Launch of Final Report, ‘Time to Act’

Two women, one in a wheelchair that's tipped over so she's flat on her back. The other holding to the frame of the chair as she stands on her head.

9:30-11:30 GMT / 10:30-12:30 CET / 11:30-13:30 EET 

Join the British Council, On the Move, and the partners of Europe Beyond Access as we launch this ground-breaking major new study, spanning 42 countries, and looking into the barriers that disabled people experience when accessing the arts.

  • How many European programmers are actively seeking work by disabled artists?
  • What are the barriers stopping mainstream cultural institutions becoming more accessible?
  • Who do Europe’s cultural managers think should be providing guidance and support to help them make their programmes more accessible to disabled arts professionals?
  • These are just some of the questions answered by Time To Act, the first transnational study of its kind.

In this 120-minute online launch, the research authors will be in conversation with key European cultural stakeholders – exploring themes, issues and data explored in the report.

In addition, a number of artists, cultural managers and cultural policymakers will share their responses.

Webinar participants will be invited to ask questions of the research team.

The webinar will take place in English: supported by English Language Captions; British Sign Language, and International Sign. Captions will be translated via A.I. into selected European languages - upon request.