Accessible theatre in Cambridgeshire

Information about accessible theatre in Cambridgeshire for children and young people with disabilities and additional needs.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

The Arts Theatre in Cambridge offers accessible performances throughout the year, including half-term and panto productions for children (see below).

As well as relaxed, audio-described, BSL-interpreted and captioned  performances, the theatre offers bookable Touch Tours.

For deaf/hard of hearing theatre-goers, the theatre has a Sennheiser infra-red hearing enhancement system, designed to help deaf and hard of hearing patrons both without hearing aids, and those who have hearing aids with a ‘T’ setting. It offers a limited number of headsets and personal induction loops free of charge.

There are eight spaces reserved for wheelchair users in the stalls and the theatre has two house wheelchairs which can be provided for all performances.

Reduced-price tickets

Where possible, there are reduced priced tickets for customers with disabilities and one companion. Please note: there are no discounts on bottom price seats.

If you would like to buy tickets or request accessible seating for a performance, including wheelchair spaces,  call  01223 503333 or email:

Spotlight Theatre

Huntingdon’s musical youth theatre group.

Spotlight Productions has been the resident youth theatre at Hinchingbrooke School, Huntingdon since it was established in 2004. It is a non-profit-making community-based performing arts group committed to producing outstanding musical theatre for young people in the Cambridgeshire area. It is run by a team of dedicated enthusiastic volunteers. Its key aims are to:

encourage and nurture singing, dancing and acting talent among 11-28 year olds
perform much-loved musicals
demonstrate to its audiences that a West End theatre experience can be had locally in Cambridgeshire.

For more information click here.

It's nearly panto time - oh yes it is!

Online pantos

If you can’t get to a theatre, what about online offerings to make the season special?  We’ve not seen these so these are suggestions to get you thinking and searching rather than quality recommendations – we searched for ‘online pantomimes’ and ‘online children’s theatre’.  Some are even free!

ADC Theatre

The oldest University playhouse in the country, the ADC is  a department of the University of Cambridge,  run almost entirely by students with no Faculty involvement.

Box office

01223 300085

Opening times: Monday – Saturday 1 – 7pm