Accessibility & accessible performances

This page details specific accessibility questions for performances included in Summerhall Festival 2021. For our general accessibility guidance, head to this link.

The Secret Courtyard

This year, Summerhall’s in person shows are in a new venue – The Secret Courtyard. There is ramped access to the space via the side gate to Summerhall on Summerhall Square (which will also be the main entrance for all Secret Courtyard shows this year). From there, the audience are lead through our courtyard to the new space. the space is raised, but there is ramp access to the seating area.

Relaxed performances and BSL signed performances will be marked as such on the event listings (and below).

Digital On-Demand

All digital on-demand shows that include speaking will have english captions available.

Those shows with a BSL signed version or audio described version will be marked as such on the event listing (and below).

Digital Live

Relaxed performances, captioned performances and BSL signed performances will be marked as such on the event listings (and below).

Accessible Shows

BSL signed performances

A Space to BlessAll performances
FowOn-Demand
Mother’s MilkOn-Demand
Sex Education Xplorers (S.E.X.) by Mamoru Iriguchi21st, 22nd August
Within SightOn-Demand

Captioned performances

A Space to BlessEnglishOn-Demand
A Wire ApartEnglishOn-Demand
Afloat by Eva O’Connor and Hildegard RyanEnglishOn-Demand
Cheryl Martin – One WomanEnglishOn-Demand
East Belfast Boy by Fintan BradyEnglishOn-Demand
Every Wild BeastEnglishOn-Demand
FowEnglishOn-Demand
mandla rae – as british as a watermelonEnglishOn-Demand
Mother’s MilkEnglishOn-Demand
Mustard by Eva O’ConnorEnglishOn-Demand
My Car Plays TapesEnglishOn-Demand
My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin KearneyEnglishOn-Demand
Rajesh and NareshEnglishOn-Demand
systems_theoryEnglishOn-Demand
Taiwan Season: FightersEnglishOn-Demand
The Dream Train by Tom McGrathEnglishOn-Demand
Two Fingers UpEnglishOn-Demand
Within SightEnglishOn-Demand

Audio Described Performances

GrinOn-Demand
MetamorphosisAll dates

Relaxed Performances

A Space to BlessAll performances
Will Pickvance Plays Piano24th
Within SightOn-Demand