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Caroline Flack: Flackstock Festival Announced in Honor of Love Island Presenter

Caroline Flack’s friends and family have announced a new festival, Flackstock, to take place in the late evening hours island of love honor of the moderator.

The event, set to take place on July 25, will raise funds for mental health charities and celebrate Flack’s life through music, dance and comedy.

Acts already announced for the festival include Natalie Imbruglia, Louise Redknapp and Fleur East.

It takes place at Englefield House in Pangbourne, Berkshire.

Also featured are Dermot O’Leary, Kirsty Gallacher, Paddy McGuinness, Joel Dommett, Noel Fielding, June Sarpong, Professor Green and Be sure to come dance‘s Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec.

Flack died by suicide in February 2020. The event is organized by a committee that includes Flack’s mother Christine and sister Jody, as well as close friends Dawn O’Porter, Natalie Pinkham, Anna Blue, Sarah Tyekiff and Leigh and Jill Francis.

Christine said: “My Caroline has never been more herself or happier than at a music festival with her sister and friends. Flackstock is the wonderful idea of ​​those who knew her best and the perfect way to remember her singing, dancing and most importantly, laughing.

“Flackstock is not only the most positive way to honor Carrie, but charities she loved will benefit from the proceeds. A big thank you to everyone involved for all their hard work – to Natalie for the crazy idea, Giles Cooper Entertainment and Englefield House for saving the day, Live Nation and all the brilliant sponsors.”

Caroline Flack photographed in 2018

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Flackstock proceeds will be split between Choose Love, Mind, Samaritans and the Charlie Waller Trust.

Flackstock takes place on the afternoon and evening of July 25, with presale tickets available from Ticketmaster on April 27 at 10am and general sale tickets going on sale April 29 at 10am.

If you are experiencing or struggling with feelings of need and isolation, the Samaritans offer support; You can speak to someone free of charge and confidentially on 116 123 (UK and ROI), email jo@samaritans.org or visit the Samaritans website for details of your nearest branch.

If you are a US resident and you or someone you know needs mental health help right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The Helpline is a free, confidential crisis hotline available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you are in another country, you can go to www.befrienders.org to find a hotline near you.

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