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Be prepared to make mistakes and consider reaching out to other organisations running relaxed events, says Kate Lovell.
All audiences benefit from inclusive design, but most importantly it helps disabled and older people. Jennifer Tomkins and Jo Verrent share tips on how to get it right.
Angry at the continuing discrimination against disabled people as well as the inadequate access in many venues, Andrew Miller reflects on the challenges disabled people need to overcome to make it in the arts.
The new Artistic Director has announced a series of inclusive measures, including free tickets for drama and performing arts students in the city.
Sound and lighting will be adjusted and movement between the auditorium and the foyer will be encouraged to welcome people living with dementia to the theatre.
How much dance does an Access and Education Projects Coordinator at Phoenix Dance Theatre actually get to see? Emily Labhart shows us a week in her world.
A pilot programme by National Museums Liverpool has successfully used drama to train health care professionals to support people to live well with dementia.
Arts Council England has committed £5.3m to a scheme aimed at developing greater resilience among organisations contributing to wider diversity in the arts.
A new commissioning round focuses on access and diversity in a bid to address issues raised in the White Paper and Warwick Commission report.
Two years after hosting its first dementia friendly performance, West Yorkshire Playhouse has released a best-practice guide to putting on similar shows.
Bon Culture has apologised after physical access issues and high ticket costs prompted anger at its conference last week.
Following shocking access at the Theatre 2016 conference, Andrew Miller asks: is this why so few disabled people work in theatre?
MPs have heard from an academic in favour of introducing national museum entrance fees, but been warned by Sir Neil MacGregor to “meddle with great caution”.
Arts Council England is scrabbling to restore access to its archive but is planning to reinstate only “relevant” selected content on its new website.
How many theatres offer audio description services to blind and partially sighted people? Matthew Cock carried out some research and is disappointed with his findings.
Following the success of relaxed theatrical performances, Chris Proctor explains how Birmingham’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall has gone about staging relaxed concerts.
Make full use of the senses – even those you don't have: Deafinitely Theatre’s Paula Garfield explains how to create theatre for deaf and hearing audiences.
Grantium, Arts Council England's £930k online portal for submitting Grants for the Arts applications online, has been branded ‘intimidating, off-putting and inaccessible’ by Twitter users.
A continuing lack of detailed online access information is stopping deaf and disabled music fans from buying tickets.
Virtual violins and computer-based guitars need more than just the right sounds if they’re to work for deaf musicians. Richard Burn describes his research into accessible virtual instruments.