Access Scottish Theatre

Access Scottish Theatre lists accessible events happening across Scotland.  The guide covers:

  • Audio Description – live or recorded verbal description for blind and visually impaired audience members
  • BSL Interpretation – British Sign Language interpretation of the spoken and artistic content
  • Captioning – Live text of the spoken word and sound effects on stage
  • Relaxed Performances – performances that have been adapted for people on the autistic spectrum or people who could benefit from a more relaxed environment

If you navigate to the website, there are various ways that you can search for performances.  For instance, you can search by access service or location.  Performance listings provide you with key information about the event and the access provision.  Venue pages provide you with information about access at the venue.

To subscribe to the monthly ebulletin fill in the form at the bottom of the homepage by clicking on the button marked “Sign up now”

If you or someone you know requires a print copy of the guide please email contact@accessscottishtheatre.com or call/text 07901 885 103 to be added to the mailing list.

A PDF of the most recent printed guide is available to pick from partner venues and a PDF is available to view at the top of the homepage. Large print plain text versions are available on request.

Please note that all listing information on AST is uploaded by and is the responsibility of the venues – please check details before booking.

AST is a website, ebulletin and twice yearly print guide produced by Birds of Paradise Theatre Company on behalf of Federation of Scottish Theatre and is funded by Creative Scotland.