All of our volunteers and staff are trained to make your visit to The Gaiety easy and enjoyable. We currently provides BSL interpreted, audio described and relaxed performances, including Touch Tours at selected shows. Our staff and volunteers have completed Deaf Awareness Training with Solar Bear to ensure we provide transparent and clear information to our audiences.
If you, or someone you know is apprehensive about attending The Gaiety or would like more information please contact our Front of House & Access Manager, Michael Stewart on 01292 270921 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gaiety has wheelchair and ramp access through the Stage Door Cafe and we have a lift to the Studio Theatre. Our lift does not reach Circle or Balcony level. In the Main Auditorium there are six flexible wheelchair spaces with companion seats in the Stalls- these are bookable by phone on 01292 288235 or in person at our Box Office. We have fully adapted toilet facilities available (Stalls level)
MOBILE CONNECT HEARING SYSTEM
If you use a hearing aid or find it difficult to hear you can connect to our Sennheiser Mobile Connect System on your smartphone via headphones or alternatively your personal hearing loop when switched to the T-position.
BSL SIGNED PERFORMANCES We offer a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage during certain performances including our annual Pantomime.
We currently have two BSL signed performances of ‘Aladdin’ scheduled: Thursday 13th December [6.30pm] & Friday 28th December [6.30pm]
For anyone with visual impairment, we have a small number of audio described performances and Touch Tours.
We currently have two audio described performances of ‘Aladdin’ scheduled: Thursday 13th December [6.30pm] & Friday 28th December [6.30pm]
GUIDE DOGS ARE WELCOME
DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENTS
Our monthly Dementia Friendly performances are relaxing sessions of live entertainment with free refreshments, developed for people living with dementia, their carers and loved ones.