Bristol City of Film


Accessibility statement for

This website is run by Bristol City Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, and contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:


We’ll consider your request and aim to reply within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us by doing the following:

  • Email:
  • Add the website address for the page you're having problems accessing.
  • Describe the issue you are having.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Bristol City Council is committed to making it’s Bristol City of Film website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

Heading order throughout website isn’t semantically correct. This fails WCAG 2.1 AA success criterion 1.3.1 (Info and Relationships).

Colour Contrast in some places isn’t sufficient. This fails WCAG 2.1 AA success criterion 1.4.1 (Use of colour), 1.4.3 (Contrast minimum), and 1.4.11 (Non-text contrast).

Missing alternative text on some images throughout website. This fails WCAG 2.1 A success criterion 1.1.1 (Non-text Content).

Form labels missing. This fails WCAG 2.1 AA success criterion 1.3.5 (Identify Input Purpose).

The website is currently being reviewed with a new website to be created and delivered from April 2024.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 5 July 2023. The test was carried out by Bristol City Council – Bristol Design using a range of automated software

We tested:

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are continuously working to resolve all identified accessibility issues which are within our control.

This statement was prepared on 03/07/2023 It was last updated on 05/07/2023.