Wednesday 2 November

Experience Art Without Borders

Travel to extraordinary places with the world's most brilliant artists as your guides. 

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Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Friday 20 January

Just Announced! Season Two of the Lotterywest Festival Films

Lotterywest Festival Films Season Two has some of the hottest new international films of 2016 and early 2017.


Thursday 19 January

Brackish Rising

Forty percent of Perth’s drinking water comes from the ocean. You can cook with the saline plants that can be found on sand dunes. Water tastes different at different times of the day. These are just some of the things you will discover through Brackish Rising, an on-the-ground investigation into the past, present and future of Perth’s water supply.


Monday 16 January

Breaking it down with ... Blackalicious

Bringing their tongue-twisting rhymes and legendary beats to Perth, Blackalicious is set to transform Chevron Festival Gardens into an old-school block party.


Wednesday 21 December

The Midnight Run – Running in the Dark

Chris Isaacs from The Last Great Hunt tells us about teaming up with PIAF’s Artist-in-Residence Inua Ellams to deliver The Midnight Run to Perth.

Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 20 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: Julieta

Julieta is the twentieth film by Pedro Almodóvar – Spain’s master of colourful, emotional heart-on-sleeve cinema.

Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 20 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: The Red Turtle

The first co-production between Studio Ghibli and Oscar-winning director Michaël Dudok de Wit, this very lovely fable-like film is sure to capture audiences with its beautiful animation.

Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 20 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: Paterson

Find happiness in the small moments with Paterson, starring Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani and an award-winning dog.


Monday 19 December

Breaking it down with ... Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi is his name and quirky-classical multi-instrumental ditties are his game. He cut his teeth as a touring violinist with the likes of Regina Spektor and Of Montreal, and now he is headed to Chevron Festival Gardens with his own brand of fantastical tunes in tow. We asked some not-so-hard-hitting questions to the man himself.

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Thursday 15 December

Perth Writers Festival Christmas Reading Guide

From award-winning fiction to feel-good reads, noble non-fiction to cult classics, there’s a book on our Christmas Reading Guide to suit everyone.