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Contents
Access Information
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Website Information
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Booking Tickets
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Venue Facilities
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Wheelchair Access
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Assistive Listening
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Access ticket prices
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Auslan Interpreted Events
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Audio Described Events and Touch Tours
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Events with Highly Visual Content
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Adelaide Writers’ Week Access
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Calendar of Events
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Map
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Access Information
The Adelaide Festival aims to make its performances and
events as accessible as possible to the largest audience.
Detailed Access information can be found at
adelaidefestival.com.au/2015/access
Or by phoning the Adelaide Festival (08) 8216 4444
Or contacting the National Relay Service on
133 677 then (08) 8216 4444 or via
relayservice.com.au
There are a number of alternative versions of the 2015
Adelaide Festival program available on our website including:
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An audio program
A large print text-only program
Rich Text Format (RTF)
Auslan program description videos
Braille on request
Website Information
The Adelaide Festival website has been created to be as
accessible as possible for all users.
adelaidefestival.com.au
The website has a dedicated Access Menu located on the
right hand side of the main navigation bar, including font and
size adjustment.
On every event page and some author pages, there are
videos and audio versions of the page information. Each
event in the festival program contains detailed access
information for that event in the booking guide and on the
website.
For up to date Adelaide Festival information sign up for
Festival Insider, follow the Adelaide Festival on Twitter and
Facebook and regularly check the Access Pages at
adelaidefestival.com.au
We also encourage you to sign up with Access2Arts
access2arts.org.au for regular updates and offers to
accessible arts events.
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Booking Tickets
When booking tickets please inform staff of any access
requirements to ensure that suitable seating is allocated or
other necessary access arrangements are made.
Festival tickets are sold through three ticketing agencies,
each with varying transaction, credit card and processing
charges depending on where and how you purchase your
ticket.
Phone:
BASS 131 246
Ticketek 13 28 49 (Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of
Tim Burton) Special Needs and Companion Card bookings is
available on 1300 665 915
Ticketmaster 136 100 (Mogwai)
In Person: Tickets are available at ticketing outlets.
Outlet details: bass.net.au, ticketek.com.au or
ticketmaster.com.au
The Adelaide Festival is a Companion Card Affiliate.
Companion Card holders qualify for concession price tickets
and a second ticket at no cost for their companion.
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Venue Facilities
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS
Wheelchair Access indicates access for individuals with
limited mobility, including wheelchair users.
Venue Access
All festival venues have full wheelchair access with the
exception of St Peter’s Cathedral.
Detailed information on venue access is available at
adelaidefestival.com.au
Power Wheel Chair Battery Charging Points
Wheelchair recharge stations are available at Pioneer
Women’s Memorial Garden. Staff and volunteers on site will
be more than happy to help you if you require assistance.
Assistive Listening Loops are available in the
following venues:
Festival Theatre
Dunstan Playhouse
Space Theatre
Her Majesty’s Theatre
Elder Hall
Adelaide Town Hall
(When booking tickets please notify ticketing staff that you
will require assistive listening)
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Access Ticket Prices
Black Diggers
Her Majesty’s Theatre, 58 Grote Street
Wed 11 Mar, 6.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30pm)
$15
Beauty and the Beast
Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
Sun 15 Mar 5pm (Touch Tour 4pm)
$15
Beckett Triptych
State Theatre Company Scenic Workshop and Rehearsal
Room, Adelaide Festival Centre
Tue 10 Mar 6.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30pm)
Sat 14 Mar 2pm (Touch Tour 1pm)
$27 (through BASS group bookings)
Jack and the Beanstalk
Odeon Theatre, 57a Queen Street, Norwood
Wed 4 Mar 10.30am
$10
Please refer to show information. When booking Access
priced tickets please inform the operator of any access
requirements and that you are looking to book using the
Access special offer – 131 246 BASS
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Auslan Interpreted Events
WHAT IS AUSLAN INTERPRETATION?
During an Auslan interpreted performance an interpreter
stands is clearly visible to the audience, and interprets the
spoken word and sound effects for Deaf patrons who require
Auslan.
