Access Performances at MIF19
MIF19 is under three months away and we’re already working hard to make our Festival venues as accessible as possible. We aim to be a truly open and accessible Festival, and we make every effort to meet everybody’s access needs.
As part of our programme launch, we recently announced nearly 30 accessible performances and tours for MIF19 –there’s a full list below.
CAP – Tue 9 & Wed 10 July, 8pm
CAP Wed 10 July, 8pm & Sun 14 July, 2.30pm
BSL Thur 11 July, 8pm
Parliament of Ghosts
Audio+ tours Tue 9 & Tue 16 July
CAP tour Tue 16 July, 2pm
David Lynch – My Head is Disconnected
BSL-led tour Sat 20 July, 3pm
REL Tue 9 & Sun 14 July, 10.30am – 12.30pm
AD, All sessions (downloadable)
All sessions BSL, CAP
BSL Sat 20 July, 7pm & Sun 21 July, 3pm
Re: Creating Europe
BSL, CAP Fri 12 July, 8pm
The Nico Project
BSL Tue 16 July, 7.30pm
AD Wed 17 July, 6pm
Tao Of Glass
REL Thur 18 July, 2.30pm
CAP Thur 18 July, 7.30pm
BSL Fri 19 July, 7.30pm
AD Sat 20 July, 2.30pm
Thank You Very Much
BSL Sat 20 July, 7.30pm
AD Fri 19 July, 7.30pm
CAP, All performances surtitled in English
We also run a free Access mailing list, where we give updates on venue access and accessible performances. To join, simply create or log in to your online MIF account and select your access requirements under ‘Other Preferences’.
AD: Audio-described performance
Audio description offers a live commentary of the action to assist blind and visually impaired patrons.
BSL: British Sign Language-interpreted performance
A British Sign Language-interpreter will relay the spoken words for audiences who are deaf and hearing-impaired.
CAP: Captioned performance
Captioning displays dialogue and some sound effects as visible text to assist deaf and hearing-impaired patrons.
REL: Relaxed performance
Relaxed performances welcome all who may benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with an Autism Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders or a learning disability.