Access Services


Great theatre and very helpful staff, especially to assist people with disabilities."
Facebook comment, June 2017

We are committed to being accessible and welcoming to everyone. To make your visit as enjoyable as possible we offer a range of services that includes:

Captioned PerformanceCaptioned Performances
(speech is relayed live onto a screen, similar to television subtitles and ideal for those who may find it difficult hearing every word)


Headsets offering amplified sound from the stage (available at all performances; please ask at the Ticket Office for advice on the best places to sit)
Click here to find out how to use the infra-red hearing system


BSL British Sign Language Performances 
(A BSL interpreter will stand in a visible position and interpret the spoken and heard elements of the performance.)


Audio DescribedAudio Described performances (a live narrator describes the action on stage between the dialogue, via headphones)
Touch Tours (accompanying audio described performances, designed for blind or partially sighted audience members) the touch tours will start 90 minutes before the performance time.


Relaxed Performance 
Relaxed Performances 
(aimed at anyone who would benefit from a laid back environment, including young children who may be afraid of the dark or those on the autistic spectrum). For these performances we have designed a Social Story explaining what happens during a show. 


Guide Dogs
Guide dogs and Hearing dogs are welcome, Please advise ticket sales when booking.


Audio Brochures and Programmes

Spring Summer 2020 brochure page turnerSpring / Summer 2020 Large print brochure

Autumn Winter 2019 20 brochure coverAutumn/Winter 2019/20 Large Print Brochure

Spring Summer brochure Spring/Summer 2019 large print brochure

Automatic Doors to both buildings, Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury Playhouse

Lift to Main House (the lift measures approx: 780mm wide and 1400mm deep)

Lift to the Media Space, White Room and Arts Space

Wheelchair boxes in the Main House at Salisbury Playhouse (entrance width approx: 820mm)

Wheelchair spaces in The Salberg at Salisbury Playhouse

Wheelchair spaces available in all rooms at Salisbury Arts Centre

Accessible Toilet at Salisbury Playhouse is located downstairs to the left of the main bar

Accessible Toilet at Salisbury Arts Centre is located downstairs to the left of the main bar


Carer/Companion Scheme

For audience members with disabilities who are unable to attend a performance unless accompanied by a registered carer/companion, we are pleased to offer an additional seat free of charge for the accompanying carer/companion upon purchase of a full-price ticket for the same performance. 

For more information about this scheme, or guidance regarding booking seats, please contact our friendly Ticket Sales team on 01722 320 333 or by email at and they will be happy to help.


We strive to make all of our workshops accessible, for more information please contact Take Part on  01722 343 028