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BSL Guided Tour of Festival Artworks

Free: Book a place

BSL Guided Tour

Saturday 24 July, 10.15am  - 11.40am

Free: Book a place

Meet in City Square next to Arrivals + Departures

This Tour is led by Deaf signer John Wilson, who works with major museums and galleries across the UK, including the Tate Galleries, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, and the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. His interpretation will not be translated into sound.

Also accompanying the Tour is hearing volunteer, BSL interpreter Katie Bazini (The Deaf Hub). 

The Tour is designed for Deaf people and their Personal Assistants.

Very limited tickets available - please only book if you are fully intending to come, thank you.

Find out more about the Festival and enjoy Guided Tours of this year’s four main City Centre 3D installation artworks in and around centre:mk.

The four artworks:

Gaia by Luke Jeram: A stunning replica of our planet, featuring NASA imagery and an accompanying soundscape. Find out more heregaia-by-luke-jerram

Breathing Room by Anna Berry: An installation that people can move within, powered by mechanics to move as if breathing. Find out more: anna-berry-breathing-room

Arrivals +Departures: An artwork about birth, death and the journey in between, displaying names submitted by the public. Find out more: yara-davina-arrivals-departures

The Woodpeckers by Marco Barotti: Robotic woodpeckers transform signals from our phones into rhythmic beats. Find out more: marco-barotti-the-woodpeckers

These tours, taken at a relaxed pace, will be operated within Covid-19 safety guidelines and can accommodate 12 people per tour. 

To book a place, please use the 'Tickets' button below.

Access Information

The Festival aims to be as accessible as possible and welcomes people with disabilities. We always welcome specific access enquiries - you can email us at access@stables.org or call the Box Office on 01908 280800.

Assistance Dogs Welcome
Assistance Dogs Welcome at this event
British Sign Language interpreted
BSL interpreted
Assistive Listening and Hearing Loop available
Relaxed performance or tour available
Relaxed performance or tour available
Seating available
Seating available at this event
Disabled toilets available
Disabled Toilets available
Wheelchair Accessible event
Wheelchair Accessible