British Sign Language Events

We work with experienced British Sign Language interpreters to offer signed events for both adults and children.

If you are booking an interpreted event and need a clear view of the interpreter, please let us know either when you are booking or sometime before the event so we can make sure you are seated in the most suitable area of the auditorium.

British Sign Language Interpretation by request
We also offer British Sign Language Interpretation by request for any other event in the programme. Please see our How to Book page for details about how the scheme works.

Patrick Elliott & Anne Galastro

Heralding an Artist of Substance

Sunday 20 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Some stars shine brightly over a short period of time, others remain for longer before fizzling out. Painter Joan Eardley was in the former camp having a career which lasted less than two decades but which still has an impact today. The Scottish...

Stephen McGann

An Acting Family Tree Rose Up

Monday 21 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Stephen McGann comes from a renowned British acting clan (Joe, Paul and Mark complete this quartet) but don’t expect his study of the McGann family to be a run-of-the-mill memoir. Instead, he’s told the history of the McGanns through seven maladies...

Sayeeda Warsi

Keeping the Faith in a Diverse Britain

Saturday 26 August 6:45pm - 7:45pm

In the 1980s, the Thatcher government used ‘the enemy within’ to undermine the striking miners. In 2017, British Muslims are the target for such smears. As the UK’s first Muslim Cabinet Minister, former Conservative Party chair Sayeeda Warsi is in...