The Audio Description Association (ADA) works to raise the standard and profile of audio description nationwide, supporting audio describers and facilitating a quality service for blind and partially sighted people.

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Update: Whitechapel Art Gallery - Audio Description Tours

183 Whitechapel Art Gallery Audio Description Tours:  Mary Heilmann Exhibition Whitechapel Art Gallery Audio Description Tours:  Mary Heilmann Exhibition Whitechapel Art Gallery’s new programme of audio described tours for blind and partially sighted visitors focuses on its current exhibition of works by…

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Update: Audio Description:  The Art of Access

Note Pad 2016 182 Audio Description: the Art of Access Workshop, London, 21 October 2016, 10.00am-6.00pm: preliminary announcement Sponsored by Royal Holloway, University of London, and organised by Hannah Thompson and Eleanor Margolies, this one-day workshop aims to explore some of the aesthetic and technological questions around the…

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Update: Note Pad June 2016

181 Notes on Blindness Award-winning documentary in cinemas and on demand from 1 July 2016. In the early 1980s, after decades of steady deterioration, writer and academic John Hull lost his sight. To help him make sense of the ensuing upheaval in his life, he began…

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Touch Tour with the Royal Shakespeare Company

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