Foundation Events

Support the Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation and its work by attending or donating to one of our upcoming fundraising events.

Our annual fundraising events will soon be announced, we are excited to welcome you back into our venues for an upcoming event to support the work of the foundation. All Adelaide Festival Centre events will be run in accordance with the SA health guidelines.  

Past Events

Corryton Burge Commemorative Wine Launch  – Thursday 28 October 2021

The 6th generation of the Burge Family collaborated with the Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation, to commemorate the success of Her Majesty's Theatre. Guests enjoyed the Her Majesty's Theatre Commemorative release wines, entertainment and the beautiful view from the Ian and Pamela Wall gallery and Pickard Terrace.

Corryton Burge Commemorative Wine Launch Photo Gallery

Artistic Directors Dinner 2021 – June 2021

Donors to the Artistic Director’s Fund were recognised at the inaugural Artistic Director’s dinner featuring  an inspired four-course menu created by chef Cheong Liew including his Internationally renowned Four Dances of the Sea. Guests enjoyed intimate performances by the extraordinary Alan Cumming and Slava and Sharon Grigoryan . Along with appearances from Annette Shun Wah, and Susannah Sweeney.

Each year, gifts to the Artistic Directors Fund will support new programing initiatives envisioned by our Artistic Director and CEO, Douglas Gautier AM, and the continued production of our own bold and inclusive programs including the Cabaret, OzAsia, Guitar, Dream Big and Our Mob Festivals. To be part of the donor circle of the Artistic Directors Fund in 2022, please contact Abbie Taylor, Manager Philanthropy on (08) 8216 8655 Email:

Artistic Directors Dinner 2021 Photo Gallery

Christmas Thank You Event 2019 – Thursday 28 November 2019

Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Donors, Sponsors and supporters from 2019 were invited to join us for a Christmas Thank You event to show our appreciation for their support in 2019. Guests entered into a winter wonderland setting held in QBE Gallery 2, with exceptional food and beverages to match.  A great night was had by all and we thank you all for your support.

Christmas Thank You Event 2019 Photo Gallery

Her Majesty's Theatre Sneak Preview Event – Monday 11 November 2019

Her Majesty’s Theatre donors were treated to a “sneak preview” of the Her Majesty’s Theatre Project in the Space Theatre.  Behind the scenes time-lapse footage was presented along with light refreshments and an update from AFC CEO & Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier AM, and Foundation Chair, Legh Davis. 

HMT Sneak Preview Event Photo Gallery

Foundation Gala Dinner 2019 Saturday 4 May

Donors were entertained by the amazing Hugh Sheridan whilst enjoy a three-course dinner, premium South Australian wines and beers, and a night of great entertainment.

Foundation Gala Photo 2019 Gallery

Foundation’s Charity Golf Day 2019

Donors enjoyed a day of golf at the prestigious Kooyonga Golf Club.  With morning refreshments on-course catering, interesting activations, raffle, prizes and a presentation dinner.

Take a look at the photos from the 2019 event.

Golf Day 2019 Photo Gallery