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Sensory Concerts® - Newcastle Music Festival

Published 17th June, 2019 in Concert or Performance
  • Location

    5 Fort Drive
    Newcastle East NSW 2300

  • Date

    12th August 2019 to 12th August 2019

  • Time

    See event website

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Sensory Concerts® is a series of high quality classical music concerts for children and adults with sensory/special needs. People with sensory needs are easily overwhelmed by crowd, noise, light, smell, and touch. Young children are especially sensitive to their surroundings, and tend to react in certain ways to cope, such as moving, or making noise. That’s why families with children tend to shy away from traditional concerts.

Sensory Concerts® differs from the traditional concert expectations, with a more relaxed atmosphere, with small numbers, various seating options, retreat space, and on-site therapist support.

Sensory Concerts® brings people together who may feel socially isolated due to their challenges, to have equal access to quality music without fear of judgement. It's not only the audience that benefits. It is absolutely heartwarming and inspiring for the musicians, to see such amazing reactions and responses to their music!

Event Location

5 Fort Drive
Newcastle East NSW 2300

Events on this site are provided by the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse. Event information is believed accurate but is subject to change by the event organiser.

Published 17th June, 2019 in Concert or Performance
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