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Gratte Ciel: Place des Anges Touch Tour

A Pre-Show Touch Tour and Audio Description for Blind and Visually Impaired People Saturday 29 July 2023

Tickets are the pre-show touch tour are free but must be booked in advance. Please contact the Festival box office, 01908 280800 or email access@stables.org A ticket for the performance must also be purchased - cost £6.

Come and get a behind the scenes with this familiarisation Touch Tour ahead of the biggest show the Festival has ever programmed – Place des Anges (Place of Angels) is  an immersive sensory aerial spectacle written and directed by Pierrot Bidon and Stéphane Girard and produced and performed by leading French theatre company Gratte Ciel. 

A multitude of winged white angels – acrobats, climbers, dancers and circus artists - animate the night sky above central Milton Keynes. Suspended from invisible zip lines, they float and fly overhead , defying gravity scatteringr white feathers on to the audience below.


Tour Guide and Audio Describer:  Eleanor Margolies

 Eleanor has been describing theatre and dance since 2003. She also enjoys writing guides for museums and galleries, and live architectural tours. Innovative approaches to audio description are a particular interest, drawing on her research into how elements such as sound and touch contribute to the experience of performance. Her other work as a writer and theatre researcher ranges from creative writing workshops in galleries to guided walks, and from archival research to model-making.

Access Facilities

Assistance Dogs WelcomeDrop-Off and Pick-Up PointBlue Badge Parking availableWheelchair Viewing Area AvailableAudio DescribedWheelchair Accessible

What to Expect

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Family Friendly 
🙌 Join In! 
🔊 Make Some Noise 
🌳 Outdoor Event 
🚨 Flashing Lights

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Gratte Ciel: Place des Anges

written and directed by Pierrot Bidon and Stéphane Girard Friday 28 – Saturday 29 July 2023

A beautiful, astonishing and breathtaking spectacle to enchant audiences of all ages - Friday 28 & Saturday 29 July, 9.45pm