What's on in August?
Stuck for what to do this August? We’re back with some suggestions for fun accessible days out to keep you busy this month!
The Deep, Hull, 10th August, 6:30pm.
Dive in and explore The Deep after hours on the 10th August! Visit their animals in their nocturnal habitats and have a go at making a penguin I.D bracelet similar to the penguins’ own! For those looking for a hands-on experience, join in with their touch pool sessions or take part in a bugs handling session. The evening also offers a varied programme of talks for those curious about life on the reef, puzzling penguins and endless wonders.
Steam, Swindon, 20th August, 6:30pm.
Fans of E. Nesbit’s tale ‘The Railway Children’ will love this performance hosted by the Museum of the Great Western Railway! Enjoy the production of the classic story set against the industrial backdrop of Steam whilst period costumes and traditional music bring the experience to life. Ticketholders are able to enter Steam free of charge on the day of the performance, so you’ll be able to explore the museum before the event.
Find out more about disabled access at Steam, Museum of the Great Western Railway on Euan’s Guide and book tickets here.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 27th August, 5:00pm.
Fresh from this year’s Aix-en-Provance festival, Mozart’s and de Ponte’s evocative opera comes to Edinburgh! Featuring some of Mozart’s most passionate scores, the story follows the themes of lust, love and fidelity as two couples face temptation. For those interested in heading along to the event, a touch tour at 15:30 pm precedes the audio described performance at 5:00pm.
Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 26th – 31st August
(Captioned and audio described)
Dory, the friendly but forgetful blue tang, is back and headed on a new adventure! This time around, Dory isn’t looking for Nemo – she’s looking for her family, and she’s taking her friends along with her for the ride. Between the 26th and 31st of August, you can join Dory as she searches for answers. Pomegranate Theatre is running both captioned and audio described showings of the hit film.
Edinburgh, 5 – 29th August.
Every August, Edinburgh is transformed into a festival city! With five festivals all at once, it’s an exciting and inspiring time to visit the capital city. Euan’s Guide have shared some of their top picks for accessible festival perfromances - read their latest blog for more information here!
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