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Southampton's Jubilee Party in Mayflower Park
Local bands and performers have volunteered their time to make the free Jubilee party in Mayflower Park a day to remember.
The event starts at noon on Tuesday, June 5.
Here is the full running order for the day:
12pm until 12.30pm - Voice FM
12.30pm until 1pm- Zumba Dancers- Active Nation
Dance is a fantastic way to stay in shape, but with so many different styles and rhythms to choose from how can you know where to start? One lesser known dance style in the UK, Zumba, is great exercise and great fun.
The Zumba dance was created as an attempt to make exercise enjoyable; an attempt that has seen huge success across the globe since its invention in the early 1990s. Combining Latin dance with aerobic, cardiovascular moves is a quick way to tone up without spending hours slaving away in a gym.
The Zumba dance will be presented and performed by instructors from both Active Nation & Curves from Southampton.
1pm until 1.15pm - Shelly Lozano Belly Dancers
International Cabaret Artiste Shelley Lozano began her career over 25 years ago and has worked as a professional entertainer all over the UK, Europe, Middle East and India. Her work in the UAE as a Cabaret Artiste consisted of an act of limbo dance & fire eating, belly dance, illusionist and DJ.
1.15pm until 1.30pm- Karpaty- Polish Dancers
Based in Southampton Established in 1965. The dance group Karpaty has now been in existence for 47 years. The group has seen many members over the years, but at present enjoys a number of individuals of a variety of ages. Karpaty thrives on the fun and enjoyment they experience whilst performing in shows and festivals both at home and abroad.
1.30pm until 1.45pm- Phoenix Dance Chinese Group
The Chinese Arts Southampton also known as the Phoenix Arts Group, the first well-established Chinese Music and Dance Group in south England, was formed in 2000. The aims of the group are to promote Chinese art and culture, and to enable the local Chinese community to contribute towards the cultural diversity of Southampton.
1.45pm until 2pm- Rakhi Sood Bollywood Students
Rakhi is a Professional Artist, Teacher, Performer, Choreographer, Model & Actress. Rakhi Sood offers the very best dance tuition for a variety of styles ranging from Flamenco to Kathak, Bollywood to Bhangra, Salsa to Jazz & R’n’B to Urban. Rakhi’s choreography has no bounds due to different styles of dance that she has trained in.
2pm until 2.15pm - Voice FM
2.15pm until 2.45pm - Hannah Williams and the Tastemakers
The daughter of a musically gifted minister, Hannah Williams was immersed in soulful music from the day she was born. Her first single reached out into the soul scene and drew praise from many quarters including Craig Charles on his BBC radio show as well as various labels and promoters.
2.45pm until 3p m- Voice FM
3pm until 3.15pm- Skipped Junk Percussion
Skipped was formed in 2011 Duncan Mortimer & Craig Rye who decided to start the band after meeting at a Family Environmental Festival. The band grew impressively in 2011 with help from Cara Sandys and the local ‘books for free’ space. Rubbish from bins in the local area were collected and converted into musical creations.
3.15pm until 3.30pm - Voice FM
3.30pm until 3.45pm - Afghan Stars
Afghan Stars have been a familiar face in the Afghan music scene within the UK Afghanistani community since 2003. The group was started by brothers Tamim and Jamil Yousefi in 2001. They expanded in 2003 with the addition of guitarist Tameem Kader and keyboard player Zabi. Equipped with their limitless passion for music and the support of Southampton’s Afghanistani community, the band has grown and contributed to numerous events including the Mela Festival and the London Multicultural Event as well as private birthdays and weddings functions.
3.45pm until 4pm - Voice FM
4pm until 4.15pm- Belinda’s Dance Academy
Belinda’s Dance Academy was created 17 years ago by its Principal Belinda McClory. Belinda’s Dance Academy runs dance classes at various locations across Southampton including the Oasis Academy Mayfield & LA Fitness. The classes cater for all age groups in various styles such as Street, Disco, Line Dance and Adult Dance Fit.
The classes are run by senior teachers Belinda, Julie & Jess alongside student teachers Emma, Stacey, Shannon, Sean, Jenna, Amy and Teresa.
4.15pm until 4.30pm- Voice FM
4.30pm until 5pm- 30 Minutes Band
The band 30 Minutes consists of 5 teenagers all hailing from the Waterside area of Southampton. They are regularly performing gigs around the Southampton area at various venues including the Talking Heads, Joiners, King Alfred Pub and Guava. They have played a number of charity fundraisers for causes such as Solent Mind, Youth Organisations and Schools for Tanzania. In February this year they recorded their first EP which was released in March.
5pm until 5.20pm - A TEE
5.50pm until 6.20pm - Love Soul Choir
Love Soul Choir is a singing group with a difference. They are a community of talented singers performing Pop, Soul, Motown and Gospel.
Love Soul Choir has performed all over the south coast since starting in 2009 including West Quay Shopping Centre, Black History Month celebrations,
6.20pm until 6.40pm- Red Arrows
6.40pm until 7.10pm- Red Glory
Red Glory formed in 2004 as a 4 piece band writing & performing their own songs. In 2005, the keyboards were replaced by an additional guitarist giving the band a more rock & indie feel. The band continues in the same vein today performing at numerous festivals around the South in addition to being a part of many line ups at live music events & supporting local charities.
7.10pm until 7.30pm- Voice FM
7.30pm until 8pm- Charley McCauley
Charley Macaulay is just 19 years old, but has already crammed an enormous amount into her short career. Charley came to prominence winning the Under 18’s section of the national competition ‘Live and Unsigned’, blowing away 10,000 other hopefuls as she did so. This was closely followed by chart success, with her first single, ‘Superman’, reaching Number One in the UK’s Undiscovered Chart.
8pm until 8.15pm - Voice FM
8.15pm until 8.30pm - En Masse
En Masse is a performance choir for adults (16+). It is unique contemporary vocal group lead by Gareth & Louise Henderson.
8.30pm until 8.45pm- Voice FM
8.45pm until 9.30pm - Rufus Stone
Those that have followed the band will know that Rufus Stone Soul Band based in their home town of Southampton started up in late 1984. During their time together, Rufus Stone Soul Band have had many highlights which include supporting some of the top Soul artists such as Jimmy Ruffin, Edwin Starr, Curtis Mayfield, Gino Washington, Ben E King and Gloria Gaynor. The band’s sound is that of authentic 60’s Soul.
9.30pm until 10.20pm - Artful & Ridney
Mark Hill, one half of Southampton's successful garage DJs, Artful Dodger is back, now performing as Artful with a brand new collection of tunes.
He's joined by Ridney, another local DJ who plays music across the UK and Europe and has even featured on Pete Tong's Radio One show.
10.20pm until 10.35pm - Fireworks
11pm - Ships depart