Drag Queen Story Hour

Children's Shows (family-friendly, drag)

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  • Assembly George Square Studios - Four
  • 10:30
  • Aug 5-31
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 0+ (0-12)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Wales
  • Group: Drag Queen Story Hour UK
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 0 and above (0+)(Audience Participation)
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Relaxed Performance
    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 18 months

Description

Are you sitting comfortably kids? It's time for Drag Queen Story Hour – an interactive storytime like no other! Join in on the interactive fun with sing songs, stories and lots and lots of jumping around! Miss Aida H Dee is the first drag queen in the UK to read stories to children in a nursery. She has travelled from Guernsey in the Channel Islands to the Brighton Festival at the Brighton Dome. This August, she comes to Edinburgh for her nationally acclaimed Drag Queen Story Hour show!

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Relaxed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Lift access through the glass box into the main studio area. If not taking the lift there are 12 steps down into the performance space. There is level access via Windmill Lane off of Buccleuch Place.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 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


Relaxed performances

  • Dates: 5 August, 6 August, 7 August, 8 August, 9 August, 10 August, 11 August, 12 August, 13 August, 14 August, 15 August, 16 August, 20 August, 22 August, 21 August, 23 August, 24 August, 25 August, 26 August, 29 August, 28 August, 27 August, 30 August, 31 August, 17 August, 18 August, 19 August
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team for more information or to discuss any accessibility requirements.
  • Character Introduction Details
  • Additional information: Information not supplied

Be aware that this show features:

  • Audience required to walk around
  • Audience required to undertake directed movement
  • Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
  • Audience invited on stage
  • Performer goes into audience area
  • Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
  • Permission to move around and make noise
  • Permission to engage with performer

Show does not feature:

  • Total Audience Black Out
  • Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
  • Distinctive smells
  • Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
  • Latex balloons
  • Characters expressing anger
  • Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
  • An intermission
  • Audience chill out area
  • Show guide or synopsis or character list

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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