Accessibility At The Festival

The Edinburgh TV Festival is committed to providing an inclusive experience for all delegates. We hope this guide will be helpful in planning your Festival attendance, and we encourage you to get in touch with any questions or concerns you may have so that we can ensure you can get as much out of the Festival as possible. As well as contacting us directly, please do complete the Accessibility section of the Registration Form when you come to purchase your pass so that we have all the information we need to give you a great Festival experience.

Digital Sessions

The full Edinburgh TV Festival 2022 programme will be available on demand to Festival delegates on our virtual event platform. All sessions within the programme will be fully captioned. BSL interpreted sessions will be marked in the programme.

Accessibility FAQs

Visual Impairments

The virtual event platform’s user interface conforms with WCAG 2.1 AA. The user interface handles magnification and reflow well and is mostly keyboard navigable. The platform is screen reader accessible on the desktop browser. If you have any issues using the platform, please let us know and we will do our best to find a workaround.

 

How to Use Delegate Connect with NVDA

Edinburgh Venues - 2022

All Festival venues are wheelchair accessible. Please note that wheelchair spaces in sessions are subject to availability.

An Induction Loop is available in the Pentland Auditorium in the central section of seats from row F to the rear of the auditorium. To use this, delegates should switch their hearing aids to the “T” position.  Additional induction loops may be installed as required.

For all enquiries relating to accessibility and reasonable adjustments please email info@thetvfestival.com, or call +44(0)207 843 0148

For detailed information on accessibility at the EICC please click here.

Autism Aware

The Edinburgh TV Festival is committed to promoting equality and improving accessibility for everybody.  We understand that for some people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), sensory or additional needs, attending an event such as this can be a daunting experience.

Download the EICC Autism Friendly Visitors Guide here.

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