Join us any time from 5pm to immerse yourself in an exhibition which showcases the history of disability provision and communication from the first cohort of students and staff at the University of Kent, to the present day.
Take your time to wander around the exhibition with others while having some wine or soft drinks, and then head into the Marlowe Lecture Theatre round the corner from the exhibition at 6pm to watch a collection of short films featuring current and past students and staff on their experiences of disability. The films will last less than 30 minutes, and are all captioned and signed in British Sign Language. Refreshments will be available from 17:00 until 19:00.
5-6pm: Exhibition viewing in Marlowe Building Foyer, refreshments available
6pm-6.30pm: Film shorts screening in Marlowe Lecture Theatre 1
Exhibition objects will have audio description; and BSL videos will be played for the welcome and introduction at the event.
The exhibition is in Marlowe foyer on the ground floor of the Marlowe building. The nearest parking is approximately 200 metres away in Eliot Car Park, and there is a step free route from the car park to the Marlowe building. Parking is free for all visitors from 5pm. Accessible toilet facilities are located to the left of the building on the ground floor. For more information on access, please visit AccessAble's guide to the Marlowe Building.
For any questions about accessibility or the event in general, please email WellbeingEvents@kent.ac.uk.What else is on for Disability History Month at Kent?
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Update: If you didn't manage to book, please do just come along!