Items filtered by date: June 2016
Friday, 24 June 2016 08:25

Dancing Giraffe

The aim of Dancing Giraffe is to provide a platform to inspire, inform and represent the Essex disabled community. Catch them at Fling where they'll be hosting their Beyond Fusion stage showcasing a mix of live music talent which includes Reg Webb, who has toured with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Suzi Quatro and Vanessa Paradis. Other acts include Jakob Deist, Lizzie B, Adrian Birtwell, Jan Richardson, Dolly Slateman and Ben Sims.

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Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:30

Nobody puts baby in the corner

Ever wanted to learn how to dance the Mambo, Cha Cha, Tango, Salsa, JiveSwing or Lindy Hop?! Well now's your chance as the MAD MAMBO TEA PARTY will be hosting dance workshops and performances throughout the day & evening

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:23

Gin Bar

Gin lovers, you're in for a treat! We have teamed up with the award-winning local distillers Hayman's Gin to bring you a new addition to Fling... HAYMAN'S GIN BAR. Three friends you'll be getting to know rather well this year: London Dry, Sloe & Old Tom



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Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:09

Get creative

Fling favourite The Elation Station returns offering creative and messy fun for grown ups. Get stuck into the crafts resources and let your imagination run wild. This year's theme... masks and deely boppers









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Monday, 20 June 2016 15:15

eye to the sky

Keep your eyes peeled for our enthralling aerial performance blending gymnastics, dance, contortion and circus. A different and enchanting performance featuring aerial artists running and dancing high in the Fling air







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Tuesday, 14 June 2016 08:26

Fling beer is named

Our good friends at Colchester Brewery have spoken. We're pleased to announce the first ever Fling beer, brewed especially for the festival, will be callled... FLINGAMAJIG. Congratulations to Jason Hales for the winning suggestion.

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Monday, 13 June 2016 10:31

house of soul

Grab your talc and head to the House of Soul for a festival mix of all things northern, tamla, mod and vocal house. Hosting this brand new tent we have the wonderful partnership of Acanteen and local scenesters, Rubber Soul

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Monday, 13 June 2016 08:58

Bollywood Bling Tent

The hugely popular Bollywood Bling Tent returns this year offering a packed timetable of performances and workshops covering Bollywood fusion, Sitar, Bollyflex, Dhol n Bass, Bhangra & more. And if that sounds too energetic why not just tuck in to the delicious authentic Indian cuisine.


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Friday, 10 June 2016 09:12

The Beach

Join us on the beach amongst the trees!

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Friday, 10 June 2016 08:47

Las Vegas Cabaret Award

Huge rhinestone-encrusted CONGRATULATIONS to Vicky Butterfly for winning the "Most Dazzling Dancer" prize at Las Vegas' Burlesque Hall of Fame last weekend. We look forward to welcoming her to this year's Cabaret Stage


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