Do Cows Belong in Fields?

Spoken Word (talk, seminar)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
  • 13:30
  • Aug 6
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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Description

The cows that made the milk that went into your tea or your cereal this morning might well be housed all-year round, never grazing. The image of cows in fields peacefully munching green grass in an idyllic rural setting is not always the case. Is year-round housing a problem, or a legitimate practice for the dairy industry? What does animal welfare mean? Orla Shortall (James Hutton Institute) argues that science alone doesn’t provide the answer. It is ultimately a question of values – specifically, why and how we value agriculture.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Inside the venue, there is a steep internal staircase consisting of 20 steps leading to the basement where The Lower Hall space are located. There is alternative wheelchair access from Rose Street North Lane. Seating is level and unfixed within these venues.
  • Wheelchair access type:
  • Stairs: Not Selected
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • 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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