After a major six year refurbishment, The National Gallery of Ireland reopened two of its spectacular historic wings in June 2017. As an art loving student at Trinity College next door, I often visited the NGI and attended Sunday morning film screenings, and although there was only a small rotating selection of works on display in…

BBS have rounded up a short selection of accessible alternative Valentine’s events throughout the UK. Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ By Candlelight Valentine’s Concert, Ely Cathedral For out-and-out romance on Valentine’s Weekend, join spectacular Chamber Orchestra The Piccadilly Sinfonietta for a candlelit and bubbly-filled evening, featuring Vivaldi’s masterpiece, The Four Seasons. Ely Cathedral is the only UK building to be…

London’s newest major theatre, The Bridge, is a conscious departure from traditional West End venues that have often failed to adapt to the access requirements of modern audiences. The Bridge was founded in 2017 by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, both former directors at the National Theatre who wanted a modern commercial theatre committed to new…

Back in May we held The BBS MIX  – a concert of mixed genres and abilities. Proceeds support a bursary at the Royal Academy of Music and in particular people who have invisible disabilities, something we wrote about recently. In its 4th year the 2018 version was no exception, having supported Fiona Joice who is a soprano…

The May Fair 2018 bridging the imaginary gap between disabled and able people…… Unlike ‘Florals for Spring’ The May Fair & BBS Mix Concert are groundbreaking! An all day event and pop-up that celebrates spring with inclusive design, music and products. Wed 23rd of May 2018, 16.00 – 22.00  At Charlie Allen Bespoke 1 Coopers Yard, London N1…

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