Summer Soulstice

Farewell To A Local Hero

Farewell To A Local Hero

Ed HQ

April 6th, 2017

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We learnt this week of the passing of Roger Hurren, who sadly left us on 3rd April. He was an ever willing, able & helpful volunteer at Cherry Lodge &, because of our close connection also with Summer Soulstice. Whether it was driving the van (always parking it […]

Legend Steve Arrington To Play Soulstice 2017

Legend Steve Arrington To Play Soulstice 2017

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April 4th, 2017

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It’s been a struggle holding this exciting news in, but now we can proudly announce that Steve Arrington, drummer/lead vocalist with renowned Dayton group, Slave & successful solo artist in his own right, is joining the party at Summer Soulstice this June! His songs have been introduced to legions of […]

Shaun Escoffery Headlines Soulstice 2017

Shaun Escoffery Headlines Soulstice 2017

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March 16th, 2017

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Counting down the days & we can now announce our headline act for Summer Soulstice 2017… Take a bow, Mr. Shaun Escoffery! The name Escoffery is a famous one in UK black music: The Escofferys, Michelle Escoffery (a cousin), & of course Shaun. It was actor Idris Elba who convinced […]

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Ed HQ

February 2nd, 2017

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Having always been the athletic type, Summer Soulstice’s very own Gilo is still full of sporting prowess after all these years & once again plans to run the London Marathon. It’s all for a great cause obviously, but is also a personal challenge for one of Soulstice’s original crew, having had a […]

Stretchy Brews Brings In The New

Stretchy Brews Brings In The New

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February 1st, 2017

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The last Saturday in January has now become a favourite in the Soulstice calendar & this year proved no different with our first gathering of 2017. Once again the Black Horse played host to Brews & Soul, the more intimate Summer Soulstice spin-off nights that have […]

The Official 2016 Video Has Landed!

The Official 2016 Video Has Landed!

Ed HQ

October 25th, 2016

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With our 2017 event tickets about to go on sale, we finally take a look back at this year’s big day last June, with this superb film montage directed by Ally Watson (The Voice / Rita Ora)…     Our special thanks go out to Ally & […]

SS10: The Sounds of Fatness

SS10: The Sounds of Fatness

Ed HQ

July 25th, 2016

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One of our event compares & DJ’s Fat Freddie M sums up our tenth annual fundraiser as seen from the main stage… Summer Soulstice 10 “same old, same old” that’s how to sum it up! Except… I can’t stand the rain. The only thing which can really relate to […]

SS10 Raises Another Big Total

SS10 Raises Another Big Total

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July 6th, 2016

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So despite stormy weather & the occasional deluge, the sun still made an appearance & the show did go on… For the 4,500 people plus who partied & had fun all day at OE’s once again, it was a different outpouring altogether… that of LOVE & GENEROSITY. Some 2 weeks after […]

SS10 Interviews with Bully & MJ: Pt4

SS10 Interviews with Bully & MJ: Pt4

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June 30th, 2016

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In the final of four interviews from this year’s Summer Soulstice, the Soulful Seduction boys Bully & MJ, chat to Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick. Bluey is, as many know, the main man behind Incognito who were our headline act on the day. Here he talks about their sound, the journey […]