The following events are Auslan interpreted.
Beauty and the Beast
Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
Sun 15 Mar 5pm
Sun 15 Mar 4pm (Touch Tour)
The Black Rose Trent Parke
Art Gallery of South Australia
Selected times
Adelaide Writers’ Week: Kids Days`
Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden
Sat 28 Feb – Sun 1 Mar 9am - 3pm
You can request Auslan interpreting services at an Adelaide
Writers’ Week event by downloading the Auslan Request
Form at adelaidefestival.com.au or by phoning 8216 4444 by
Friday 30 January 2015.
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Audio Described Events
WHAT IS AUDIO DESCRIPTION?
An Audio Describer delivers a live commentary via a
personal headset providing information on the visual
elements of a performance as it unfolds.
Please request headsets when booking to ensure availability.
Headsets can be collected in foyers of each venue near box
office – from one hour prior to show time.
TOUCH TOUR
Is a guided and/or tactile tour prior to a live performance,
visual art or museum exhibitions.
The touch tour is an opportunity for you to explore the set,
handle some props and receive an introduction from
representative(s) of the company.
Touch tours are free and take place 60 minutes before the
performance.
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The following shows are audio described and include a touch
tour:
BLINC
“A free public event of unprecedented scale and significance,
BLINC transforms Elder Park and surrounds into a giant
spectacular outdoor digital art gallery, every night of the
festival.”
Audio Description tours
Meet every Tuesday and Wednesday at 8.30pm leaving from
the Blinc Information Booth, Elder Park.
Tue 3 March 8.30pm
Wed 4 March 8.30pm
Tue 10 March 8.30pm
Wed 11 March 8.30pm
Black Diggers
Her Majesty’s Theatre, 58 Grote Street
Wed 11 Mar 6.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30pm)
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Beauty and the Beast
Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
Sun 15 Mar 5pm (Touch Tour 4pm)
Beckett Triptych
State Theatre Company Scenic Workshop and Rehearsal
Room, Adelaide Festival Centre
Tue 10 Mar 6.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30pm)
Sat 14 Mar 2pm (Touch Tour 1pm)
Jack and the Beanstalk
Odeon Theatre, 57a Queen Street, Norwood
Wed 4 Mar 10.30am
Pre-show audio notes will be available to listen to on the
Adelaide Festival website closer to the event.
If you would like pre-show audio notes sent to you on CD or
for more information on Audio Described Events please
contact Access2Arts.
Email audio.describ[email protected]
Phone 8463 1689
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Events with Highly Visual
Content
These events are highly visual but may be partly subtitled or
include dialogue, background music and / or sounds.
Mixed Rep
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Fri 6 Mar - Sun 8 Mar 8pm
Orbo Novo
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Sat 7 Mar - Sun 8 Mar 2pm
Azimut
Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Fri 27 Feb - Sat 28 Feb 7.30pm
Sun 1 Mar 6pm
Nufonia Must Fall
Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
Wed 4 Mar - Sat 7 Mar 7pm
Sat 7 Mar 2pm
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Bill Viola
Art Gallery of South Australia
Fri 27 Feb - Sun 29 Mar 10am - 5pm
Queen’s Theatre
Tue - Fri, 6pm - 10pm / Sat, Sun and Public Holidays,
12pm - 10pm / Closed Mon 2 Mar
St Peter’s Cathedral - Lady Chapel
Fri 27 Feb - Sat 28 Feb 10am - 11pm
Sun 1 Mar - Sun 15 Mar 10am - 4pm
Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm
Sun, 12pm - 6pm
The Black Rose
Trent Parke
Art Gallery of South Australia
Fri 27 Feb - Sun 29 Mar 10am - 5pm
For more information on what Adelaide Festival of Arts has
on offer visit adelaidefestival.com.au
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Adelaide Writers’ Week
Access
The Adelaide Writers’ Week information booth is located at
the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden.
Available resources include:
USB drives containing audio versions of the list of authors
and information on the availability of their books in alternative
formats.
