Venue DescriptionGlasgow’s centre for lovers of film, Glasgow Film Theatre has been leading the way in specialised cinema for forty years. From art house cinema to late night cult screenings and from classics back on the big screen to independent documentaries, there's something for everyone at GFT. In 2017 GFT was named Accessibility Champion in the Scottish Council on Deafness Star Awards. In 2017 GFT became the first cinema in the UK to receive the Autism Friendly Award from The National Autistic Society and in October 2017 we launched a regular dementia friendly film programme for people affected by dementia.
For further information about venue accessibility at GFT please visit http://glasgowfilm.org/plan-your-visit/venue-access. For website accessibility please visit http://www.glasgowfilm.org/accessibility
Accessibility Guide Link: https://glasgowfilm.org/what-we-do/plan-your-visit/venue-access
Access Statement Link: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/glasgow-film-theatre
Take 2 Access - on the 1st Saturday of every month we offer relaxed screenings in a low sensory environment for children and young people with Autism and/or additional support needs. Access Film Club- on the 2nd Monday of every month we offer an autism-friendly film event for people aged 15+. Everyone is welcome Visible Cinema- varied day monthly D/deaf-friendly and Hard of Hearing-friendly film programme. Everyone is welcome. Movie Memories - on the 3rd Thursday of every month we offer dementia-friendly film events designed for people affected by dementia. Everyone is welcome A wide range of Captioned and Audio Described film screenings every month.
In 2016 GFT was named Accessibility Champion by the Scottish Council on Deafness In 2017 GFT became the first cinema in the UK to receive the Autism Friendly Award from The National Autistic Society. In 2017 GFT received a Life Changes Trust Award to run regular dementia-friendly film events.
1 accessible toilet located on ground level via ramp access. 1 accessible toilet on level 1 (accessible by steps or via lift)
Equality and Diversity Training Deaf Awareness Training Basic British Sign Language Awareness (BSL) Autism Awareness Training Dementia Awareness Training (Staff and volunteers are dementia friends)
It is still mandatory to wear face coverings in cinemas, although there are exemptions for some people. It is reasonable to remove a face covering when you need to eat and drink, but you must replace your face covering once you have finished eating and drinking. If you wear a face visor/shield you are asked to also wear a face covering, as a visor is not considered to offer sufficient protection. You must bring your own face covering to GFT. All staff will be wearing masks. From 1st April, all Monday to Thursday matinees before 5pm have capacity set to 50% maximum. All other screenings have full, unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated). We recommend buying tickets online as this guarantees you will get a ticket. All tickets booked online or over the phone can be collected from Box Office on arrival at the cinema. Box Office opens daily, 30 minutes before the first film, and closes 15 minutes after the start time of the last film in the evening. Tickets are on a first come, first served basis and we would recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Hand sanitiser stations are available for customers to use throughout GFT. You will be asked to use these when entering GFT. Please use these as/when needed while visiting GFT. There is now no requirement for businesses to collect contact details for Test and Protect. However contact details are mandatory for any advance bookings that you make so we can contact you in the event of any changes or cancellations. Our programme will be updated on a monthly basis with new screenings. We highly recommend signing up for our weekly enewsletterto keep up to date with all new film programming information: glasgowfilm.org/enewsletters. Please email email@example.com to let us know if you require any assistance with access including use of the lift for your visit to Cinema 1. If you require a wheelchair space and carer ticket, please email with your contact details including telephone number so we can call you back to help with your booking. GFT accepts the CEA card for customers who require a carer ticket to visit the cinema, subject to availability. Please send any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org (this email is monitored Monday to Friday only, from 10am to 6pm).
Assistance dog facilities
Assistance dog exercise facilities
Other assistance dog facilities
GFT offers water bowls for assistance dogs.
The venue says it has...
- Audio Described
- Accessible Format
- Sign Language
- Carer Discount
- Dedicated Seating
- Disabled Access
- IR Induction Loop
- Induction Loop
- Large Print
- Access Statement
- Online Booking
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