Cancelled Tate Britain Private View

Beardsley Access Evening: Salome Reading

Aubrey Beardsley, ‘Cover Design for ‘The Yellow Book’ Vol.I’ 1894
Aubrey Beardsley, Cover Design for ‘The Yellow Book’ Vol.I 1894. Tate

Blind and Partially Sighted visitors are invited to join us for a private view of Aubrey Beardsley with a performance of Salome by Oscar Wilde

The evening will include an audio description tour of Aubrey Beardsley exhibition and a staged reading of Oscar Wilde’s Salome abridged by Melissa Wilkinson.

The play was famously illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley in 1890s with elements of darkness, cruelty and the blurring of gender. Four costumed actors will read an abridged version of the play within the galleries of the exhibition.

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit


24 April 2020

18.00 – 20.00 Private View
18.30 – 19.00 Performance in the exhibition
19.15 – 19.45 Exhibition tour and Audio Description


  • Seating and hearing support provided
  • Access companions and Guide Dogs welcome
  • Gender neutral and accessible toilets
  • Step-free access

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