Accessibility

Getting to the Venue

Femspectives 2020 takes place at Civic House, 26 Civic Street, Glasgow, G4 9RH. All events take place in the Canteen and the Event Space.

Check our Travel Fund + How to Get Here page for information on how to get to the venue.

Travel Fund

We have a Travel Fund available for anyone who needs support getting to/from the venue in order to attend our events. More info on our Travel Fund + How to Get Here page.

Access at the Venue

Access

Both the Canteen and the Event Space are wheel-chair accessible.

There is a wheel-chair accessible toilet on the groundfloor.

There is a lift to access to the main entrance on Civic Street. The doors do not open automatically, but there is a bell to ring for assistance. All of our festival volunteers will be trained to operate the lift.

Toilets

There are gender-neutral toilets on the ground floor with multiple stalls as well as a wheelchair-accessible toilet.

Brochure

A text-only version of the brochure can be downloaded here and a print-out will also be available at the box office.

Large print versions of all handouts will be available at the box office.

Start + End Times

Start and end times of all events are noted on our event pages on our website, Facebook events and Eventbrite event pages.

A programme overview with all start & end times will be available at the box office.

Quiet Space

A Quiet Space will be available at Civic House.

Seating

Seating is available. There are chairs and comfortable bean bags provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact access@femspectives.com if you require reserved seating.

Floors + Lighting

The floors in the canteen and event space are grey.

The lighting is bright. The Event Space is fitted with black-out curtains; the Canteen has windows along the long side of the room, letting in daylight and street lights.

(Assistance) Dogs

Assistance dogs and all other dogs are welcome at the venue.

Access at Film Screenings

Start + End Times

Download the start + end times of all our events here. A printed version of this overview will be available at the box office.

Key to Access Symbols

The following access symbols are used in the brochure to highlight events with post-screening discussions, closed captions and BSL interpretation.

Subtitles + Captions

All films will be screened with English subtitles.

The following film screenings will be captioned:

BSL Interpretation

BSL interpretation will be available during the following events:

Relaxed Screenings

The following events will be Relaxed Screenings (autism-friendly):

Discussions

Events with post-screening discussions are marked in the brochure and online. Our discussions are participatory and everyone is welcome to contribute.

Content Warnings

An overview of content warnings for ALL films is available here. Content warnings will also be included on relevant events pages and will be available to view at the box office.

Translation Fund

We are happy to provide translations for individuals and groups who are not confident to converse entirely in English. If you’d like to have a translator present or receive translated programme notes, please contact us via email with your language requirements and which events you would like to attend at access@femspectives.com.

Groups

Groups can enquire about tickets via our Group Ticket Enquiry form.

Safe Space Policy

Our Safe Space Policy applies throughout the duration of the festival. Please make yourself familiar with this document. If you have any concerns, get in touch with the festival organisers via email on hello@femspectives.com or in person at one of our events.