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General Access content

Adelaide Festival strives to make its events available for all to enjoy.

Each event in the festival program contains detailed access information for that event in the booking guide and on the website. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding access, please contact us.

We also encourage you to sign up with Access2Arts for regular updates and offers to accessible arts events.


AF22 Text Only Guides

We make every effort to ensure Adelaide Festival events are accessible to everyone.

Download the AF22 Access Guide

Download the AF22 text only guide

Download the Writers' Week text only guide

View a text only version of our website

Please note: the text only version of the website linked above excludes event information as this is included in the AF22 text only guide.

AF22 Audio Guide


AWW22 Audio Guide



The above video was filmed awhile ago and mentions a few past events - but the basic information still applies!


Access symbols

Look for following symbols on the event pages, or use the filter to find out more about the accessibility of each event.

Wheelchair access

You may need to book specific wheelchair accessible seats depending on the venue. Please see the access notes on the event page and ensure you book accordingly.

Wheelchair access symbol

Assistive Listening

Make sure you tell the ticketing representative you are seeing an interpreted performance so they can provide the best seating for you to see the interpreter.

Assistive listening logo


Make sure you tell the ticketing representative you are seeing an interpreted performance so they can provide the best seating for you to see the interpreter. 

Auslan logo

Audio Description

Audio description makes the visual verbal for people who are Blind or vision impaired. Through a small radio receiver the patron receives a spoken description of visual elements by a trained audio describer.

When booking please ensure you notify ticketing staff that you require headsets and provide your contact details so pre-show recorded introductory notes can be sent to you in advance. Headsets can be collected in the foyers of each venue near the box office. Headsets are available for collection from one hour prior to show time.

Audio description logo

Touch Tour

Indicates a guided or tactile tour prior to a live performance, visual art or museum exhibitions that may be touched.

Touch tour logo


Visual Content
Partly surtitled or includes dialogue, background music and/or sounds.

Visual Content rated 50 symbol

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

Visual Content rated 75 symbol

No music or dialogue.

Visual Content rated 100 symbol

For further information on our venues, please go to our Venue page.

For the audio version of this page, click here.

Accessible Parking

Thanks to UPark, disability permit holders can apply for an Accessibility Pass, which provides two hours of free parking for up to 52 times per year. This is valid in accessible parking spaces at any UPark.

To find out more about the Accessibility Pass, go to or contact the Customer Care Centre on 08 8203 7203.