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26/07 - 04/08/2019

Artistic Director Kathryn Stott

Bus Information

Festival Buses

There are two bus services that run during the festival. Please see below further information regarding cost and pick up points. Timetables will be available in June. A taxi costs approximately $15 from the CBD to the Theatre, phone 131 008. Hiring a car is also a great option while staying in Townsville with plenty of parking at the Townsville Civic Theatre. For more information about transport please click here

AFCM Platinum & Gold Pass Bus

In 2019 Platinum & Gold Pass holders who have paid for bus transfers can travel on the AFCM Platinum & Gold Pass bus which commutes between the The Ville Resort - Casino, Townsville Civic Theatre and CBD accommodation according to the Platinum & Gold Pass concert schedule. Platinum & Gold Pass Holders will need to present their lanyard to the driver to use this service. Please see below the list of pick-up points. Departure times will be available in July on the AFCM website and in print during the Festival period from the Festival Information Booth and the Townsville Civic Theatre Box Office.

Please note: Families’ Concert, Cleveland Bay Supper Club, Queens Gardens Concert, Winterschool Concerts & AFCM After Party and transfers to SeaLink Breakwater Ferry Terminal for the Orpheus Island Concert are not included in the Platinum & Gold Pass bus schedule.

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