Category: Accessibility

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Improving Accessibility for our Blind and Visually Impaired Audiences

Over the next 12 months The Courtyard will be working directly with Extant to make three touring shows accessible to…

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Split frame image on the left standup comedian and fat advocate Sofie Hagen sits in a teal chair she is smiling directly at the camera On the right The Courtyard Main House seats a shot of the full auditorium with stage lights shining around them
The Fat Friendly Seat Campaign

Seat Widths Seats in our Main House and Studio Theatre are approximately 450mm wide. Arm rests are not removable from…

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Volunteers needed for Audio Description service!

The Courtyard are looking for volunteers to join The Courtyard Audio Description Association Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity?…

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Crucial funding for accessible changing spaces

We are delighted to have received £80,000 crucial funding for the development of accessible changing spaces! Herefordshire was one of…

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Pay What You Decide

We are delighted to be introducing Pay What You Decide on selected shows at The Courtyard! What is Pay What…

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Marking Dementia Awareness Week at The Courtyard

We are pleased to be offering a host of events to mark Dementia Awareness Week this year. Dementia Awareness Week…

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100 New Dementia Friends

Courtyard Dementia Champion, Robyn, has created 100 new dementia friends! Over a decade ago, The Courtyard became the UK’s first…

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New Hearing Loop System at Box Office

We’re thrilled to announce that we have installed a new hearing loop system at Box Office. With thanks to funding…

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