Accessibility

This statement aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer our visitors. If this does not provide adequate information, please get in touch with us at [email protected] or call the Barbican Box Office on 0207 638 8891. Hard of hearing customers, please text 07710 854 085.

All the events are at different locations are free and unticketed on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open roughly 15 minutes before the start of each screening.

If you are unable to queue or wait to be seated, we can provide an access pass that allows you queue-free access and a guaranteed seat. To get your pass by mail, please get in touch with us by 22 September 2019 by email to [email protected] or call the Barbican Box Office on 0207 638 8891. Hard of hearing customers, please text 07710 854 085.

After 22 September, you can pick up an access pass on the day of the screening at either the Site Office located next to Le Parisien café in Leytonstone station or at the Info Hub at the bottom of Leytonstone Library.

The information below gives a general guide to each venue.

The Barbican Family Film Hub is in St John’s Leytonstone Churchyard

On entering the churchyard from the front gate off Church Ln there is a slightly uneven asphalt walkway.

An uneven asphalt pathway then turns onto a gravel path with level wheelchair accessible matting running to the outdoor space during the festival weekend. 

Seating will be on the ground with some chairs provided. Feel free to bring folding chairs. There will be a quiet space for those who need a break from the noise and hustle and bustle.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

St John’s Leytonstone Church 

On entering the churchyard from the front gate off Church Ln there is a slightly uneven asphalt walkway. There are wheelchair ramps for entry to the church itself with level access.

Most seating in the church will be in pews, and some alternative seating will be provided. Most seating will be sturdy. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve alternative seating. 

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

St John’s Leytonstone Church Hall

This is accessed from Leytonstone High Rd between the Church and Matalan. There is level access from the pavement and there is an accessible WC inside.

There will be a mix of sturdy and seating on the floor provided. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve alternative seating. 

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

The End of the Lane Cinema Screen and Studio is in the carpark at the end of Church Lane

There will be level access and an accessible WC. Most of the seating will be on deckchairs or on cushions and beanbags. Some sturdy seating will be provided. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve a sturdy seat.

The bottom of Church Lane has been recently paved but there is a large amount of street furniture and a step between the road and pavement. There are pedestrian crossings.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

Church Lane Community Garden is near the footbridge off Harold Road

There is uneven pavement leading up to and a step up into the garden itself. The path in the garden is fairly level but only partially paved with grass and gravel, and the garden is generally overgrown.

Limited seating will be provided to experience the drop-in installation.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.2 miles

Leyton 6th Form

Leyton 6th Form has level access and the theatre (where the event will take place) is accessible.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.9 miles

Leytonstone Library

There are two entrances to the library. The entrance on the corner of Church Lane and Leytonstone High Road is level to the pavement and has automatic doors. This entrance gives access to the lift to all levels. 

There is access to all levels via the lift. The library also has two accessible WCs, one on ground level and one on level 2. Sturdy seating will be provided in the hall.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

The Stone Space

Entrance to The Stone Space is level to the pavement. Flooring inside is level with wide corridors. Some seating will be provided to experience the installation.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 466 ft

The Birds

Entrance to The Birds is slightly uneven. Ground floor has level wooden floors throughout.

From the ground floor, there are three steps up to WCs.

There are also three steps up to a landing - it is then 20 steps up to the screening space, with WCs on the same floor, all level.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.2 miles

The Red Lion

There are two steps up to the entrance of The Red Lion. The ground floor is then level. There are 11 steps down to WCs.

Through a doorway, there are 28 steps up to the venue space with WCs on this same floor.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.1 miles

Leytonstone Social Club (previously known as The Ex-Servicemen's Club)

There are four steps up to the entrance of Leytonstone Social Club. There are then 16 stairs up to a landing with WCs and three more steps up the venue space.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 0.2 miles

Nexus Centre

The Nexus Centre has level access.

Distance from Leytonstone station: 1.3 miles

Are there accessible toilets?

Yes, accessible toilets are available at each of the toilet blocks marked with event signage. All accessible toilets will be located near to hard ground paths for easier access. There are also accessible toilets inside the Leytonstone Library, with level access from the corner of Leytonstone High Road and Church Lane.

Is there accessible parking?

There will be no specific blue badge parking as it’s a street event. Please make use of nearby streets with usual blue badge restrictions. Please note the parking suspensions and road closures throughout the weekend.

Is there bike parking?

Bike parking is available near the bus park on Kirkdale Road.

Content advice

Some of the screened content may have flashing images, and might be unsuitable for some viewers. We will be updating individual listings with a broad description of content.

Will the screenings be captioned or have subtitles?

A number of our screenings are subtitled and this will be flagged individually in each listing. Our Bugsy Malone Sing-A-Long will be preceded by a BSL intro, and Sign For All are holding a Generation Dance workshop that will be inclusive for D/deaf, CODA and hearing children.

Transport - what are accessible options? 

The nearest step-free stations to Leytonstone Station are Stratford, Stratford International and South Woodford. A full TfL map of step-free stations is here.

Please use TfL's 'Plan an accessible journey' planner to plot your most convenient route.