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26th Apr 2022

Music festival in honour of Caroline Flack to take place this summer

Sarah McKenna Barry

Flackstock will take place in July.

The friends and family of Caroline Flack have revealed that a music festival celebrating the life of the TV presenter will take place next month.

The one-day event, titled Flackstock, will take place on the grounds of Englefield House, which is near Pangbourne in Berkshire, on 25 July, and will feature performances from a number of musicians, DJs and comedians.

Funds from the event will be donated to Choose Love, Samaritans, Mind and the Charlie Waller Trust.

According to Sky News, the event has been organised by a number of people who knew Flack well, including her mum Christine, her sister Jody, Dawn O’Porter, Natalie Pinkham, Anna Blue, Sarah Tyekiff and Leigh and Jill Francis.

So far, the performers lineup includes Natalie Imbruglia, Lousie Redknapp and Fleur East, though more acts are expected to be announced in due course.

A number of celebrities have also confirmed that they will be in attendance. They are Professor Green, Dermot O’Leary, Kirsty Gallacher, Paddy McGuinness, Joel Dommett, Noel Fielding and June Sarpong.

Announcing the festival, Christine Flack said: “My Caroline was never more herself or happier than at a music festival with her sister and her friends.

“Flackstock is the wonderful idea of those who knew her best and the perfect way to remember her singing, dancing and most of all laughing.

“Not only is Flackstock the most positive way to honour Carrie, but charities that she loved will benefit from the proceeds.

“A big thank you to everyone involved for all their hard work – to Natalie for the mad idea, Giles Cooper Entertainment and Englefield House who saved the day, Live Nation and to all the brilliant sponsors.”

She added: “My family are so proud that so many people who knew Carrie loved her so very much.”