Accessible Events

Chesterfield Theatres offers a range of accessible events.

Here is what to expect from accessible events...

Audio description for live events
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.

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.