How to Book
The Box Office will reopen for our 50th Anniversary Festival on 6 December 2021 at 10am. Five major shows will go on sale in December, with the remainder of the programme launching in March 2022.
Festival Friends can enjoy one week's priority booking from 29 November 2021.
BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
The Festival's box office is operated by Horsecross Arts. Tickets should be bought in advance where possible. If possible, please book your tickets online.
Booking online: Once sales have opened, a link will appear on each event page to the box office site. You can choose to save your e-ticket to your phone or print it off at home. Please don't forget to bring it! We won't be able to let you in without a valid ticket.
Booking by telephone: Call 01738 621031 Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.
Booking in-person: Visit Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.
Web links to 'Buy Tickets' will go live when sales open. To book online, find the event that you'd like to buy tickets for on the Festival website and click 'Buy Tickets'. This will take you to the box office (Horsecross Arts') website. You will find all our events replicated on the box office website.
You will be asked to register with Horsecross Arts at the end of the transaction. This is required to finalise the purchase. You can register in advance of tickets going on sale to save time on the day. Visit Horsecross Login to register in advance.
If you are a Festival Friend and booking during the Priority Booking period, you will need your Priority Booking password/ promotion code to access priority booking or your discount benefits. You will need to enter the code online or give it over the phone/ in-person when booking.
- Tickets will be on sale at the door of events subject to availability but please try to buy your ticket in advance.
- Tickets cannot be exchanged to a different event.
- Tickets cannot be refunded unless an event is cancelled.
- We do not offer a waiting list for sold out events. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter as we will announce it here if tickets become available.
- Booking Fees: Horsecross Arts will charge a booking fee of £1.50 per ticket to cover processing costs. This applies to all payment types. Fees are waived for tickets priced £7.50 and under. The ticket price advertised by Perth Festival of the Arts is inclusive of the booking fee.
- Concessions: Registered Disabled, registered unemployed and students - £2 off published ticket prices, where concessions are applicable. Special reduced prices for children under 16 £11.50 are indicated for individual events. For most events, carers go free when accompanying the person they care for.
- Friends Discount: Best Friends and Lifetime Friends of the Festival can enjoy 10% off multibuy tickets when purchasing 4+ festival events (excludes free events and any individual events marked as being excluded from the discount). The discount can only be applied to a single box office transaction (i.e. you must book for 4+ events at the same time). Please note that this discount applies to ticket prices before the booking fee has been added. A £1.50 booking fee will still apply per ticket.
Disabled Access and Facilities:
Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre are both designed to be disabled-friendly and have lift, inducction loop hearing systems and staff who are trained to help. If you require a wheelchair space, please let the box office know when you are booking your tickets.
Before you come to Festival Venues - COVID-19
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 10 days, or are required to isolate, you must not visit our venues.
If you're visting Perth Theatre or Concert Hall, please download the NHS Protect Scotland App prior to visiting. The App will alert you if you've been in close contact with another App user who tests positive for COVID-19.
When you arrive
Doors opening times will vary depending on the venue. Please check individual event pages for details. If you are attending in a household group, you should arrive together.
Before you come into the venue, please put on a face covering and keep it on throughout your visit. Coverings must be worn at all times indoors during the performance, unless you have a medical exemption. Face coverings may only be lowered when eating or drinking.
Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in entry being refused or being asked to leave the premises.
There will be a hand sanitisation station within the entrance to the venue.
Your tickets will be checked on arrival and the barcode on your printed ticket or e-ticket on your phone scanned. Please have this ready for scanning on arrival.
On arrival, we will ask you to log your contact details by scanning a Check In Scotland Test and Protect QR code. If you can't do this on your phone, we'll take your details manually. This is a legal requirement and data will be held for 21 days and only shared with the NHS on request.
Events with Mixed Standing / Seating
Currently, under the Scottish Government COVI-19 legislation, we are legally obliged to ask those attending mixed standing/ seated performances in Perth Concert Hall to show proof of double-vaccination. This applies to both seated and standing area customers. We will list any shows affected by this below and provide further direction in due course.