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Wild Horses Music Festival Seeks to Move to Stuart Mill in 2021 | The Stawell Times-News


PLANS are in place for Stuart Mill to host a three-day electronic music festival from December 4-6, 2021. After hosting the event in Marysville for two years, 2018 and 2019, the organizers of the Wild Horses music festival are looking for to bring it to the area, with an application for planning permission from the Northern Grampians Shire Council. The documents outline plans for a COVID-safe event with around 2,000 attendees. The event for all ages would be hosted on private property at Stuart Mill, with guests camping on site. Alcohol will not be sold at the event, with a limited number of BYOs available. Wild Horses festival organizer Yaron Bruck said a $ 20,000 plan to build an access road to the event site will be awarded to a local business. “The local community of Stuart Mill has agreed to have a rent-free food stand and plan to donate all funds raised to their local firefighters,” he said. READ MORE: “They have raised over $ 45,000 in the past three years when the Babylon Festival was held in the area.” On top of that, we will have around 2,000 customers traveling to the area over the course of the week of the event and purchase at local stores. He said the organizers were looking to maximize the economic benefits for Stuart Mill and nearby St Arnaud, making the event a tradition for the region going forward. “We believe our event will bring a lot of business to the area and as ‘guests’ to the area we want to bring the best economic and cultural experience and hope to make it a tradition so that the Stuart Mill community and St Arnaud and his surroundings can take advantage of it and benefit from it every year, ”he declared. “It is important to stress that this event is an alternative event, not a commercial one, and our audience behaves well with an average age of 30 years. They are knowledgeable about nature and the environment and are very respectful. The Northern Grampians County Council will have to decide whether or not the event will take place. Organizers submitted several planning documents to the council, including noise, traffic and waste management plans, as well as emergency and fire management documents. Mr Bruck said he understood the potential concerns of nearby residents about the festival, but wanted to assure residents of the attention to detail by organizers. some concerns of some local residents regarding trespassing, noise, traffic and dust during the event and we can ensure that all of these issues have been resolved and discussed with the best professionals in the industry to ensure we prevent any interference and residents’ concerns, ”he said. For more information on the Wild Horses festival, visit https://www.wildhorsesfestival.com.au/. If you can see thi s message, you are a loyal digital subscriber to The Stawell Times-News, as we have made this story accessible only to subscribers. Thank you very much for your support and for allowing us to continue telling the Stawell story. We appreciate your support for journalism in our beautiful city. While you’re with us, you can now receive updates straight to your Stawell Times-News inbox. To make sure you’re up to date with all the news from the area, sign up here.



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