ACCESSIBILITY AND COMPANION CARD BOOKINGS

FRINGE WORLD Festival aims to be a friendly environment with entertainment for all tastes, ages and abilities.

The Festival is committed to ensuring that people with disability, their families and companions have the same opportunities to access the festival. 

With over 130 venues in the FRINGE WORLD Festival, the accessibility varies from venue to venue.

Using the Website

Each venue provides information to FRINGE WORLD about their wheelchair accessibility, which is published on the venue and event pages. 

  Wheelchair Accessible – participants in wheelchairs can access seating in the venue

 Wheelchair Accessible Toilet – a wheelchair accessible toilet is available in the venue

  Some Wheelchair Accessibility – Some performance spaces within this venue are accessible. Check the specific venue space page for more information.

For details about a specific venue’s accessibility, we recommend visiting the individual venue page and venue space page and reading the ‘Venue Accessibility’ section. If the information provided doesn’t address your requirements, please contact FRINGE WORLD on (08) 9227 6288 or contact the venue directly.

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If you’ve checked the venue is accessible and booked for a show, please notify us so that we can ensure that staff make seating arrangements.

Notifying FRINGE WORLD of your access requirements

If you have bought FRINGE WORLD tickets and have specific access requirements in order to participate fully, please email us at access@fringeworld.com.au at least 72 hours (where possible) before the session with your order number, phone number, and details of your specific access request. 

It is recommended that you arrive early to your event and make yourself known to Front of House staff so that they can direct you to your seating.

We recommend contacting the venue directly for any advice when it sits outside of a FRINGE WORLD Hub (FRINGE Central, The Pleasure Garden, Ice Cream Factory, or Yagan Square).

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Parking

If the venue has accessible parking this will be displayed on the individual venue pages on the FRINGE WORLD website.

For more information about ACROD parking within the City of Perth, please visit http://www.cityofperthparking.com.au/disability-parking

Booking a Companion Card Ticket

FRINGE WORLD honours the Companion Card fair ticketing scheme. Ticket purchases made by a Companion Card holder are eligible to receive a second, complimentary ticket to the same session for a carer or companion (subject to availability).

Here’s what you need to do in order to redeem a complimentary ticket for your companion:

Booking at a Box Office

You may purchase a paid ticket then receive a complimentary companion ticket by showing your companion card (subject to availability). 
  

Booking on the FRINGE WORLD Website

We will need to process your complimentary companion ticket after you have made a paid ticket purchase. Please follow these steps: 

  1. Choose your show in the online program and book a paid ticket for each show you wish to attend.
  2. As soon as possible after booking your paid tickets, To receive your complimentary ticket for your companion or carer, please email access@fringeworld.com.au so we can process your companion card ticket (pending availability) at least 72 hours before the session. In your email please include your transaction ID order confirmation email and your companion card number so that we can process an accompanying companion ticket for you, pending availability. 
  3. Please make sure to include in your email if you have any accessibility requirements that may need to be considered for your comfort on the day of the show.
  4. After assessing, we will respond to your email issuing details of your complimentary companion card ticket.
  5. Note that the bearer must be able to present the companion card on the night to Front of House staff when requested.

Please note: For performances in the following venues, special access requirements will need to be discussed directly with the venue:

A Midnight Visit

Due to the nature of the event and the venue set up, A Midnight Visit is not wheelchair accessible. However, for the first performance on each day we can accommodate a limited number of wheelchair bookings. Please contact access@fringeworld.com.au to find out more information. Please don’t book tickets online but instead contact one of our friendly team to run through the options with you.

Perth Theatre Trust Venues

  • State Theatre Centre including State Theatre Centre as part of Summer Nights
  • Subiaco Arts Centre
  • His Majesty’s Theatre

Please contact Perth Theatre Trust Box Office Ph: (08) 6212 9200 

Regal Theatre Please contact bo_regal@ticketek.com.au

If you have any questions, please email access@fringeworld.com.au or call us on (08) 9227 6288. 

FRINGE WORLD Accessible Performances

Auslan Interpreted

Sunset Veranda Opening Night 18 January 5pm

A Tail of Taxidermy 29-31 January 7pm

Did you Hear what I Saw? 31 January & 1 February 1pm

Aaaand Now for MORE Kiddo Koas!!  31 January & 1 February 2:30pm

Tom Skelton's Macbeth 1 February 8pm

Cloud Child 1-2 February 10am

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes  6-7 February 6:30pm

Tom GK: Hearing Loss, The Musical! 7 February 7pm

Pussy Play Masterclass 13 February 8:15pm

Wank Bank Masterclass 13 February 9:20pm

 

Relaxed Performances

Sunset Veranda Opening Night 18 January 5pm

Seaworthy Craft 19-20, 24 January, 1-2, 9 February 9:30am 25 January 10am

Under the Sky Sessions 19-20, 26 - 27 January 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 February 3:30pm

Thursday Night Thrills  24, 31 January & 7, 14 February 6:45pm

STYX 26, 29-30 January 9:30pm

DIY Surf and Skate Art with Fieldey 30 January 6pm 3 February 3pm

Summer's Last Stand: All Ages Party 30 January 6pm

Dancing in the Driveway 3 February 6pm

Hide and Seekers 9 February 7:15pm 10 February 6:30pm

Cloud Child 1-2 February 10am

 

Audio Description

Sunset Veranda Opening Night 18 January 5pm

Playtime with Grace and Fergus 31 January & 1-2 February 7pm

*YUMMY Deluxe 15 February 9:15pm

*To purchase a ticket to participate in the Audio Description program, please purchase a standard ticket to one of the Audio Described sessions and email access@fringeworld.com.au at least 72 hours before the show to let us know the number of hearing impaired persons in your booking. Limited spots available.
 
Please be aware that your contact details will be sent to DADAA who will send you information regarding meeting times and places for the shows you have booked.
 
If you require more information or any assistance, please contact Jacqueline Homer from DADAA on 0400 111 018, or email jacqueline@dadaa.org.au.

 

Assistive Listening

Sunset Veranda Opening Night 18 January 5pm

 

Events that can be understood without English

Click here for a full list of events that audiences can understand and engage without a comprehensive understanding of the English language.

 

If you have any suggestions or would like any information in another format, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Email: access@fringeworld.com.au 
Phone: (08) 9227 6288 
We will do our best to make FRINGE WORLD accessible for everyone.