Literature & Ideas: Things to Know

All the handy hints so you can have the best weekend!

Download the brochure here. 

BOFFINS BOOKS

Open Sat 22 & Sun 23 Feb 9am – 7pm

Visit Boffins’ pop-up bookshop on Riley Oval to buy that must-have copy of the book you’ve been hearing about. Browse a range of titles from our guest authors amongst an eclectic selection of special interest, fiction and children’s books. 

BOOK SIGNING

Authors will be signing in the marquee on Riley Oval, next to The University Club. Catch up with your favourite and get your books signed. More details available throughout the weekend. 

FOOD & DRINK

Open all weekend, The University Club Café offers a range of drinks, hot foods, takeaway sandwiches, salads and light snacks. Food outlets are also located next to the Box Office on the Arts Lawn. Coffee and Ice cream available in the Patricia Crawford Courtyard. 

PARKING & PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Free Parking is available on campus. Visit uwa.edu.au for more information.

For public transport timetables and information visit transperth.wa.gov.au 

SEE MORE AND SAVE

Book tickets to three or more events in one transaction through Perth Festival to save 10% off the adult price. Offer applies to lowest common number of tickets. Available for select events only, marked 3+.

HOW TO BOOK

PHONE

Festival Info Centre 08 6488 5555
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Sat 10am – 2pm 

IN PERSON

State Theatre Centre of WA Mon - Fri | 10am – 2pm & 2.30pm – 5pm 
Octagon Theatre | Thu – Sat 10am – 2pm (NOTE: Closed Sat 22 Feb) Fri 21 Feb 6pm – 7.30pm
Literature & Ideas Box Office | Sat 22 Feb 8am – 7.30pm, Sun 23 Feb 8am – 5.30pm

PRINTED TICKETS FOR ENTRY

All paid venues over the Literature & Ideas Weekend require a printed ticket for entry. If you have opted for venue collect, tickets will be available from the box office and we advise that you pick them up 45 minutes before your session.

BEFORE & AFTER SESSIONS

At the end of all paid sessions we will need to clear the venue before letting in the new audience. Even if you have a ticket to the next session you will need to collect all your belongings and exit the venue. It’s important to remember that there is a 30-minute break between each paid session. 

ACCESS INFORMATION

Perth Festival is committed to making our events accessible.

All access bookings can be made in person, by phone on 08 6488 8616 or online.

All Literature & Ideas venues are wheelchair accessible. However, please note the Amphitheatre area is grassed.

Events in the Octagon Theatre have assistive listening.

All sessions in the Octagon Theatre and Amphitheatre will be Auslan interpreted.

For specific details on venue accessibility please visit perthfestival.com.au to download our Access Guide.

If you have any questions about accessibility or would like to discuss your requirements with us, please contact us on 08 6488 8616 or access@perthfestival.com.au 

PERFORMANCE LIMITATIONS AND BOOKING CONDITIONS

All sessions are subject to change without notice. All ticket purchases are final and shall not be refunded, except as required by law or in accordance with the Live Performance Australia (LPA) Ticketing Code of Practice or as otherwise specified by Perth Festival. Full terms and conditions of sale are available at perthfestival.com.au 

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