Fairbridge Festival Raffle 2024 – Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Fairbridge Festival 2024 Raffle! Winning raffle ticket numbers follow: 1st Prize – #1817 – Scott Wise Guitar; 2nd Prize – #1700 – Festival & Glamping at Fairbridge Festival 2025; 3rd Prize – #2880 – Festival & Cosy Camping at Fairbridge Festival 2025; 4th Prize – #632 – 2025 Nannup Festival Tickets

Fairbridge Festival 2024 – Important Announcement

 FolkWorld Inc. is extremely disappointed to announce the 2024 Fairbridge Festival has been cancelled.   Lagging ticket sales, increased production costs and as importantly, insufficient volunteers to put on a festival of this kind, have meant the much-loved Fairbridge Festival is unable to proceed in 2024.   President of FolkWorld Inc. Jane Aberdeen, said the decision was heartbreaking for the Board and the team.   “We carefully weighed up all...

Our first artist line-up announcement for 2024!

The first batch of artists for the Fairbridge Festival 2024 are here and we are so excited to share them with you! Beloved Irish troublemaker Luka Bloom has brought his inspiring lyrics and melodies to festivals and arenas worldwide and now he’ll take the stage right here in WA. A former Fremantle resident, Luka has earned a special place in the hearts of local audiences. Norway’s Gangar have established themselves as one of the country’s most...

Fairbridge Festival is back for 2024 with an exciting new location

Media Release 24 August 2023 FolkWorld Inc is thrilled to announce that Fairbridge Festival will return in full swing in 2024, with an exceptional new location. The three-day event, proudly supported by the Shire of Murray, will be held at the Edenvale Heritage Precinct, Pinjarra, from 5-7 April 2024, marking the first change in location since the festival began in 1993. FolkWorld Inc. General Manager Lloyd Sabin said that after an extensive...

Q&A with Woodford Folk Festival

Thanks to the generosity of our friends at Woodford Folk Festival, 3rd prize in our Folkworld Fairbridge fundraising raffle is tickets for two adults on every day of their festival being held from 27th December 2023 to 1st January 2024. This annual music and cultural festival is held near the semi-rural town of Woodford, 72km north of Brisbane. The prize is valued at $1200 and you’ll also have the opportunity to set up your campsite from 6am on...

Q&A with luthier Scott Wise

You’ve all heard of Scott Wise, musician, stringed instrument maker, and luthier of the annual Folkworld Fairbridge raffle guitar. We sat down with him recently to learn a little more about his creative process and his long history with the festival. Tell us how you got involved with making the annual first-prize handmade guitar for Fairbridge Festival?Fairbridge Festival was started by Max Klubal and his then partner, Sally Grice, who also...

Support the FolkWorld/Fairbridge Festival annual fundraising raffle

It’s been a crazy few years’ but if there’s one thing you can reliably count upon every year, it’s the FolkWorld/Fairbridge Festival annual raffle! Yes, we can hear you thinking…. It might finally be YOUR time to own a piece of guitar history by winning that highly sought-after handcrafted Scott Wise guitar, plus there’s lots more amazing prizes including a weekend getaway for 6 people at Fairbridge Festival 2024, a cosy camping experience, and...

FolkWorld Inc. AGM Announcement

The next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of FolkWorld Inc. is happening on: Date: Sunday, 26 February 2023Time: 3pm AGM starts, Registrations from 2:30pmPlace: Cambridge Bowling Club, 39 Chandler Avenue W, Floreat (opposite Floreat Forum) Click here for more information

Fairbridge Festival 2023 cancelled to search for a new home

FolkWorld Inc. (FolkWorld) has made the difficult decision to cancel Fairbridge Festival in 2023 and secure another venue to hold future festivals. The family-friendly music and camping event has been held at Fairbridge Village, Pinjarra since 1993. This news follows on from FolkWorld’s announcement last month that Fairbridge Village may no longer be a suitable venue for the festival, which was due to be held next year from 14-16 April. Drew...

FolkWorld Inc. is seeking a Marketing Manager

FolkWorld Inc. is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting traditional, contemporary and multi-cultural folk, global and roots music, dance and related arts with a particular focus on family audiences. The Marketing Manager is responsible for designing and implementing marketing, promotion and sales strategies that build and maintain audiences and stakeholder support for FolkWorld events and operations including but...