Date & price More information
Insight workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired Saturday 22 April 2017
FREE to ticket holders

Free for Visually Impaired Patrons and their companions to gain an insight into the movement of the ballet and understand the costumes and props more. Please book through the venue Box Office on 0844 871 7652 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)

Audio described performance Saturday 22 April 2017
Discounts available

Pre-show notes start at 2.15pm. Tickets and dicounts are available through the Box Office for Visually Impaired Patrons. Box Office: 0844 871 7652 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)

Event Date & price More information
Insight workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired Saturday 06 May 2017
FREE to ticket holders

Free for Visually Impaired Patrons and their companions to gain an insight into the movement of the ballet and understand the costumes and props more. Please book through the venue Box Office: 0845 208 6010 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)

Audio described performance Saturday 06 May 2017
Discounts available

Book for Audio Described performances via the venue Box Office on 0843 208 6010 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's charges). Discounts are available to visually impaired patrons, please ask at the Box Office.

London Sadler's Wells

Box Office 020 7863 8000

Minicom 020 7863 8015

London Sadler's Wells's website

Event Date & price More information
Insight workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired Saturday 13 May 2017
FREE to ticket holders

Free for Visually Impaired Patrons and their companions to gain an insight into the movement of the ballet and understand the set, costumes and props more. Please book through the venue Box Office: 020 7863 8000.

Audio described performance Saturday 13 May 2017
Discounts available

Audio described performances available to book through the venue Box Office: 020 7863 8000. Discounts are available, please ask at the box office when calling.