The Derry-Londonderry team have agreed a two year partnership with the Millennium Forum.

As the popular theatre’s access partner, Specsavers support is enabling the Forum to develop their already successful ‘Access’ initiatives and acquire a portable hearing enhancement loop system for its Studio Theatre. The loop system will also be used for additional break out and meeting rooms.

Fully accessible to everyone

Lisa Heaney, box office and access manager said, ‘The Millennium Forum is a forward thinking and proactive organisation and this new initiative ensures we are achieving our aim of being accessible to everyone. We’re delighted to welcome Specsavers as our new access partner and we look forward to welcoming a store representative to our access working group.’

Proud to give back to the community

Daibheid McHugh, store director said, ‘The Millennium Forum has a special in the minds and affections of local people in the North-West and as a locally owned optical and audiology outlet, Specsavers Derry~Londonderry is proud to get involved with and give something back to our local community.

‘The access initiative is an excellent and very worthwhile project helping people with disabilities more fully experience and enjoy a wide range of theatre performances.’

Theatre thanks Specsavers

Thanking Specsavers Cara McCartney, sponsorship officer at the theatre said, ‘We have a wonderful partnership with Specsavers in Derry and their support of our new access programme is set to create further opportunities for staff engagement and training for both the theatre and Specsavers.

'The Millennium Theatre continues to lead the way in audience accessibility and we look forward to ensuring our building is also fully kitted out for customers with hearing challenges.’

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