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Workshop/Course, Tue 24 Oct 2017, free entry

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The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

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Contact

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

01227 862162

Address

18 High Street,
Canterbury,
CT1 2RA

Details

Come and help design a new mobile game, learn some history and turn it into a playable story. We are creating a game app as part of the History of Place project. History of Place: Eight Places, Eight hundred years in the lives of deaf and disabled people. You can find out more about it here

This edition of the game will be linked to medieval Faversham and Canterbury and the links between the almshouses and hospitals on the pilgrim’s route to Canterbury Cathedral.

This is a unique opportunity to influence a digital game in development, to influence the stories, the characters, and how and what we play. No coding or games design skills required. Bring your imagination.

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 24 Oct 2017
Times:
11am to 11.45am | 12pm to 12.45pm | 2pm to 2.45pm | 3pm to 3.45pm

Location: The Learning Lab.

Prices

Free entry

No booking required. For more information please contact info@accentuateuk.org

Directions

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Map reference: TR 148578  Lat: 51.27968 Long: 1.07946

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is located in Canterbury high street adjacent to Best Lane.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Notes

  • The Best Lane entrance is step free (lift), it is well lit and has an automatic door.