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Touch, feel, and listen: an Audio-Described tour of the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul for blind and partially sighted visitors

Discover the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College and unveil the centuries of history behind this wonderful piece of craftsmanship.

 

Saturday 22nd February 2020, 14.00  to 16.00  

 

This is an audio-described tour for blind and partially sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide who has been trained in audio-description by VocalEyes. The tour will be followed by a workshop session in the Clore Learning Centre, where visitors will be able to explore the past and present lives of the Chapel and the Old Royal Naval College. 

 

Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

 

  • Please meet in the Chapel Vestibule at 13:45. 

  • Chapel tour is from 14.00 to 15.00. 

  • Refreshments and workshop at the Clore, finish 16.00. 

 

Click here for details on how to find us.

 

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome

 

Access to the Chapel - please note: 

Access to the Chapel for wheelchair users is via a ‘Stairmate’, which is a manually driven machine which must be used by a qualified operator. The wheelchair and the wheelchair user are strapped into the machine and the whole machine is tilted to a 45° angle. The Stairmate is not suitable for electric scooters, although it is suitable for some electric wheelchairs. Stairmate specifications: weight limit 440lbs/200kg, maximum width 69.5cm (27”).

 

For H&S reasons, the number of wheelchair users to the Chapel p/tour is limited to 2.

 

For visitors not using the Stairmate but requiring step free access to the front door of the Chapel, please get in touch with us to receive a step-free route map. Once you are inside the Chapel, there are 14 steps to access the main body of the Chapel.

 

Please call the box office on 020 8269 4799 or email access@ornc.org if you need assistance with the booking and/or would like more information. 

 

  • Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 
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Ticket options

  • Disabled access ticket: Touch, feel & listen: an Audio-Described tour £5.00 Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 0 2 max
  • Wheelchair access ticket: Touch, feel & listen: an Audio-Described tour £5.00 Please note due to safety restrictions there are only 2 wheelchair user tickets.. 0 1 max
  • Access Companion ticket: Touch, feel & listen: an Audio-Described tour Free Disabled visitors are welcome to bring a companion at no extra charge. Proof of eligibility may be required. 0 2 max
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Discover the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College and unveil the centuries of history behind this wonderful piece of craftsmanship.

 

Saturday 22nd February 2020, 14.00  to 16.00  

 

This is an audio-described tour for blind and partially sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide who has been trained in audio-description by VocalEyes. The tour will be followed by a workshop session in the Clore Learning Centre, where visitors will be able to explore the past and present lives of the Chapel and the Old Royal Naval College. 

 

Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

 

  • Please meet in the Chapel Vestibule at 13:45. 

  • Chapel tour is from 14.00 to 15.00. 

  • Refreshments and workshop at the Clore, finish 16.00. 

 

Click here for details on how to find us.

 

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome

 

Access to the Chapel - please note: 

Access to the Chapel for wheelchair users is via a ‘Stairmate’, which is a manually driven machine which must be used by a qualified operator. The wheelchair and the wheelchair user are strapped into the machine and the whole machine is tilted to a 45° angle. The Stairmate is not suitable for electric scooters, although it is suitable for some electric wheelchairs. Stairmate specifications: weight limit 440lbs/200kg, maximum width 69.5cm (27”).

 

For H&S reasons, the number of wheelchair users to the Chapel p/tour is limited to 2.

 

For visitors not using the Stairmate but requiring step free access to the front door of the Chapel, please get in touch with us to receive a step-free route map. Once you are inside the Chapel, there are 14 steps to access the main body of the Chapel.

 

Please call the box office on 020 8269 4799 or email access@ornc.org if you need assistance with the booking and/or would like more information. 

 

  • Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.