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Upcoming festival at Birmingham Hippodrome, Summer in Southside, Sat 13 Jul & Sun 14 Jul

Summer in Southside - free outdoor Festival Poster

Upcoming festival at Birmingham Hippodrome, Summer in Southside, which has a range accessible performances and access provisions. The festival itself is a family friendly weekend celebrating 50 years since the first moon landings! The streets of Southside around the theatre will be transformed into a lunar landscape for a whole weekend packed with performances, installations and extra-terrestrial antics from a list of ‘out of this world’ acts. More about the festival and the acts can be found here

Birmingham Hippodrome is committed to a policy of access for all – to ensure that all festival productions and the venue itself is as accessible as possible for all our visitors. At the festival we will have:

· An Access Hub set up and sign posted at the front of Birmingham Hippodrome, on Hurst Street.

· Audio Described performances.

· BSL signed performances.

· Accessible viewing areas within the site.

· Assistance for visually impaired people or people with mobility issues.

· Large print and easy read programmes.

· Transcript and sensory objects provided for particular shows.

· Wheelchair accessible portion of the bar.

· Relaxed/ sensory space.

· Accessible toilets.