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Attitude is Everything guides translated into 11 languages

The charity's DIY Access Guide, along with its two Access Starts Online guides, have been translated into French, German, Chinese, Arabic and more

By IQ on 21 Jan 2019

Attitude is Everything DIY Access Guide

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Following a positive reception to the English version of its DIY Access Guide, Attitude is Everything has translated the booklet into a further 11 languages.

The guide, which launched in November 2017, contains a series of “cheap and simple hacks” that aim to to help artists and promoters make shows and tours more accessible for disabled/deaf audiences.

With support from the British Council, the guide – along with Attitude is Everything’s Access Starts Online guides for festivals and venues – is now also available in Arabic, simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian.

“We were blown away by the reception the English version of these guides got in the UK and internationally, and we are so excited to be able to share it further globally with the launch of the set of translations made possible by British Council,” says Attitude is Everything CEO Suzanne Bull MBE.

“We know that many artists, venues and event promoters wish to reach out to disabled audiences, but simply lack the know-how to cater to this growing demographic. This guide is our gift to them, and the translations herald our open invitation to help us make live music the world over as accessible as possible.”


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