Access & Inclusion on centre stage for Sydney Festival 2017

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Thursday, 27 October 2016 15:21pm

The Sydney Festival is gearing up for January 2017 and the organisers are committed to making every effort to ensure that their program of activities to be staged from 7 to 29 January will be accessible to people with a disability.

Image of Sydney Festival 2017

Image of Sydney Festival 2017

The 2017 Sydney Festival program is available in a number of alternative formats including mp3 audio, PDF, interactive PDF, Word document in large print format, Braille, and as an audio CD. All of the details along with the relevant download links, are on the Sydney Festival 2017 Accessibility website.

You can also freely download the Accessible Performance Guideand the Accessible Performance Calendarfrom the Sydney Festival site.

This year’s festival is set to be the biggest ever. There’ll be a total of 150 events, 73 of which are free, with 454 performances taking place across 46 venues, featuring 1021 artists from 15 countries. Music, theatre, dance, opera, visual arts, ideas, free and family events are all included in the festival’s line-up.

The Sydney Festival organisers are happy to receive feedback in order to continue to improve their access program and services. If you have any queries or suggestions regarding accessibility at the upcoming Sydney Festival, you can get in touch with them on by calling 1300 856 876 or emailing

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