Big names in Gladstone for Freedom Festival

BULLYING and mental health will be in the spotlight this weekend at Gladstone's Freedom Festival, which features big name stars and fun for the whole family.

Organisers Emma Green and Ben McGuirk are keen to raise funds for Reach Out, an online support network for children and adults who are battling tough times from bullying to depression.

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IMPORTANT GESTURE: Freedom Festival organisers Emma Green and Ben McGuirk are continuing to look for more businesses to support their event that will raise money for Reach Out.
IMPORTANT GESTURE: Freedom Festival organisers Emma Green and Ben McGuirk are continuing to look for more businesses to support their event that will raise money for Reach Out. Tegan Annett

The festival will feature a meet and greet with Home and Away stars Philippa Northeast, George Mason and Andrew Morely, and The Bogan Hunters.

There also will be more than 100 market stalls, competitions, rides and live music.

Performers include:

  • Rachael Fahim, a top 10 finalist in the Tamworth Country Music Festival's Toyota Star Search
  • Ellie Ball
  • Miss Tamara's School of Dance and Fitness
  • Katelyn Hickey
  • Zippy Bam Zambo and the Twinkles
  • DJ Elemental
  • DJ Zed
  • DJ Richter
  • Elektrobunny
  • Veils of Arabia belly dancers

It's all happening at the Gladstone Showgrounds from 10am to 9pm.

Entry is $5, with children under three admitted for free.

For more information visit freedomfestivalgladstone.com.



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