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A Day of Ideas: 'Beneath the Surface'

Presented by Perth Festival

  • Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 - 10AM
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Join us from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 13 February as we bring together storytellers, artists, Elders, scientists, musicians and philosophers to talk about the river, the city and the people who live in and around this place in one special day of panel discussions. 

RIVER'S MOUTH: DAA
Questions remain about the social costs of the building of Fremantle Harbour on local Noongar communities. Join Viv Hansen, Richard Walley and others for a conversation about the history of the river and mouth.

THE GUTS OF THE RIVER: KORBAL
Dr. Noel Nannup discusses the ecological richness of the river and the ways it has been changed by those who settled its shores. 

UPRIVER: YIRANGINY
The environment along the river has a large impact on the health and wellbeing of our children. Colin Pettit, WA Commissioner for Children and Young People, looks at the people who live along its edges and hoe they are faring. 

THE RIVER: BILYA
The day ends with a conversation amongst women; those who serve as the umbilical cord and connect the water to community. Led by Roma Winmar an inter-generational panel of leaders tells tales of water, life and refrigeration.  


ON SALE

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL PRESALE
Wednesday 18 November 2020, 12pm

Friends Presale with valid FOF unique number, by phone 9231 9999 and in person only, at Box Office Perth Concert Hall 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
All sales channels: Wednesday 25 November 2020, 9am


SPEAKERS

Viv Hansen 
Richard Walley
Dr. Noel Nannup
Colin Pettit WA Commissioner for Children and Young People
Roma Winmar
And others. 


PROGRAM 

Session 1 RIVER'S MOUTH: DAA
Session 2 
THE GUTS OF THE RIVER: KORBAL
Session 3 
UPRIVER: YIRANGINY
Session 4 THE RIVER: BILYA


ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFORMATION 

Tickets purchased valid for the entire day. 

Concessions apply to
Full-time students (also see separate Student price)
Pensioners
Seniors Card Holders
Children 16 years & under
Unemployed

Student Price
Full time Students with valid ID

Friend of Festival
Limit x 2 per performance, with valid FoF number (in person and by phone)


SEATING
Please be advised this event is initially being sold with socially distanced seating configurations in accordance with current Government restrictions.
Should government restrictions change, further seats will be released for sale.


MOBILE TICKETS
Please select the required number of seats from a 'group' leaving no 'available' seats on either side.
Mobile tickets will be emailed shortly after the order confirmation.

BUILDING PATRON CONFIDENCE
Immunocompromised & COVID Concerned Patrons
Perth Concert Hall is committed to creating a safe environment and building patron confidence to return to events.  In addition to the distanced seating and booking bubbles, Perth Concert Hall is offering COVID-concerned and immunocompromised patrons an option to book into a designated seating zone with minimal contact* and a socially distanced experience, via a designated venue entry and exit point. 

Limited seating areas can be set aside for patrons, please contact the ticketing team on 08 9231 9999 or email boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au for more information.  This is a new initiative and is currently available on select events; numbers are limited.

*Please note, we cannot offer quarantined toilets or food and beverage service.


RUNNING TIMES

Start 10:00am
Finish 5:00pm*

Please note:

  • Event runs for whole day and consists of three sessions, TBC.
  • Each individual session times are to be confirmed - please check back closer to event for an update. 
  • There will be a break of at least 30 minutes between each session, please check back for updates.
  • Tickets are valid for the whole day.

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Prior to an event if you are feeling unwell, we ask you please do not attend the performance and contact our Box Office on either boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au or 9231 9999 to discuss the options for your tickets. 
  • Social distancing requirements will be in place for this event.
  • Health and safety guidelines for the venue can be found here.

Presented by Perth Festival