THE long term future of a popular community music event is in jeopardy if volunteers aren’t found to keep it going.

Annual music festival, Redefest, requires a secretary and treasurer to ensure hundreds of music fans can continue to enjoy the varied line-up of the event.

The previous treasurer has stepped down for work commitments and the secretary has left for university, meaning two important roles on the committee need to be filled.

The event is also on the look-out for further volunteers, including fund-raisers and event organisers.

Redefest organiser Red Kellie said: “There’s a lot of folk on the committee and they all have important jobs to do, but the secretary and treasurer roles are key. So we’re putting a call out to the community to bring new people and new skills to the community.

“For the treasurer role, the main focus will be finanical skills and we are after who can attend most, if not all, committee meetings to take minutes.

“We are really just after people to take part and get involved. It’s not a huge event but all these things take organising.

“The more people we have, the less each person has to take on and we can’t function without the help of volunteers.

“The event has been going for nearly 14 years and it has become a big part of the Rede Valley calendar, and we want people to give a little bit of time to make sure it remains a really fun thing to be involved in.”

The long-established Redefest, a not-for-profit music event, takes place over the first weekend of August in the remote village of Rochester.