Ticketing FAQ

  • HOW DO I BUY TICKETS?

  • Tickets to the 2021 Bread & Circus are being sold via Ticketek. 

    You can purchase tickets through this website.

    Phone Bookings:

    National – Toll Free (excludes mobiles) 0800 TICKETEK (842 538)

    National – Mobile Phone (04) 384 3840

    In Person: 

    Box Offices at the Isaac Theatre Royal and Sixty6 on Peterborough will open on event days, one Hour prior to performance start time

  • I WANT TO CANCEL/CHANGE/REFUND MY TICKET

  • As a condition of sale, there are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations once the booking is complete except in accordance with applicable laws in the region of purchase. Please refer to Ticketek's Terms of Sale for further information or contact Ticketek for further assistance.

  • WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TYPES OF EVENTS?

  • There are three ways to engage with Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival.

    Ticketed Events – you pay an advertised ticket price to secure your seat. There will be no hat circulated at ticketed events and there is no expectation that you donate to the performer directly.

    Hatted Events – There is no cost to attend these events, however each performer collects donations by passing a hat during their performance.  Don’t skip the hat when it comes by – that’s how buskers make their living!

    Free Events – you pay nothing!

  • ARE THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR PERFORMANCES?

  • Age suitability is listed with every performance at Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival.

    G: Suitable for general audiences

    PG: Parental guidance recommended for younger audiences

    M16+: Suitable for mature audiences 16 and over

    R18+: Restricted to audiences 18 and over

  • DO CHILDREN NEED A TICKET?

  • Unless otherwise specified, children 18 months and under can sit on the lap of a carer free of charge. Any child over this age must have a ticket. No children, including babes in arms are permitted to Restricted 18+ performances.

    Some productions may offer discounts for children and/or families. Where available, these tickets will be listed as ‘Child’ and ‘Family’ respectively.

  • WHAT TYPES OF TICKETS ARE SOLD?

  • Adult | Full price tickets

    Concession | Government issued concession card, seniors, full time student cards*

    Child | Children 12 and under

    Family | 2 Adults and 2 Children

    * If you are purchasing a concession ticket please have your student or pensioner ID card ready, as you will be required to enter your concession ID in some cases. When attending the event ensure you can present your card on request.

  • DO TICKETS INCLUDE GST?

  • Where applicable, GST is including in the ticket price. All prices listed are in $NZD.

  • CAN I CHOOSE MY SEAT IN ADVANCE?

  • All venues, except for the Isaac Theatre Royal are General Admission. This means your ticket does not assign you a specific seat and seating will be on a first in, best dressed basis so please arrive early.

  • WHAT HAPPENS IF I’M RUNNING LATE?

  • Being late affects performers and the rest of the audience. Where possible, latecomers will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance however this is at the discretion of the performer and Front of House team. Bread & Circus regrets it is not possible to refund a completed booking for latecomers.

  • PURCHASING LEGITIMATE AND OFFICIAL TICKETS

  • The only way to ensure you are purchasing legitimate and official tickets is through Bread & Circus website (www.breadandcircus.co.nz) which will link directly to our official ticketing agency, Ticketek (www.ticketek.co.nz).