Next year’s festival was due to be held on the Labour Day long weekend.
It’s official, Golden Plains will not go ahead in 2021 due to the uncertainty around COVID-19. Next year’s iteration of the beloved festival was scheduled to take place in March across the Labour Day long weekend.
“The Space-Time Continuum has wibbled, and it has webbled, but it has not wobbled open wide enough to grant safe passage for Golden Plains this Autumn,” said the organisers in a statement.
“When favourable atmospheric conditions return, the full, rolled-gold, four-dimensional GP experience will land again. All dancing, all singing from the same songbook, in a close encounter of the Fifteenth kind. One more spin around the sun should do the trick.”
While the news is disheartening, there is a glimmer of hope in the promise that Aunty Meredith will be focused on preparing for the 30th instalment of GP’s big sister, Meredith, next year.
This article originally appeared on Beat.