Ticketing Guide

Festival passes and tickets can be purchased from all SISTIC Authorised Agents, the SISTIC hotline, www.sistic.com.

From 1- 10November, Festival Passes and Tickets can also be purchased from the SISTIC Ticketing Counter at The Arts House ground floor.

SWF Information Counter

Exchange your ticket for a Festival Pass at the SWF Information Counter at The Arts House during the following times:


Weekdays: 6pm – 10pm

Weekends: 9am – 10pm




This is your everyday pass. Use it for all 10 days, with access to over 100 Festival Pass events such as panel discussions, author dialogues, and film screenings. 


A pop-up series which brings the Singapore Writers Festival closer to you

Programmes for the whole family

Held in conjunction with SWF

Fresh reads from Singapore and international authors


Leading writers and thinkers take the stand

Stagings that cut across artistic genres

Learn from the experts

A tour with a literary slant

For Ticketed Events:


Through All SISTIC Channels
20% Discount for Early Bird
[This discount is also applicable for purchase of Festival Passes. Valid from 5 Sept 2019 till 30 Sept 2019]

20% Discount for Local & Overseas Students / Senior Citizen (55 years old & above) / Full-time National Servicemen 
[Valid from 1 Oct 2019 onwards]
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass / SAF 11B (Military IC)]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry]
[Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]

20% Discount for Group Booking of min 4 tickets
[Valid from 1 Oct 2019 onwards]

Through SISTIC Authorised Agents Only
20% Discount
 for Festival Pass Holder / SWF Youth Pass holder
[Valid from 1 Oct 2019 onwards]
[Verification: Present SWF Festival Pass/SWF Youth Pass upon purchase]

20% Discount for SWF e-mailer
[Valid from 1 Oct 2019 onwards]
[Verification: Present SWF e-mailer upon purchase]