ACCESSIBILITY

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Northern Broadsides shows are for everybody. For more information on accessibility at our tour venues for our upcoming shows, including our 2020 Quality Street tour, please scroll down.

PLEASE NOTE THE QUALITY STREET TOUR HAS NOW BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

 

MORE INFORMATION ON THE CANCELLATIONS HERE

 

QUALITY STREET ACCESSIBILITY 

We have compiled key information from the venues we are visiting on our Quality Street tour below. If you would like more information please click the buttons to visit the full details provided by the venue. Please note that this page will be updated with access information throughout the tour. If you think we’re missing something, or if you’d like to send any feedback on this page then please email jess@northern-broadsides.co.uk.

 

Northern Stage (24 - 28 March)

Newcastle upon Tyne

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (7 - 11 April)

Guildford

There is a lift from the ground floor to the top floor and an accessible WC is on the ground floor. Sennheiser infra red sound enhancement system and headsets are available (can be used with aural or post-aural aids).

Derby Theatre (14 - 18 April)

Derby

BSL PERFORMANCE: Thu 16 April, 7.30pm
AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE: Sat 18 April, 2.30pm
TOUCH TOUR: Sat 18 April, 1.15pm

Derby has accessible wheelchair spaces and a fully accessible drop off point at the top of the theatre with a permanent ramped double door entrance. They have accessible toilets on all levels, and low counters at the Box Office, Bar and Theatre Café.

Leeds Playhouse (21 - 25 Aprl)

Leeds

AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE: Wed 22 April, 7.45pm 

The Playhouse have a range of facilities to meet people’s needs including disabled parking at the front of the building and level access, Braille signs and lifts inside the building. Guide dogs and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf are very welcome.

 

New Vic Theatre (28 April - 9 May)

Staffordshire

The New Vic has free disabled parking for blue badge holders. There is ramped access to auditorium, accessible toilets on ground and first floors of the theatre. There is wheelchair access throughout the building (with the exception of the balcony). There is a magnetic induction loop in the auditorium.

Stephen Joseph Theatre (12 - 16 May)

Scarborough

There is level access to Box Office and accessible toilets, a passenger lift to The Round auditorium, designated wheelchair spaces easily accessible from the lift and induction loops. Assistance dogs are more than welcome and the venue is dementia friendly. Please advise staff when booking if you have any specific seating requirements.

Harrogate Theatre (19 - 23 May)

Harrogate

There is an infra-red induction loop fitted in the Harrogate Theatre auditorium, compatible with a ‘T’ switch on your hearing aid. Level access is possible to the Theatre Foyer and Box Office from Oxford Street. Access to the Stalls seating area of the auditorium, the Stalls Bar, and an accessible toilet is via Cheltenham Parade. There are four wheelchair spaces in the rear of the Stalls.

The Viaduct Theatre (27 - 30 May)

Halifax

There are 3 accessible bays at each performance. The venue has some uneven floors but it is accessible for those with mobility needs including wheelchairs. The venue has a Sennheiser Assisted Listening System.

York Theatre Royal (9 - 13 June)

York

The theatre has level entrances to the foyer, with automatic doors and a low counter at Box Office. They have lift access to the Main House, Studio and Dress Circle seating, with accessible toilets on both ground floor and first floor levels. They operate a wireless loop system in the Main House to relay sound to customers who are hard of hearing, with Sennheiser headsets available free of charge from Box Office.

Hull Truck Theatre (2 - 6 June)

Hull

Hull Truck Theatre prides itself on being a fully accessible venue. Parking is available next door at St Stephen’s Shopping Centre multi-storey car park, accessible via Portland Place off Ferensway. Patrons who identify as disabled and require an essential companion, to be able to attend the theatre, will be offered half priced tickets when purchased as a pair.