Heya, Confest goers!
Easter Confest 2012 has been confirmed to go ahead next week despite being in what seemed to be a touch and go period due to floods.
Floods have reached the site and have impacted on where you will be able to camp this easter. Your friendly neighbourhood Site Manager, Storm, helpfully advises that:
"Hi Bill, this is were we are at, the river has peaked at 4.57 metres, the lower camping areas close to the river are flooded as is the arts village has been moved to higher ground, as for the ground, it is dry at present but if we get more rain , ther will be proplems.
we have a major issue with mozzies up hear so come prepared, hope this has helped."
So please let the joy of the festival going ahead be tempered with adequate preparations against mozzies lessening the fun any!
As of a week before the festival, Storm has advised that mud is now another consideration for those who prefer settling down near the river:
"The flooding is going down leaving a lot of mud behind so a lot of the areas near the river wont be able to be used."
Please pass this information from the site crew along to others look out for one another in these areas!
Lastly, the site crew have been very busy setting up a nice space for us - please respect their wishes to arrive no earlier than Thursday Noon (April 5th).
Finally, listen to the drums calling... It's time to come back home to Confest, folks!