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The Court lists 20 actions for improvement but patrons remain concerned

The Court lists 20 actions for improvement but patrons remain concerned

The Court Hotel has listed 20 actions it’s undertaking to address concerns about safety and culture at the popular venue, but the response from patrons has been mixed, with many saying they’re still unhappy. The most recent wave of complaints about both The Court Hotel and Connections Nightclub was sparked by images of drag performer […]

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Venues issue fresh apologies for cultural appropriation and blackface

Venues issue fresh apologies for cultural appropriation and blackface

Perth’s LGBTI venues have issued a fresh wave of apologies for performances that included blackface and cultural appropriation in the past. Both The Court Hotel and Connections Nightclub issued apologies for past performances in 2020, but following local drag star Scarlett Adams being selected for the upcoming series of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under the issue […]

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Perth Cultural Centre screen to be removed as part of revitalisation project

Perth Cultural Centre screen to be removed as part of revitalisation project

The giant LED screen that’s become a familiar fixture of the Perth Cultural Centre (PCC) has reached the end of its tenure, with a transformation of the precinct on the way. In a move approved by the Cultural Precinct Taskforce, founded in 2019, the removal of the screen will restore the view of the James […]

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Bree Maddox takes to the airwaves to defend Drag Story Time

Bree Maddox takes to the airwaves to defend Drag Story Time

Bree Maddox, the owner of Perth’s The Court Hotel, has taken to the airwaves to defend the City of Perth’s Drag Story Time event. 6PR’s breakfast show with Steve Mills and Basil Zempilas asked listeners for their thoughts on the event being hosted by the City of Perth. The Australian Christian Lobby has launched a […]

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A heartbreaking break-up letter to The Court Hotel

A heartbreaking break-up letter to The Court Hotel

In an open letter to The Court Hotel OUTinPerth reader James Middleton shares his story of coming out and finding acceptance, and how the venue played a central role in his journey. Following last week’s controversy over safety at the venue James outlines his experience of how the venue has changed, and his thoughts on what […]

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The Court Hotel reveal new Code of Conduct

The Court Hotel have today released an updated Code of Conduct in light of community concerns that the venue is no longer a safe space for the LGBTIQ+ community. Posting on their Facebook page today, the bar wrote that they are “a venue to be enjoyed by all, regardless of sexuality or gender.” “Therefore, we […]

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The Court Hotel wins at The WA Hospitality Awards

The Court Hotel wins at The WA Hospitality Awards

The Court Hotel picked up two awards at the WA Hospitality Awards for Excellence on Monday night. The venue was recognised for their outstanding training of staff and their recent renovations. Bree Maddox, the owner of the venue, said the team were thrilled to be recognised for their efforts. “The renovations were such a massive […]

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Sister Bliss from Faithless is ready to fill the dancefloor at The Court

Faithless are presenting a DJ set at One Fine Day at The Court Hotel on Saturday 1 December, appearing alongside Heidi and Roland Tings. OUTinPerth chatted to Sister Bliss about their upcoming Australian appearances, what they band have been up to in the studio as they work on their seventh album, and the gender imbalance […]

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Drag tours uncertain as promoter posts about financial difficulties

Drag tours uncertain as promoter posts about financial difficulties

An Australian drag promoter has posted on social media about financial issues and complaints from past talent, leaving their future tours in question. Kweer Touring & Events, who have toured a number of drag performers from across the world during the past 2 years, took to Facebook to address some concerns in an official statement […]

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Ride with fitness sensation Keith Thompson at The Court Hotel

Ride with fitness sensation Keith Thompson at The Court Hotel

The most motivational fitness instructor on the internet, Keith Thompson, is making his first trip to Australia in August to LA Fit in Highgate and Subiaco… and The Court Hotel! Whether you’re a spin fan from way back, cardio junkie or just love to party, RIDE with KTX Fitness is THE event to be at […]

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