Note Pad

Welcome to The Audio Description Association’s E-newsletter, Note Pad.
below you will find back issue and the current edition.

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For details of The Audio Description Association’s next workshop, the latest edition of Note Pad has also been uploaded.

The Audio Description Association's E-newsletter, Note Pad.

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  • Download: Note Pad October 2013 (pdf - 241 KB)
    Item 50 ADA Annual general meeting / song and spectacle workshop. Item 51 ADA Newsletter. Item 52 Equity Committee elections.
  • Download: Note Pad August/September 2013 (pdf - 194 KB)
    Item 54 Panto workshop. Item 55 Admit all – better access build bigger audiences. Item 56 Relaxed performances.
  • Download: Note Pad March 2014 (pdf - 158 KB)
    Item 67 Setting the scene workshop. Item 68 Directory of partially sighted advisors. Item 69 In memorium – John Webb 1947-2014 Item 70 Job Vacancy.
  • Download: Note Pad April 2014 (docx - 16 KB)
    Item 72 – New International Initiative on Audio Description
  • Download: Note Pad July 2015 (pdf - 211 KB)
    Item 132 – Congratulations Anne. Item 133 – ADA ‘S 2015 AGM and lecture. Item 134 – Museum of the year 2015- Audio described intros available. Item 135 – What’s on in Wales – New National Access Scheme. Item 136 – Describer needed for panto. Item 137 – First National AD Conference of the Century- Preliminary announcement.
  • Download: Note Pad August 2015 (pdf - 144 KB)
    Item 140 –Ada’s 2015 AGM and Lecture. Item 141 – New Ofcom Consultation on Electronic Programme Guides. Item 142 – The Inclusive Museum – Examining the impact of multi-sensory audio description on memorability. Item 143- AD at your local cinema .com Item 144 – Updates on projects we mentioned earlier.
  • Download: Note Pad November 2015 (pdf - 353 KB)
    Item 156 – Christmas Post - Seasons Greetings.
  • Download: Note Pad December 2015 (pdf - 546 KB)
    Item – 157 – Growing Audiences for Audio description – National conference – Birmingham Hippodrome 14th March 2016. Item 158 – German Speaker – Audio describer wanted / Script writer wanted. Item 159 – Experimenting with Integrated audio description. Item 160 Multisensory Christmas Cards. Item 161 – Two London Firsts For Vocal Eyes.
  • Download: Note Pad June 2016 (docx - 28 KB)
    Item 181 – Notes On Blindness. Item 182 – Audio description – the art of access – London Workshop – 21st October 10 AM. Item 183 – Whitechapel art gallery – Audio description tours. Item 184 – ADA 2016 AGM and Workshop. Item 185 – Fashion Statement – ADA Scotland introduces Audio describer gilets. Item 186 - Still to come.
  • Download: Note Pad Oct 2016 (pdf - 147 KB)
    Item 192 – Growing audiences for audio description – Conference Report.
  • Download: Growing Audiences Final Document as mentioned in October 2016's edition of Note Pad. (pdf - 2 MB)
  • Download: Note Pad May 2017 (pdf - 404 KB)
    Item 204 – Workshop on describing Burlesque in Blackpool. Item 205 – Date for your diary. Item 206 – 2017/2018 – Membership subscriptions now due. Item 207 – Shape Arts – Audio description Symposium at Tate Exchange. Item 208 – Sennheiser Mobile connect app for theatre AD.