What's on in October

Photo from the production of In Touch.

A selection of October events from Euan’s Guide listed venues. With everything from multi-sensory theatre to pumpkin carving and a Speech-to-Text tour, what will you try this month?

Norwich: 1001 Fireflies – Multi-sensory adventure play

Photo from the production of 1001 Fireflies.

Friday 13th October 2017, 11.15am, The Garage

This new multi-sensory adventure play is about Peta who studies insects. She takes off on an epic rescue mission alongside a polar bear, luminous fish and ‘a severe lack of sandwiches’! The play uses puppetry, movement and visuals, and was created for young people with complex needs to be enjoyed with family and friends.

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London: In Touch – BSL-interpreted, captioned and audio described

Photo from the production of In Touch.

Saturday 14th October 2017, 8.00pm, National Theatre

Capturing the real stories of visually and hearing impaired people, In Touch is part of a project with Inclusion Theatre and Theatre of Nations. It is performed by actors from Russia and the UK and will be BSL-interpreted, captioned and audio described.

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Colchester: Things I Know To Be True – Audio Described

Poster for Things I Know To Be True.

Thursday 19th October 2017, 2.30pm, Mercury Theatre

This new play by Andrew Bovell is the touching story of a family and marriage as seen through the eyes of four grown siblings. Described as ‘poetic and brutally frank’, Things I Know To Be True will be audio described on Thursday 19th October.

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Glasgow: Dostoyevsky’s Brothers Karamazov – BSL and audio described

Poster from Tron Theatre's Autumn/Winter season.

Saturday 21st October 2017, 2.30pm, Tron Theatre

This new dramatization of Dostoyevsky’s Brothers Karamazov is all about ‘murder, mystery, madness and redemption in Russia’s most dysfunctional family’. The performance with be BSL-interpreted and audio described on Saturday 21s October.

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London: Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? – Speech-to-Text tour

Poster from the Wellcome Collection showing a graphically designed big cat.

Thursday 26th October 2017, 6.00pm, Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection have designed a Speech-to-Text tour for hearing impaired visitors to explore the relationship between graphic design and our health. The tour will “lead you through a world of signs, brands, teaching aids and hard-hitting campaigns, all designed to persuade, inform, prevent or protect”.

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Oakham: Barnsdale’s Scary Spooktacular

Photo of pumpkins.

Sunday 29th October 2017, 12.00pm, Barnsdale Gardens

Halloween is fast approaching, and Barnsdale Gardens are inviting families for a walk in their weird woods and to take part in their ‘terrifying treasure hunt’! There’ll be plenty of pumpkins to carve too. The Gardens are listed on Euan’s Guide saying “the whole site is on a flat level area” and “the walkways in the gardens are predominantly grass”.

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