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ACCESS INFORMATION
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

in Eastville Park Swimming Pool

24 JUNE - 20 AUGUST 2022

(Previews 22 & 23 JUNE)

INTRODUCTION

 

Welcome to our Access page! Below you will find a range of resources for our current production: A Midsummer Night's Dream in Eastville Park Swimming Pool. There are some details missing (as of April 2022), but more to follow by the end of May including a Social Story, more information about our Front o House procedure and confirmed BSL/Audio Described performances. If there is anything else you think we're missing, and if you'd like these resources in any other formats please do get in touch. (Brings up email pop-up)

At Insane Root our goal is to make the sites and shows we produce accessible to the widest range of people possible. We will not always get it right and welcome constructive feedback to help us continue to improve with each project.

CONTACTING US

 

Hannah and Justin (core team) aim to answer all Access queries within 3 working days.

If you would prefer to talk over the phone please email us with a contact telephone and best time to call and we will ring you!

COVID-19 SAFETY

A Midsummer Night's Dream is an entirely open air performance taking place in a large park in East Bristol. The capacity of the space is 160 seated, but we are not enforcing social distancing. The site will be regularly cleaned, including spot-checks, with hand sanitizer freely available.

 

To ensure we keep everyone safe, Insane Root kindly ask you to not attend your performance if you have symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. If you miss your booked performance due to COVID-19 we will transfer your tickets to the next available show (subject to availability). For more information and ticket cancellations, exchanges and refunds, please see our terms and conditions

VENUE & PERFORMANCE ROUTE DESCRIPTION

  • Further details to follow

ROUTE MAP

  • Further details to follow

WEATHER

 

This is an open air production and will go ahead even in the case of bad weather, unless we deem the performance route unsafe or if there is a threat to life. We recommend bringing warm layered clothing as it can get chilly after dark, and the British summer can be unpredictable!

BOOKABLE ACCESS FACILITIES

  • Access tickets for Hansel & Gretel are offered at the reduced rate of £12.50 each

  • We offer one free personal assistant ticket per booked Access ticket, for customers who would otherwise be unable to attend 

TRAVEL GUIDE

  • Limited dedicated Blue badge car parking is available in the nearest public car park 125m from the performance venue. This is also the drop-off zone for taxis.​​

CUSTOMERS WITH MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • We welcome attendees who need to bring medicines, food or drink to manage a medical condition, or medical equipment. Please contact us if you have any concerns. 

  • Every audience group will be attended by at least two stewards wearing high visibility vests, if you require assistance please raise your hand or make yourself known to them and they will be happy to help you. We will have at least one dedicated first aider on site, and the team will be in radio/phone contact throughout.

ACCESS TO PERFORMANCE

  • Details of BSL interpreted and audio described performances to follow

ASSISTANCE DOGS

  • Assistance dogs are warmly welcome, but no other dogs are permitted into the performance venue

STROBE LIGHTING 

  • There is no strobe lighting in the show

TRIGGER WARNING

  • In this production we are featuring a lesbian relationship, which is aggressively rejected by one of the parents. This may be triggering for some individuals - please contact us if you have any concerns.