Rose Theatre Kingston is a fully accessible venue.
'I've loved working at the Rose in three productions now, and I've been particularly impressed by their excellent efforts at ensuring no one is excluded from enjoying all this beautiful theatre has to offer.'
Jane Asher, President National Autistic Society; Arthritis Care; Parkinson's UK
Patrons with disabilities enjoy half price tickets. The Rose is a fully accessible and inclusive organisation and we welcome all members of the community. The Rose has recently achieved the first level of the ‘Access is Everything’ scheme for commitment to access within the venue, and we are working towards the silver and gold levels.
The Rose has...
- 10 wheelchair spaces in the auditorium (stalls and circle)
- Blue Badge parking in the High Street and Rose car park
- Accessible toilets on every floor
- Level access into the building and Culture Café
- Lift access to all floors
- Low counters at the Box Office and the Stalls Bar
- Automatic doors to gain entrance into the building
The Rose is committed to ensuring that everyone can enjoy productions at the theatre. If you have any specific seating requirements, require a wheelchair space or wish to book for any of the audio described, captioned or sign-interpreted performances, please contact the Box Office.
For more information on how audio description, captioning and sign-interpreted performances can help you to access a production at the Rose, please view the relevant tabs above.
Please let us know in advance if you are bringing a guide dog, so that we can arrange a water bowl and dog-sitter during the performance if required.
If you require any further information on access please email email@example.com or call 08444 821 556.
UPDATE - Due to refurbishment, the Rose Car Park is only available Thursday to Saturday until the 27th July and closed completely from the 28th July for approx 5 weeks. During these times the offer will be valid on car park tickets from the Bittoms Car Park.
Look out for the access icons on each production's Ticket Info tab and on our brochure and leaflets
Touch tours are before audio described performances, please see the individual shows for the start time. The tours typically happen one to one and a half hours prior to the show time and places are limited so please book in advance.
Audio Description is a live verbal commentary, given through headsets, which describes the setting, costumes, characters, facial expressions, body language and action during silent intervals of the piece being performed.
Photo - Robert Workman