Gemfest is back for its third year of festival fundraising, having raised over £11,000 for Hospiscare and The Brain Tumour Charity at the last two events.
Organised by local Brain Tumour ‘survivor’ Gemma and her friends, Gemfest promises a day packed with free family activities topped off with a variety of live music and entertainment in the evening from 6pm. Something for everyone – guaranteed.
11am – 4pm: free
6pm – 1am: £12.50 (all profits donated to charity)
The Main Auditorium will host a range of performances followed by free workshops upstairs in the voodoo lounge so all of the family can have a go! Confirmed so far are StreetDanz, Circus Skills and Hula Hooping.
Facepainting from Party Paints and Balloon Modelling with Simon Croft will be available for a small cost along with several competition stalls and a chance to win a ‘Prize Every Time’.
Also, free of charge (voluntary donations accepted)
◆ Arts and Crafts Room run by Donna Lester
◆ Zumba with Jourdan Pym
◆ Pyjama Drama in The Black Box
◆ Storytelling sessions in The Black Box
◆ Live music in the bar – “Busking Corner” with local singer/songwriters and Teens Supporting Hospice (organised by Pik Rawlings)
◆ More to be confirmed
Additionally, in the Bar area, there will several stalls from local crafts people selling handmade goods.
The bar will be open throughout the day and food will be available at the cafe bar from 1pm.
A Raffle and an Auction will take place at the end of the event and tickets will be available from the stewards.
An evening of live music, and entertainment over several stages from 6pm.
VOODOO LOUNGE/ACOUSTIC STAGE
• A “Taking The Mic” All Star Gemfest Special (The cream of Exeter’s Spoken Word) with:
• Tim King
• Morwenna Griffiths
• James Turner
• Robert Garnham
• Daniel Haynes
• Rosie Stewart
• Ian Beech
DJ’s from 9pm until Late including:
• Sonic Jim
• Lee H
• Matt Vinyl
• Si Gordon
Silent Disco from 9pm
THE BLACK BOX
An evening of comedy…
Stand Up with Ben Laverick and more
Improvisation games with Improperly
ELSEWHERE IN THE BUILDING
Claude the Comedy Waiter
Pin Up Parlour
The bar will be open all evening and food is available until 8pm.
A manned cloakroom will be in place all evening for a small charge.
If you have any further questions, please to contact us.