Category Archives: Accessibility

This Month’s Relaxed Screening

We extend a warm welcome to people who feel overwhelmed by the ordinary cinema environment. These relaxed screenings are open to ANYONE who would benefit from a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere including (but not limited to) people living with dementia; people with an Autism Spectrum Condition; people with learning difficulties; people with sensory or communication difficulties;… Read more


Subtitled Film Screenings

MALVERN INTRODUCES SUBTITLED CINEMA   Malvern Theatres is introducing subtitled screenings of new cinema releases, thanks to a generous donation in a will. The showings will usually be scheduled for 4.30pm on Thursdays, though visitors should check the website for details each week.   As well as now offering subtitled films, the theatre also does… Read more


Multi-sensory theatre production

Malvern Theatres hosts ‘incredible’ theatre experience for young people with severe learning difficulties   Malvern Theatres hosted a multi-sensory theatre production for young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties on Thursday, May 9. The piece, Isle of Brimsker, had interactive sensory elements to explore in each part of the show, including water, scented air,… Read more


Celebrating Age

Celebrating Age through the arts and across the generations   Malvern Theatres ‘celebrated age’ this week, hosting a day’s showcase of the different activities they offer regularly for people of all ages. The Theatre Foyer was full with existing participants doing demonstrations, as well as new visitors trying activities for the first time. Children also… Read more


Audio Described Cinema

HELP US PROVIDE AUDIO DESCRIBED CINEMA Malvern Theatres is appealing for donations towards an audio description system to aid customers with sight problems.   The theatre has already made several applications to trusts for funding for the equipment needed for audio description and is awaiting responses. To make the cinema suitable for audio description costs… Read more


Touch Tours at Malvern Theatres

Touch Tours at Malvern Theatres Malvern Theatres welcomed a group of GCSE students from New College Worcester to experience a touch tour of the set of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The students, who were all blind or visually impaired, were given a guided tour of the set by the company manager and theatre staff…. Read more


Open Theatre Workshop

Free Drama Workshop for Adults and Young People with Learning Disabilities Malvern Theatres hosted a free drama-based workshop for adults and young people with learning disabilities this month. The fun workshop offered an interactive session with Richard Hayhow of Open Theatre. Open Theatre is a UK leading company that works with adults and young people… Read more