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Accessible Performance

Access

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, it is not possible for us to present the 2020 Edinburgh International as originally intended. This year’s planned activity has been cancelled and replaced instead by a series of events celebrating Edinburgh’s enduring festival spirit that includes the My Light Shines On programme of online performances, a chamber music soundscape in Princes Street Gardens and spectacular lights across the sky in Edinburgh.

If you would like to receive an English language Braille, audio CD or large print version of the brochure for the 2021 International Festival, and/or Access Guide, in the post please complete the online form below.

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My Light Shines On Films
Central to My Light Shines On is a collection of specially commissioned films by artists across the International Festival’s artforms. The following access provision has been provided for the films.

Close captions are available on the following films:
My Light Shines On: A Celebration of the Festival City
My Light Shines On: Ghost Light by Hope Dickson Leach
My Light Shines On: Mahler & Lieder with RSNO and Karen Cargill
My Light Shines On: The Telephone by Gian Carlo Menotti
Edinburgh Festival Chorus: Carmina Burana

Audio described videos will be available on the following films:
My Light Shines On: Ghost Light by Hope Dickson Leach
My Light Shines On: The Telephone by Gian Carlo Menotti
My Light Shines On: An Evening with Scottish Ballet

Industry Talks Mlso2020

Artists in the Age of Covid
10–14 August 2020

Artists and creators from around the world come together for a series of conversations about the future of the arts in the wake of Covid-19. 

All of these online conversations will be live captioned and feature live BSL translation.

See the full programme and sign up to attend here.

Request a brochure and Access Guide

Enter your details in the form below to receive the English language Braille, audio CD or large print version of the brochure and/or Access Guide in the post.

This is a service we provide free of charge for the blind and visually impaired. If you are looking to sign up to our general mailing list here.