Marginal Gains for Brighter Brains!

  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
  • Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar
  • Aug 10, 23
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Alan Gow / CODI / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • 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
Venue Age Restriction: 18+ after 21:00 but please check show listing
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Description

Staying sharp as you age is easy… 'just do this one simple thing!' But what if there isn’t just one simple thing but dozens or even hundreds of things we need to do? Sounds like hard work! Marginal gains is about making small, but maybe more manageable changes rather than one big one. Join Professor Alan Gow (Heriot-Watt University) to explore what we know about how our thinking skills change as we age, and how lots of things affecting that might actually give us hope for keeping sharp as we age.

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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: Temporary Ramp, Lift (Platform Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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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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