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The Courtyard Hereford - Access Aids -Infra-red Audio Enhancement

Access Aids

24th July 2018

A variety of access aids are available at The Courtyard.

Hard of Hearing/Deaf

  • Infra-red Audio Enhancement is available for the hard of hearing in the main auditorium and for all film screenings. The equipment can be used with or without a hearing aid.
  • A Hearing Loop is installed.

Visual Impairment

  • Where available films will have audio description available as well as selected live performances.
  • Tactile maps of the building are available from Box Office and at different points around the building.
  • A braille and large print menu is available on request from the Café Bar as well as an audio described version.

Changing Facilities

  • Changing facilities are available for both children and adults with sanitary supplies available.

Autism and Sensory Disorders

  • Ear defenders are available from the Box Office for those who may need them.
  • Social stories are available for all our relaxed screenings and performances.


  • Seat perching stools are available for those who struggle to rise from chairs. The stools are set at a high level than our standard chairs and have arm supports to push up from.

Find out more about Access at The Courtyard.