On 16 March venues across the UK are inviting people to celebrate access and create opportunities for disabled people to try something new. As part of this years Disabled Access Day Buxton Cinema are inviting everyone along to see what Buxton Cinema has to offer.
Visitors will be welcomed into Buxton Cinema and can get involved in a number of events. Starting the day will be an autism-friendly screening of The Kid Who Would Be King, which is based on the Arthurian legend and stars acting legend Sir Patrick Stewart.
Following this screening the cinema will be open for a chance for people to have a look around the cinema and its facilities. Free refreshments will be available during the open hour and customers will be able to look inside the auditorium, stalls and balcony and ask any questions about access at the cinema.
Completing the day will be a subtitled screening of If Beale Street Could Talkwhich was nominated for two BAFTA’s and stars Regina King who won the best performance by an actress in a supporting role at the Golden Globes. Based on the novel of the same name, the film follows the newly engaged woman Tish who faces a race against time to prove her fiancée’s innocence before their first child arrives. This screening is intended for anyone who is Deaf or hard of hearing.
For further information about Disabled Access Day find out more on www.disabledaccessday.com
You can also find out more about Buxton Cinema and its facilities for disabled people at https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/visit-us/access
To buy tickets contact Buxton Opera House Box Office, Tel: 01298 72190 or visit: www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk