Most Sydney Writers' Festival venues are wheelchair accessible and some are fitted with hearing loops, as indicated in individual venue listings.
Auslan Interpreted Events
The following events in the 2017 Festival will be Auslan interpreted:
1 Swearing In: Veep’s Armando Iannucci on Spin and Satire
58 Documenting Hardship
68 Things You Need to Know and May Have Missed
133 Thomas Friedman: The Case for Optimism
178 Writing Perseverance: Remarkable Memoirs
204 SWF Gala: Nasty Women
CHI18 Kate DiCamillo: Connecting People Through Stories
A block of seats is reserved for deaf and hearing-impaired patrons to ensure a good view of the interpreter and the stage. The National Relay Service is available to assist with phone bookings. Call SWF Box Office on (02) 9256 4200 or email email@example.com if you wish to be seated in this area for these events.
Close Captioned Events
Companion Cards need to be booked via the phone or in person at each venue. Companion cards need to be sighted at time of collection.
For booking enquiries please call 02 9256 4200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For other ticketed events outside of Walsh Bay and the City please contact the venue listed next to the event.
Ticket enquiries can also be resolved at the event, where a Box Office will be in place.
Audio and Video Recordings
After the Festival, some events will be made available as audio podcasts on our iTunes channel or as video on our YouTube channel.