As some Wilberfoss residents have raised concerns with me regarding the Wilberfest Music Festival, which is due to be held in Wilberfoss on the 4th and 5th August, I met the organiser, Gareth, this afternoon to ascertain what steps have been taken to ensure that the event is properly run.
I understand Gareth has applied to ERYC for a premise license. A decision on the license application will be given on April 4th. If a licence is not granted, however, the event will still take place but with reduced numbers.
Gareth has invited Wilberfoss residents to The Pavilon at 19.00 Thursday 22 March to learn more about the festival. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.
After the music festival Gareth has agreed to meet with me, representatives of the Playing Field Association and the Parish Council to evaluate the event. In addition Gareth has agreed to a similar meeting prior to any similar events in the future.
To facilitate an opportunity for Wilberfoss residents to discuss their thoughts with me regards Wilberfest I will hold my April surgery a little earlier.
My surgery will be held in the Wilberfoss Community Centre between 09.00 and 11.30 on Saturday 24 March. Wilberfoss and Pocklington Provincial residents are invited to ask questions, raise concerns or share their views especially with regards Wilberfest.