Bàrdachd Cogaidh – War Poetry

Spoken Word (poetry, event)

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  • Army @ The Fringe - Drill Hall
  • 16:30
  • Aug 17
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 0+
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Army at the Fringe and Scottish Poetry Library
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience participation, Covid safety measures, Hand sanitiser, one way system, masks available, 1.5m distance from front row, full ventilation and capacity reduced, seat clean between each show and full clean on open and close.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
Details for the livestream on www.armyatthefringe.org
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This show has performances in multiple locations


Bithibh còmhla rinn airson seisean sònraichte a' toirt sealladh air bàrdachd cogaidh. Thèid an seisean a stiùireadh gus cothrom a thoirt do luchd-ionnsachaidh is fileantach tuilleadh eòlais a chur air eachdraidh nan Gàidheal sna feachdan armaichte. Join us for a special session bringing the Gaelic poetry of armed conflict to life. This guided session will offer both learners and fluent speakers the chance to understand the contribution of Gaelic speakers to the history of the armed forces.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Audiences will be checked in at street level before making their way down a flight of stairs to our courtyard waiting area. From here, there is level access to the Drill Hall space. Exit is via another flight of stairs leading from the building to the pavement. Regrettably our stairlift has broken at the last minute and will not be fixed in August. Access to our Drill Hall is via a flight of stairs down to our courtyard and exit is via a further flight of stairs back up to pavement level. For customers with access requirements, the only access to the Drill Hall in 2021 will be via an assisted mobility chair. This will involve a team of soldiers assisting customers down to the basement level of our venue. For wheelchair users, this will require moving or being assisted from a wheelchair to the mobility chair in order to reach the basement level. Use of the mobility chair will involve some close contact with our front of house team, who will be masked at all times. We apologise for any inconvenience cause and are happy to discuss requirements via [email protected]
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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