FESTIVAL WEEKEND PASS

Weekend passes are now sold out. For a list of festival events for which tickets are still available, click here.

These tickets give access to all Festival sessions in the main program, including our Festival Opening Party. Tickets exclude workshops and our literary dinner.

Note that in order to guarantee your seat for Saturday events, when there are often two events being held simultaneously, you will receive an email immediately after purchasing your pass that asks you to select your preferred events.

FESTIVAL GOLD PASS

Gold passes are now sold out. For a list of festival events for which tickets are still available, click here.

These tickets give access to all Festival sessions in the main program, including our Festival Opening Party and the Saturday night literary dinner with Kerry O’Brien. Tickets exclude workshops.

Note that in order to guarantee your seat for Saturday events, when there are often two events being held simultaneously, you will receive an email immediately after purchasing your pass that asks you to select your preferred events.

Festival Gold Pass $294/$264 (early-bird); $309/$279.

STAY THE NIGHT AT THE CARRINGTON

If you’re coming from outside of the Blue Mountains, The Carrington Hotel offers an ideal place to stay, and sits right at the heart of our Festival activities. Restored to its former grandeur over the past decade, this heritage-listed hotel is a local landmark offering a quirky mix of elegance, luxury and old-time charm.

The Festival has been delighted to secure accommodation at special function rates for our Festival guests. To book, click the link below. Alternatively, if you’re buying tickets at the same time, you can click FIND OTHER EVENTS when at the checkout for your ticket purchase. You’ll see Carrington Accommodation listed as an event, and you can select your choice of accommodation there.

CARRINGTON BALLROOM – SATURDAY DAY PASS

This pass covers all five of Saturday’s events at the Carrington Ballroom including The Children’s House with Alice Nelson, On Drugs with Chris Fleming, a special documentary screening with Clarence Walden and Alexis Wright, The Experience of Otherness with Sarah Saleh and co-editors, and Blood and Dirt with Chris Fleming.

 

SEMINAR ROOM CULTURAL CENTRE SATURDAY PASS

This pass has now sold out, but weekend passes are still available.

This pass covers all of Saturday’s events at the Seminar Room including The Grass Library with David Brooks, Geographies of the Imagination with Patti Miller and Leah Kaminsky, On Writing with Melina Marchetta and our special Inside Publishing panel.

The Seminar Room Saturday Pass is $70/$60 early-bird (early-bird pricing applies until 19 July 2019) or $75/$65 after this date.

 

CARRINGTON GRAND DINING ROOM – SUNDAY DAY PASS

This pass is now sold out, however weekend passes, which include access to all of Sunday’s events, are still available.

This pass covers all five of Sunday’s events at the Carrington Grand Dining Room including Hippos in the Thames with Tim Flannery, Extraordinary Truth, Extraordinary Lives with Jessie Cole, Vicki Laveau-Harvie and Benjamin Law, Girls are Coming out of the Woods with Tishani Doshi, No Friend But the Mountains with Behrouz Boochani and Bridge of Clay, with Markus Zusak.

Sunday Day Passes are $83 full-price or $71 concession before 19 July; $89 full-price of $77 concession after 19 July.