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Audio Described Tour Past event

Audio Described Tour: Steam, Steel & Submarines

11 Oct 2023


A specially tailored event for blind and visually impaired audiences and their families.

Join us for a tour of our Steam, Steel & Submarines gallery, which explores the history of the Royal Dockyard from Victorian expansion, through two world wars, the nuclear age, the closure and regeneration of the site.

There are a variety of tactile, interactive elements in this gallery which you will have chance to experience.

This audio described tour will be delivered by local artist Wendy Daws of the MESS ROOM, a community arts studio based at Sun Pier House, Chatham, who works closely with Kent Association for the Blind.

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As part of a pilot scheme for access tours at the Historic Dockyard and thanks to generous support from Arts Council England we are able to offer these tours for free.

In return for your free tour, we will be seeking feedback to help us shape a regular programme of access tours.

Access Information

Wendy will meet you at the Visitor Entrance for the start of your tour. The tour will start at 10.30am and will last approximately 2 hours. There will be a 30 minute break in the middle of the tour.

The restaurant is open from 10am and you are welcome to arrive early and purchase tea or coffee.

There is free parking on site and the galleries are fully accessible.

Please click this link to find out more about Accessibility at The Historic Dockyard Chatham.