Access Tour Exhibition

Sneakers Unboxed BSLTour

Join this British Sign Language tour of Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street.

What to expect

This British Sign Language tour of the Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street exhibition with specialist guide Martin Glover will give British Sign Language visitors an insight into the cultural history of sneakers, the most iconic and sought after pairs, from high fashion to sport, as well as groundbreaking innovations changing the way sneakers are designed.

Booking information

Free event. Pre-booking required.

Due to very limited capacity, this tour is only for British Sign Language visitors.

Please ensure you only book if you definitely plan to attend, and please cancel your booking in advance if your availability changes.

Capacity: 20 people


Whether you’re taking part in the dedicated Access programme or just popping in for a visit, the museum does everything it can to make sure your experience is enjoyable.


Martin Glover

Martin Glover is a qualified architect and a deaf BSL user. He advocates an ideology called “DeafScope”, where he considers how the perception of colour and pattern play a critical role in design and its relation to accessibility.

The exhibition

Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street

Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired new subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.