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Natalie Imbruglia, Professor Green and more join festival honouring Caroline Flack’s life

friends and family of Love Island presenter Caroline Flack have organised a festival to celebrate her life and raise money for mental health charities.Flack who won Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 took her own life aged 40 in February 2020. At the time Flack was facing trial accused of assaulting her boyfriend a coroner ruled.Flackstock will be held on July 25 honouring the TV personality with comedy dance and music from Natalie Imbruglia Professor Green Fleur East and more.
Some of the first acts have been announced for the event which will be held in the grounds of Englefield House near Pangbourne in Berkshire. Louise Redknapp Dermot OLeary Kirsty Gallacher Paddy McGuinness Joel Dommett Noel Fielding and June Sarpong will also appear.

Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara and her husband Aljaz Skorjanec will be in attendance at Flackstock.f
The event committee is comprised of Carolines mother Christine and her sister Jody as well as her close friends Dawn OPorter Natalie Pinkham Anna Blue Sarah Tyekiff and Leigh and Jill Francis  .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.Funds raised on the day will be equally split between the charities Choose Love Mind Samaritans and Charlie Waller Trust.Minds Ian OReilly who is the head of community and events fundraising at the mental health charity said Every donation that Mind receives through Flackstock will allow us to be there for even more people when they need us. This includes through services like the Mind Infoline legal line and our online peer support community for adults Side by Side. The money will also enable us to continue to campaign to improve services and provide information and support. We are honoured to be involved and we cant wait for the festival to get started.

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