Venues

Access & Venues


Cushman & Wakefield - access and inclusion partner

Cushman & Wakefield has joined Brisbane Festival as the inaugural Access and Inclusion Partner in 2019.

Cushman & Wakefield champion diversity and inclusion in their workplace, thinking and culture, and is proud to work with Brisbane Festival to offer Auslan sign language interpretations for an increased number of performances throughout the 2019 programme.


Finding and booking accessible Events

All venues have dedicated seating options for patrons with individual needs and their guests.

You can search for accessible shows using the Accessibility filters on our homepage or the What's On page, and the accessibility symbols below also feature in the printed Brisbane Festival program and on event web pages.

Some accessibility options may only relate to performances on specific dates, as listed on the event page.


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Wheelchair Access

This venue/location is wheelchair accessible or has been made accessible for the Festival. If this symbol is not displayed, access may be limited. Designated wheelchair spaces will be sold at the lowest price in the house for that performance.

Assistive Listening 

This venue/location has an assistive listening system installed for use by patrons. Check with the venue for further details.

Auslan interpreted 

This venue/location is providing Auslan interpreted events for patrons. Check Accessibility on each event listing for further details. To book tickets with clear sightlines to Auslan interpreters, please email groups@qpac.com.au or call (07) 3840 7466.

Audio Description

This service allows blind and vision impaired people to enjoy the show by having trained describers capture in live narration the action, costumes, sets, transitions, gestures, facial expressions and lighting or special effects in a performance. This is transmitted via a discreet headset/earpiece worn by the client.

Open captioning

Captions will be displayed on a screen enabling the audience to read what is being said. It is always in view and cannot be turned off.

75% visual content

This show has minimal dialogue, some background music and/or sounds, and is classified as 75% Visual Content.

100% Visual Content

This show has no music or dialogue and is classified as 100% Visual Content.


Booking tickets

Bookings for patrons with individual needs can only be made with box office staff over the telephone or in person and all necessary information must be provided at the time of booking. Please see the contact phone numbers and opening hours of each venue below.

To book tickets with clear sightlines to Auslan interpreters, please email groups@qpac.com.au or call (07) 3840 7466.

Companion Cards

Brisbane Festival will provide a complimentary ticket to Companion Card holders. The card holder must provide their Companion Card details when making a booking and present a valid ID card at the QTIX Box Office when collecting tickets. To book a companion complimentary ticket please call QTIX on 136 246.

Accessible viewing for sunsuper riverfire

For Sunsuper Riverfire Brisbane Festival has established an accessible viewing area on River Terrace at Kangaroo Point. Registrations for the area have now closed.


Venues

BRISBANE CITY HALL

  • Main Auditorium

64 Adelaide St
Brisbane 4000
brisbane.qld.gov.au

QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM Griffith University

Conservatorium Theatre
140 Grey St
South Brisbane 4101
conevents.com.au | 136 246

QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

  • Concert Hall
  • Lyric Theatre
  • Playhouse
  • Cremorne

Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts
South Bank
South Brisbane 4101
qpac.com.au | 136 246

THEATRE REPUBLIC

  • La Boite Studio
  • Roundhouse Theatre
  • The Block
  • The Loft

QUT Creative Industries Precinct
Cnr Kelvin Grove Rd & Musk Ave
Kelvin Grove 4059
ciprecinct.qut.edu.au  | 136 246

The Tivoli

52 Costin St
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
thetivoli.com.au  | 07 3852 1711

TREASURY BRISBANE ARCADIA

  • The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent
  • 1000 Doors

Cultural Forecourt
South Bank
South Brisbane 4101
136 246

Riverstage

59 Gardens Point Road
Brisbane 4000


 

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