Access

Perth Festival is committed to making our events and performances accessible.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Wendy Martin, Perth Festival is committed to presenting work by the world’s leading artists with disability. This commitment addresses a core value of the Festival’s artistic vision to celebrate difference and develop diverse audiences.

Contact Us

Please contact us via any of the following and we will be happy to assist:

Phone 08 6488 8616 
Email access@perthfestival.com.au 
Skype Chat Perth Festival Access Bookings (access@perthfestival.com.au)

National Relay Service

You can contact Perth Festival through the National Relay Service.
TTY users phone 133 677
Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727
Or via relayservice.gov.au

Festival information

Did you know you can get Festival information in alternative formats? 

The Festival brochure is also available:

  • Online here
  • As a large print PDF, and Word file
  • In audio version on event pages 

The Lotterywest Season 2 brochure is also available:

The Writers Week brochure is also available:

Please refer to the Perth Festival Access Guide for detailed information about performance venues.

Access Calendar

As an easy reference, here is your Access Calendar  (PDF, Word) listing all access services provided across the program.

Access guides

Perth Festival Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word) or by calling 08 6488 5555

Perth Festival Visual Arts Program Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word)

Perth Festival Perth Works Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word)

Perth Festival Writers Week Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word)

Perth Festival Writers Week Schools Day Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word)

Perth Festival Museum of Water Access Guide is available here (PDF, Word)

 

How to book tickets

To enable us to determine your requirements and assist you fully, accessible booking services are available in person, by phone, email or Skype Chat.

Alternatively, email or Skype Chat your accessible seating reuqest.

When booking tickets please inform staff of any access requirements to ensure suitable seating is allocated or equipment such as captioning devices are reserved. Please refer to the Bookings page for Booking Conditions.

Perth Festival Info Centre: Access and Companion Card bookings on 08 6488 8616
Alternatively, email your accessible seating request to access@perthfestival.com.au.
Please ensure you include the Event Name, Venue, Date and Time along with your contact details and our Ticketing staff will call you to process the payment.

Ticketmaster: Access and Companion Card bookings on 1300 446 925 (Ballet at the Quarry only) 

Perth Concert Hall: Access and Companion Card bookings on 08 9231 9999 (events at Perth Concert Hall only)

Astor Theatre: Access bookings on 1300 111 369 (ACO Underground only)

Companion card

Perth Festival supports the Companion Card program. For patrons who require the assistance of a companion or carer, a second ticket is issued at no cost to the Companion Card holder.

Please contact Perth Festival directly on 08 6488 8616 to assist with your booking.

Access symbols

Wheelchair accessible
Tactile tour
Tactile tours are free but must be booked in advance
Audio description
Closed captioning
Auslan interpreting
Assistive listening
No music or dialogue

Fully surtitled or have minimal dialogue
Some background music and/or sounds

  Partially surtitled or includes dialogue
Background music and/or sounds

 

Captioned, audio described, tactile tour or Auslan interpreted performances

Please contact Perth Festival to book a captioned performance, audio described performance, tactile tour or Auslan interpreted performance.

Access performances can be found here:

Auslan interpreting

In addition to the specific shows identified with AUSLAN interpreting we can provide additional services by request. 

Please contact Perth Festival with your request. Subject to availability.

Subtitled events

Perth Festival presents foreign language films with subtitles. 

Subtitles are a translation of the dialogue displayed at the bottom of the screen.

Braille

Perth Festival can provide Braille programs for specific events on request.

Please order by Fri 12 Jan 2018.