The Hawth, CrawleyWebsite
Hawth Avenue ,
Box Office: 01293 553636
The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ
Crawley is midway between London and Brighton and is easily accessible by motorway, air (Gatwick Airport is four miles away) and rail.
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Patrons with a disability or who are hearing/visually impaired are entitled to half price tickets for themselves and a companion at the majority of productions. Contact the Box Office on 01293 553636 for more information.
The Hawth car park, situated immediately outside the venue has assigned disabled parking, as well as free parking for cars and coaches. There is level access into the theatre and adapted toilet facilities on two floors.
We have a reserved area capable of accommodating five wheelchair users and their companions in the theatre and five spaces in the studio. A wheelchair is also available to use free of charge (please call in advance to book). The Hawth has a lift to all floors.
Facilities for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Patrons
The Hawth offers British Sign Language interpreted and captioned performances throughout the year. Details of forthcoming performances can be found in the Access Newsletter above.
The Hawth has an induction loop system installed in the theatre and studio for patrons with a ‘T’ switch on their hearing aid.
We welcome TextRelay calls, see www.textrelay.org for more details
Facilities for Visually Impaired Patrons
The Hawth’s Audio Description team of volunteers offer an audio description service during selected shows, describing the action on stage through headsets which can be reserved at Box Office.
The team also offers Talking Programmes. offering background information on the production and performers prior to selected performances. The service is via headset and begins 15 minutes before the show.
If you are interested in wither of these services please contact the Box Office in person or by calling 01293 553636 or email [email protected]
The Hawth brochure is available in Braille, email, large print and audio CD versions or you can listen to the latest brochure here.
Copies are available on request from Marketing on 01293 859954 or email [email protected]
Free Touch Tours
Visually impaired patrons and a companion have the opportunity to take part in a free touch tour prior to the show, where you can be guided around the stage to familiarise yourself with the environment. You can feel the stage sets, props and possibly costumes an hour before the start of the show (subject to producer’s permission) and you may also be able to meet some of the cast. Please ask Box Office for further details when you book your tickets.
The parent and baby room is situated on the ground floor, adjacent to the male toilets. A limited number of booster seats are availableon a first come first served basis.
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