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Sumac 40th Anniversary Festival

Friday April 12th @ 6:00 pm - Sunday April 14th @ 7:00 pm

💥 *12th,13th, 14th April*

SeeThree days of peace, love and music at the  Sumac Centre

Hey, man, I just gotta say, that you people have gotta be the strongest bunch of people I ever saw. Three days, man! Three days! We just love ya.

Stephen Stills. 3am Mon 18th August 1969

Tickets Now Available at https://fixr.co/event/sumac-40th-anniversary-festival-12-13-14-april-202-tickets-557317828

* Friday 12th April *

*LGBTQ+ Night +Bar* 🏳️‍🌈 Ticketed from 6pm
6.30: *Veggies  Burger Meal – £5*

7pm: *Cheap Dirty Horse* 🏳️‍🌈
Nottingham’s Finest Queer Trash Folk-Punk Dad-kissing Band (Nottingham)

8pm: *Anarchistwood* 🏳️‍🌈🏴
Prank Rock. Theatrical, with face paint and props (London)

9pm: *Rites of Hadda* 🏳️‍🌈🏴
Pampered fists punching out a likeness of Hawkwind and Xray Spex (London)

* Saturday 13th April *

Daytime from 2pm – Entry Free/Donation.

Evening  – ticketed – SOLD Out

*Outside stage*
👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 *Family Friendly + Bar from 2pm*
🍔 Veggies Burger Van

*Local acts*
2pm: “More Than Words” Spoken word/poetry.
2pm-2.30: *DIY Poets*
2.35-2.50: *Joe Zux*
2.55-3.10: *Kezzabel Ambler*
3.15-3.30: *Spoken Goat*
3.35-3.50: *Sophie Sparham*

4pm : Acoustic sessions “Girls Are Loud”
4pm-4.30: *Missy Luna-Rose*
4.50-5.20: *Pixie Styx*
5. 40-6.10: *Monica & The Explosion* (Sweden)

6pm – 7pm : Veggies Two Course Meal – £5 🥒

*Evening indoors – SOLD OUT
7pm: *Mental Wealth*
D.I.Y trio with licks of shotol and djembe (Manchester)
8pm: *Activistas*
Local Anarcho Punk with love and snot nosed attitude (Nottingham)
9pm: *Boom Boom Racoon*
Scrappy DiY Accoustic Ska (Bristol)
10pm: *The Sporadics*
Up Beat Sub Punk/festival Dance music (Brighton/Bournemouth)

* Sunday 14th April *

🎪 Acoustic Community Garden Party*
👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Family friendly : Free/donation

Sumac Sunday Brunch by Veggies 11am till 2pm + Bar from 12noon

Veggies Snacks from 2pm

From 10am: Stalls and contacts from local activist groups, community projects associated with Sumac Centre, including:

  • Radical Routes
  • Expotential Housing Coop
  • Skills Exchange
  • Notts Credit Union
  • Sherwood Exchange
  • Earth First!
  • NottmGreenFest
  • Nottingham Animal Rights
  • Brinsley Animal Rescue
  • Surge Animal Rescue
  • Hunt Sabs
  • Animal Rebellion
  • Nottingham CND
  • Sparrows Nest Library
  • NFA traveller community
  • Tiger Enterprises
  • Punk for the Homeless

*Local acts*
2pm-2.30: *Dan Ottowell*
2.45-3.15: *Sue Larue*
3.30-4pm: *Fidge Biblyotek*
4.15-4.45: *Static Kill*
5pm-5.30: *Hugh Vivian*
5.45-6.15: *Paul Carbuncle*
6.30-7pm: *Jessi Eastfield*

Also featuring *Bibbly Oates* and *Drillheads*

🧶 Creating a visible alternative. The hardest prison to escape is our own minds.🧶

*Support our Sumac*

Donations taken throughout the weekend for Sumac Renovation Costs [Donate here]

Tickets Now Available

at https://fixr.co/event/sumac-40th-anniversary-festival-12-13-14-april-202-tickets-557317828


*Celebrate our diversity*

This event celebrates 40 years of cooperation, mutual aid and solidarity by Sumac Centre, since being established as the Rainbow Centre in 1984. Rainbow rented a rundown terrace of shops on Mansfield Road from 1985-2001, creating the community that bought the Sumac Centre in 2001. See more history here.

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