with Margaret Cowie and David Tanner.
with Ken Lindsay.
Calton Hill Project
Jim McCafferty talks to Siobhan from the Collective Gallery about The Sightseers, a new observers walk with audio description up Calton Hill in Edinburgh.
This is a new service being provided by the British Wireless for the Blind Fund. Visually impaired people can access all BWFB Sonata Service audio files using a tablet provided free to those who qualify. Derek Young talks to Dave Beard about the service.
World Day for Audio Visual Heritage 2017
27th October was world audio visual day. We also hear some information about events at the National Sound Archive in London.
La Traviata Audio Description and Dementia project
Playback recently produced a CD of the programme notes for Scottish Opera's production of La Traviata. Apart from providing a first class Audio Description Service along with the CD, Scottish Opera provide Dementia friendly performances. Audio Describer Brenda Pell attended one such performance and she sent us some of her thoughts. They're read by John Cavanagh.
Info sound magazine is no longer available in the regular monthly CD. However all the great information they provide is still available in audio in many other formats. Peter Fraser and David explain.
The Talking Messenger is a Cumbria based Talking Newspaper Group who produce lots of things in audio. Roland Myers tells us more.
Tel: 01768 352 864
Amplideck 295 - Telephone SOS Pendant
Roland finds out more from Cobolt systems.
Tel: 01493 700 172
VIP on Air
14 years ago a radio station for the blind and visually impaired was established in Glasgow. It started as VIP on Air, then Insight Radio and now Connect Radio. From our archive we hear about the launch in November 2003. John talks to Robert Kirkwood for an update on the present RNIB Connect Radio.
David Tanner with more chuckles from his archive.