Additionally, Braille Adelaide Writers’ Week programs and a
tactile map of the Writers’ Week site will be available at the
information booth.
You can request Auslan interpreting services at an Adelaide
Writers’ Week event by downloading the Auslan Request
Form at adelaidefestival.com.au or by phoning 8216 4444 by
Friday 30 January 2015.
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Calendar of Events
Venue
Beckett
Triptych
Bill Viola
Blinc
Riverrun
Azimut
Adelaide
Writers’ Week
Tommy
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State Theatre
Company
Workshop
Various
venues
Elder Park /
surrounds
Dunstan
Playhouse
Festival
Theatre
Pioneer
Women's
Memorial
Garden
Her Majesty’s
Theatre
Date Span
Fri 20 Feb –
Sun 15 Mar
Tue 10 Mar Tue 10 Mar
6:30pm
5:30pm
Sat 14 Mar Sat 14 Mar
2pm
1pm
Fri 27 Feb –
Sun 15 Mar
Fri 27 – Sun Mar 3, 4, 10,
15 Mar
11 8:30pm
Thur 26 Feb
– Mon 2 Mar
Fri 27 Feb –
Sun 1 Mar
Sat 28 Feb
– Thur 5
Mar
Thur 26 Feb
– Sun 1 Mar
On request
ALL
Selected
ALL
sessions
ALL
Venue
Adelaide Writers’
Pioneer
Week Kids’
Women's
Weekend
Memorial Garden
Jack and the
Odeon Theatre
Beanstalk
House of
Dreams
(Tafelmusik
Baroque
Orchestra)
SmallWaR
Date Span
Sat 28 Feb –
Sun 1 Mar
Sat 28 Feb –
Sun 8 Mar
See pg 9
Wed 4 Mar
10:30pm
Adelaide Town
Hall
Mon 2 Mar
ALL
Space Theatre
Mon 2 Mar –
Wed 4 Mar
ALL
Gavin Bryars in
Residence
Elder Hall and
Town Hall
Tue 3 Mar –
Thur 5 Mar
ALL
Nufonia Must
Fall
Dunstan
Playhouse
Wed 4 Mar –
Sat 7 Mar
ALL
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Venue
Date Span
Richard
Thompson
Electric Trio
Her Majesty’s
Theatre
Thur 5 Mar
ALL
La Merda
Space Theatre
Thur 5 Mar –
Sun 8 Mar
ALL
Cedar Lake
Contemporary
Ballet
Festival Theatre
Fri 6 Mar –
Sun 8 Mar
ALL
The Black Rose
Trent Parke
Art Gallery of
South Australia
Sun 14 Mar –
Sun 10 May
Beauty and the
Beast
Dunstan
Playhouse
Tue 10 Mar –
Sun 15 Mar
Sun 15 Mar
5pm
Flinders Street
Baptist Church
Her Majesty’s
Theatre
Wed 11 Mar –
Sat 14 Mar
Tue 10 Mar –
Sat 14 Mar
Visual show performed
without words
Wed 11 Mar Wed 11 Mar
6:30pm
5:30pm
The Cardinals
Black Diggers
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Selected
times
Sun 15 Mar
4pm
Sun 15
Mar 5pm
ALL
ALL
Venue
Date Span
Remember
Tomorrow
(Australian String
Quartet)
Adelaide Town
Hall
Wed 11 Mar
ALL
The Experiment
Space Theatre
Wed 11 Mar –
Sat 14 Mar
ALL
Blow the Bloody
Doors Off!!
Adelaide Town
Hall
Thur 12 Mar
ALL
Fela! The
Concert
Festival Theatre
Thur 12 Mar –
Sat 14 Mar
ALL
The stellar 2015 Adelaide Festival program features 42 music, theatre, dance and visual
arts events alongside Adelaide Writers’ Week. The line-up includes 22 Australian
premieres and 26 events exclusive to Adelaide. Visit adelaidefestival.com.au for full
program details as well as under 30 priced tickets.
For up to date information, further booking details or to receive this information in an
alternative format visit adelaidefestival.com.au
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Map
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