Accessibility

Venue accessibility information

We try to make our events as accessible as possible for as many people to attend as possible. Please see below for specific information regarding certain accessibility factors for each venue. If you have questions, please get in touch.

General information

• We hope to have a Gender-neutral, wheelchair accessible bathroom at our events.

• Carers are welcome at all of our events.

• Assistance animals are welcome and drinking water is available.

Information for physically disabled people

• We aim to have flat floors, suitable for most wheelchairs & other mobility aids. and doors wide enough for wheelchair users.

• Comfy chairs and tables should be available.

Information for D/deaf, hard-of-hearing, and sound-sensitive people

• We have a portable Induction Loop hearing system compatible with any hearing aid users with a T (telecoil) setting if required.

• We have headphones that can be used with a radio microphone system, to amplify sounds for hearing impaired people who do not wear hearing aids if required.

• Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

• We regretfully do not have the resources for sign language interpreters at our events.

• Closed Captioning (subtitles) will be used on all video presentations used.

• We have an LCD writing tablet available, which is a useful form of alternative communication if required.

• We have a small number of ear defenders for people who need hearing protection in social situations due to sound sensitivity if required.

Information for blind, partially-sighted people, and photosensitive people

• Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

• Large print versions of resources can be made available.

• Audio CD, DAISY CD, MP3 audio, Braille and tactile diagram versions of resources are generally not available.

Information for Autistic, anxious and Neurodiverse people

• Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

• We welcome anxious or nervous people to come along to all of our events early if they want to talk to an individual contact person before coming along. Please get in touch if you would like to meet someone one-to-one in advance, or turn up early by up to 30 minutes for an easier entry to events.

• We have a collection of sensory / stim toys for people to use and play with if required. These are regularly cleaned for hygiene reasons.

• We have a LCD writing tablet available, which is a useful form of alternative communication if required.

Information for people with severe allergies or who are immunocompromised

• We welcome the use of safety / particulate masks for those that wish/need to use them.

First Aid information

First aid kits are available at all Our venues.

In a health emergency, you should call 999.

Food & dietary information

• Food & drinks are available at the venue for a charge.

• The venue charges for tea, coffee, fresh water, soft drinks and food.

• Vegan and gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free food are available for a charge.

• The venue has both standard cow’s milk and soya milk for tea & coffee.

• We will require our volunteers and visitors to not eat food containing allergens (nuts, etc) if they will affect your health. Please let a volunteer know and we’ll ensure this is put in place for you.

• Tobacco and unlawful drugs are not permitted to be used at the venue. You are welcome to bring your own prescription medication.

“Accessibility & Getting Here” by Belfast Trans Resource Centre is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA v.4.0 and has been partly modified.