It is with deep regret and much sadness that today, Woodfordia has cancelled The Planting Festival 2020.
For those who have purchased Planting tickets already, we will be organising the refunding of your ticket purchases into your account in the next couple of days.
You would all be aware of the pandemic spreading worldwide. We’re not sure if the panic surrounding the Coronavirus is more damaging than the virus itself; but in the Event World, as you would’ve read, the reality is, we cannot risk the health and wellbeing of our community. It’s not up to us to be ‘sure’ that the threat is real – it’s up to us to heed advice and try to make the best decision we can.
Just one infection in our construction camp for The Planting would cause the site to be closed and the festival to be cancelled at the last minute. The Planting is only a two and half day festival however, with the identification of even one case at the festival, the potential negative impact on other attending members of the community could last from weeks to months.
Usually we would launch tickets for Woodford Folk Festival later in May. Given the current situation, we are yet to decide the ticket launch date for Woodford Folk Festival.
We wish you all well, and hope that you and your families are in calm good health during this time.