Home' Woodford Folk Festival : Programme 2017-18 Contents INFORMATION
SEASON CAMPING ICE DELIVERIES
8.10 AM 12.10 PM
8.30 AM 12.30 PM
Amenities 15-16 (Longandwinding Road) 8.50 AM 12.50 PM
Amenities 42 (Givethegameaway)
9.15 AM 1.15 PM
Amenities 47 (Stowa Way)
9.30 AM 1.30 PM
Cnr Takemybreatha Way and Stickbeakinga Way
9.45 AM 1.45 PM
Amenities 43 (Copperhead Road)
10.00 AM 2.00 PM
Cnr of Iknowmy Place and Penny Lane 10.15 AM 2.15 PM
Amenities 41 (Spill Way)
10.45 AM 2.45 PM
Amenities 39 (Previouslyunnamed Road) 11.00 AM 3.00 PM
Amenities 30-33 (Asilly Way)
11.20 AM 3.15 PM
Amenities 15-16 (Longandwinding Road) 11.40 AM 3.30 PM
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CLOAKROOM
Bring your instrument to the festival and participate in programmed music sessions in
the Coopers Bar daily.
For a small fee, have your instrument securely stored in a convenient place for the
duration of the festival located adjacent to the Coopers Bar.
Open daily 7:30AM - 1:30PM daily
Bring your photo ID
CAR PARKING - Vehicle parking is available, however all vehicles onsite must
have a vehicle pass. Passes can be purchased through ticketing on our website;
and will need to be purchased prior to arrival at Woodfordia.
Please do not park on footpaths or roads, in front of fire hydrants or entrances to
service areas, or on neighbouring properties.
Offending vehicles will be towed to the festival RACQ depot, located on the
Eastern Bloc car park at the owner’s expense.
All day visitors including season ticket holders without camping, are to park in the
Eastern Bloc. For more information please visit our website.
FESTIVAL VILLAGE SHUTTLE BUS - A free shuttle bus service operates
for all patrons between the festival precinct, the camp grounds and the day
visitors carpark. There are three routes: one for season camping, one for
overnight camping, and one for day visitors. See festival maps for routes and stop
FESTIVAL EFTPOS - ATMs are located throughout the precinct- see map for
locations. There are no foreign card, AMEX or travellers cheque facilities available
MEDICAL ADVICE - The Woodfordia site is remote and conditions can
be adverse; patrons with a pre-existing or intercurrent medical problems are
encouraged to contact the Medical Director, Dr Richard Heath, prior to arrival on
email@example.com or via the Festival Medical Centre on 07 5422 9863 for
The first-aid facilities and internal ambulance service is provided as part of your
Patrons should all bring their current Medicare and pension cards if available,
medications and disability aids. Provision for safe, secure storage of volatile
medication is available at the Medical Centre if indicated; there is a Pharmacy
located in Woodford township.
The Medical Centre is a private General Practice, equipped well and staffed
by clinical staff with many years’ experience with the site and Festival. For
International patrons, guests, and staff a minimum attendance fee of $160 is
pre-payable. For Australians able to produce a current Medicare card there
is a minimum attendance fee of $90 which is also pre-payable for every visit.
Emergency presentations will be seen without prepayment and some concessions
may be available.
FIRST AID - An additional first aid post is located within the festival precinct. See
Infology for location, open: 9AM to 1AM daily.
HOMEOPATHIC CLINIC AND CHILLOUT ZONE - Located near the
Orchard Bar, open 9AM to midnight daily.
AMBULANCE - will be in attendance 24hours a day during the event.
Valuables can be safely stored in the cloakroom located at
the Welcome Gate. Fees apply.
LOST AND FOUND - A lost and found service is managed at Infology. The
festival has a proud history of reuniting patrons with their lost property.
LICENSED BARS - Bars are conducted strictly according to regulations. No
alcohol is to be taken outside the licensed area. No BYO alcohol is to be brought
into the festival precinct.
