Sheffield Doc/Fest is committed to providing a positive and inclusive experience for all festival audiences, to enable attendees to discover documentary, including those with disabilities and other access requirements.
For all enquiries relating to accessibility and reasonable adjustments please email access [at] sidf.co.uk or call +44 (0) 114 276 5141.
Accessing the Festival
Tickets and Festival Passes
Doc/Fest offers concession rates on tickets, Festival Passes and Doc/Lover Wristbands for those who are students, senior citizens and claimants of job seekers allowance and incapacity benefits.
Concessionary Festival Passes or Wristbands will be available from 1 December 2018
In addition, Doc/Fest will offer a complimentary ticket or Festival Pass to a Personal Assistant, Carer or sign language interpreter needed by those requiring this support. Please contact the Box Office at boxoffice [at] sidf.co.uk to request this along with proof of DLA or a valid CEA card, or equivalent.
If you have any access requirements, please email boxoffice [at] sidf.co.uk or call 0114 276 5141. They will be able to assist you with your requirements. Please note that Wheelchair spaces are subject to availability.
Sheffield Doc/Fest has a policy of ensuring all venues are wheelchair accessible. You can find information on all venues, including details of blue badge parking, wheelchair accessibility, wheelchair spaces, accessible toilets, and hearing loops, by clicking here.
Travel and Accommodation
You can find a list of recommended accommodation and travel options, including budget options and initiatives, and their accessibility information by clicking here.
Support for those with Babies & Children
Doc/Fest is a breastfeeding friendly event, and those with babies should feel welcome to breastfeed at Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square, and all festival venues.
You can find out more about which Doc/Fest venues are breastfeeding welcome, pushchair accessible and provide baby changing facilities (including which are unisex) by clicking here.
Doc/Fest has partnered with TLC Mobile childcare to help those with children attend the Festival by bringing the childcare to them at a location of their choice. To discuss, email us at hospitality [at] sidf.co.uk or call us on +44 (0)114 276 5141. A list of local childminders can also be found by clicking here.
Talks & Sessions posted on our Youtube channel will be subtitled throughout from the 2018 Festival onwards.
If you have any suggestions or comments then please email maria.stoneman [at] sidf.co.uk, Head of Operations & HR.