Meet the Parkes Elvis Festival founders as event celebrates 30 years in 2023

Christine Little
December 13 2022 - 6:00pm
Roel ten Cate and Anne and Bob Steel back at Gracelands where, first the idea for an Elvis Festival and then the actual event were born in 1992 and 1993. Picture by Christine Little
Roel ten Cate and Anne and Bob Steel back at Gracelands where, first the idea for an Elvis Festival and then the actual event were born in 1992 and 1993. Picture by Christine Little

As we countdown to the 30th anniversary of the Parkes Elvis Festival which kicks off on January 4, 2023, we're celebrating the milestone by bringing our readers a series of special stories that show just how far the festival has come and the people who've made it what it is today.

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Christine Little

Christine Little

Parkes Champion Post editor

I love sharing people's stories, particularly local stories that are special and important to the people of Parkes. If there is one thing I have learnt in my 10 years of community journalism, it's that stories are everywhere. All it takes is a good story teller to make it worth reading. Email: christine.little@parkeschampionpost.com.au

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