SMOKE FREE ZONE - In consideration of the comfort of all patrons the entire
festival, except for the designated smoking areas, is a smoke-free precinct.
BUSKING - Woodford is a fully programmed. No busking is permitted on site.
Informal performance opportunitites may be found at programmed ‘chalkboard’
STREET SIGNS - Emergency services need our street signs and can’t do without
them. Please don’t remove our signs and endanger lives.
VISITOR SURVEYS - Visitor surveys are conducted annually at the festival. The
information gathered from these surveys is confidential and is used to improve
future festivals. We would sincerely appreciate your assistance if approached.
CHILD MINDING - Child minding facilities are available at the Land of
Nod (located near the General Store) daily during the festival. Please email
firstname.lastname@example.org for details on time and pricing. Fees apply.
CLIMATE - We suggest that a hat, sunglasses, hand fan, comfortable shoes and
sunscreen are essential for an enjoyable visit. We also suggest an umbrella or
raincoat, and suitable shoes in case of summer rain.
PHONE CHARGING AND INTERNET - Telstra and Optus mobile phones
work on the festival site. The Recharge Station is located opposite the Welcome
Gate, where you can charge your mobile phone, camera and laptop batteries.
Hours: 8AM – 10PM daily. Your own charger is required. Fees apply.
WATER BOTTLES - Please consider bringing your own water bottle to the
festival. There are three Mt. Beerwah Spring Water refill outlets available for cheap
WATER - The festival’s reticulated water supply comes from our own dam via an
on-site water treatment plant. The festival site water catchment is a well-protected
native vegetation area, and treatment includes filtration and chlorine disinfection.
Our treated water meets Australian Drinking Water Standards. Woodfordia staff
and Qld Government inspectors monitor a range of indicators to ensure the water
supply is safe.
We have introduced a number of water-saving initiatives, including pressure-
reduction valves, spring-loaded taps, low-flow shower heads and dual-flush
cisterns. We appreciate your assistance in helping us manage and maintain a
self-sufficient water supply.
The protection and rehabilitation of the waterways on the festival site is a priority.
We ask that patrons be aware of signed ‘storm water quality protection zones’ in
camping areas – please do not enter these zones.
WASTE WATER -The festival has an on site wastewater treatment plant. This
plant eliminates the carting of all wastewater from site which significantly reduces
the festival’s carbon footprint. Treated water is used for irrigation throughout the
Amenities cleaning teams use environmentally-friendly cleaning products resulting
in a reduction in energy and chemicals used in wastewater treatment.
Artist and official festival merchandise
is available for sale at the Festival
Shop located at the centre of the
precinct, see village map.
Open 9AM - MIDNIGHT daily.
TO BOOK AN AUSLAN INTERPRETER: TEXT your name, the show,
location and time to 0408 384 286 from 8AM 27 Dec - 8PM 1 Jan.
For more info about interpreters at the festival find the interpreters
on Facebook: Woodford Folk Festival - Interpreted. If you would like
to see other performances, you can text the Woodford Folk Festival
Auslan Interpreting Service who will do their best to accommodate your
request. This service is available for all program events, if interpreters
are available. Each morning of the festival, an SMS will be sent out
detailing interpreted events for the day to those who wish it.
Located at the Welcome Gate, the General
Store has everything you may need or may
have forgotten for your camping trip.
Open 7AM - 11:30PM 26th Dec - 1st Jan
Groceries, fresh bread, ice, milk, sunscreen,
camping gear, toiletries. Cashout availble.
THE DEAF COMMUNITY AT THE FESTIVAL
FESTIVAL AUSLAN INTERPRETING SERVICE
Auslan interpreters will be present at various events during the festival. Look
for the interpreter symbol in the daily schedule and on the interpreter’s
t-shirt. For interpreted events, please arrive 10 minutes early to meet the
interpreter/s and to save the seats you want. (Interpreters can NOT save seats).
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