The Pioneer Play Festival is held in the new Pioneer Theatre located at:
Corner of Pennant and Castle Streets, Castle Hill
Parking is available under the theatre or at the Castle Towers shopping centre nearby.
Buses to the theatre stop at the Castle Hill Interchange next to Castle Towers.



Company of Rogues and the Pioneer Play Festival are committed to enabling access to the festival for as many participants as possible. Our volunteers and management will be on hand to assist with any accessibility requirements during the festival.

Accessibility notes for the venue are below, however if you have specific needs please contact the festival managers via admin@pioneerplayfestival.com.

Further accessibility options for specific events will be announced soon.


Pioneer Theatre & Festival Rooms

The Pioneer Theatre and community rooms are located at 14 Pennant Street, Castle Hill. The venue is under the Castle Hill Library, on the corner of Castle Street. 

There is level access from Castle Street through to the Venue main entrance. All festival venue spaces are on the same level, with community rooms located on the right of the main foyer space, and the main theatre entry located at the end of the foyer hall. The foyer space will act as the festival hub with box office and food and beverage counter on the left of the space. Toilets are accessible from the foyer to the left of the main theatre.

Free companion tickets are available to all festival events. Companion cards will be required upon arrival.

Assistance animals are welcome



Parking is available below the venue, with elevator access to the main entry of the theatre. Entry to the carpark is via Castle Street.

Space is limited however additional parking is available on the street and at the Castle Towers shopping centre, which is opposite the venue. Entry to Castle Towers is via Castle Street, 200 metres North-East from the theatre.



Castle Hill is accessible by bus from the city and suburbs. Buses arrive at the bus stop located on Old Castle Hill Road outside Castle Towers and David Jones, and at the Castle Hill Interchange on Old Northern Road. 

If coming from the Castle Towers bus stop you will need to walk 160 metres south-west on Old Castle Hill Road, crossing over Castle Street to turn right to continue down this road. Continue 230 metres down Castle Street, through a roundabout at 100 metres, and the intersection of Castle Street and Pennant Street, a further 100 metres from the roundabout. The theatre is located on the left, 30 metres after the intersection.