The year 1992 seems like a lifetime ago, but 1992 was the year when Wendy Corrick first became involved with Fairbridge Festival. Wendy had an involvement with the festival, for an astonishing 16 years as, festival manager up until 2008. She placed massive importance in having a strong children’s program. A special moment for Wendy was experiencing the festival vibes with her husband and three children. The family-friendly element is special for Wendy, as she loves the idea that twenty-five years later these young children are now taking their young children to Fairbridge Festival.
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Louise Vermeulen has been a member of the Fairbridge Festival family for fifteen years, and began her current job as the festival’s ticketing manager in 2009. Louise sees Fairbridge Festival as a ‘no-judgement’ environment and looks forward to spending time with the rest of the festival team and patrons, seeing everyone’s smiling faces. Louise absolutely loves being a part of the operations group and working with the great crew.
For Louise Jonasson – marketing coordinator of major sponsor, Getaway Outdoors –Fairbridge Festival has become an annual pilgrimage. She never imagined that she would be mixing her work with a music festival, but after four years, she is still attending and running Cosy Camping and the Getaway Outdoors festival shop.
Kat sees Fairbridge Festival as an inclusive and welcoming event that people can feel safe to bring their families along to. She describes it as an event where people of all ages, small children to grandparents, will have a fun-packed weekend and be stress-free.
The Fair Maids of Perth have been loyal supporters of Fairbridge Festival from the very beginning performing at the very first festival and many since 1993. Despite their advancing years, this band of feisty dancers looks forward to keeping on dancing and being involved with Fairbridge Festival in 2017 and beyond.