Accessibility

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

Getting to and from the Venue

  • There is limited paid parking on-site Monday-Friday 8 am-6 pm. Parking is free after 6 pm and on weekends. There is no designated accessible parking.
  • There is no designated drop off point.
  • The nearest bus stop to the venue is on Garscube Road – Corn Street or Cowcaddens station. Buses servicing these stops include 7, 68, 71a, 72, 75 and M3.
  • The closest subway station is Cowcaddens, approximately 5 minutes away: www.spt.co.uk/subway.

Travel Fund: We are happy to provide travel bursaries for anyone who needs support getting to/from the venue in order to attend our events. Please email access@femspectives.com outlining your access needs.

At the Venue

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.

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

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.

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

A Quiet Space will be available at Civic House.

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.

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 and all other dogs are welcome at the venue.

Access at Film Screenings

All films will be screened with English subtitles.

The following events will be captioned:

BSL interpretation will be available during the following events:

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

Events with post-screening discussions are marked in the brochure and online.

An overview of content warnings will be available here shortly. 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.

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.

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