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Noon – 8pm, 40 Degreez Centre, Dogflud Way.

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We are celebrating our 10th anniversary as 40 Degreez with an exiting programme of activities for young people and their families, building on our first festival held last July. We are supported by many local charities including those above. This year we are proud to be chosen by National Citizen Service (NCS) as the subject for one of their summer schemes. 12 young people will attend the event, photograph the activities, and help with stewarding and technical support. After the event, there will be 3 further sessions editing their output and producing on-line marketing material for 40 Degreez.

STOP PRESS: We are delighted to announce that weyfestw have donated 2 * Saturday (20th August) tickets (under 10s go free) to be the star prize of our raffle our guests will enter when they purchase a programme. There will be many other prizes too, including a painting from our resident artist Stewart Dakers.

The young people attending our clubs have helped organise the event, and will be helping on the day.  Activities going on from Noon until late afternoon at this FREE ENTRY event include:

Main Stage

A huge Marquee and stage will entertain the audience with:

  • Karaoke from Club members and anyone who would like to have a go
  • Music from our professional DJ
  • Boxing demo from Farnham Boxing Club
  • Talent show, featuring excerpt from Potters Gate Year 6 Lion King production

Arts and Crafts

Young people will have the opportunity to explore their creative talents with Big Draw and their 2016 Steam theme, and Creative Station facebookw where we will be making Crowns to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Carol from the Sandy Hill Community project will be modelling clay, and Lottie will be Face Painting.  Gilly will be Storytelling in a cozy tent outside.

Food and Drinks

Burgers, sausages, ice creams, healthy wraps, snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic) will be available all day. Volunteer Pip will be running a Cake Bake-Off stall, and the best decorated cake will win a prize.

Bouncy Castle

Supervised for all Young People to enjoy.

Video Box

Students from UCA will video thoughts and opinions of Farnham Young People, what they like and hate about Farnham, ideas for the future. A video will be produced, and statistics collated for publishing further.

Other Stalls and Activities

In between all of the above, inside 40 Degreez and outside on the grass and basketball court, the following further activities will be on show:

  • Maltings youth activities. 40 Degreez has a strong association through attending the Spark festival and Marios Panteli running animation classes
  • Southern Drum School facebookw will demo their skills and let the young people have a go
  • Sweet stall – run and managed by 40 Degreez young people
  • Pool competition

Surrey County Council

Will be providing information and advice, and helping manage the overall event.

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Here is our exciting line-up for our festival.  Click on headings for more information.

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Harry Baker has been playing live for over seven years. His influences range from the blues like Robert Johnson, Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, through to artists such as Michael Jackson, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, Prince, Jeff Beck, Larry Carlton, Gary Moore, Elvis, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Jeff Buckley and Neil Young.

Whilst working on many side projects with other bands and artists as lead guitarist, Harry has been constructing his own material, each creation with a slightly different sound. He has released some singles and his first album ‘Friends, Themes and Poems’. It is a mix of Blues, Alternative, Ambient and Surf Rock, with hints of pop too.

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Lead Singer and guitarist-Vole
Bassist/vocals- Tom
Lead Guitarist- Brandon
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Both Vole and Brandon are currently studying music at the ACM in Guildford.  As well as being in a band they are both singer song writers and have produced some fantastic original material independently and as a band they have recorded an EP and A music video.  Brandon is also a guitar tutor teaching young people from 7 years to adults.  Tom and George also attend college and they wish to pursue a course in music next term.  The band have participated in many 40 Degreez live nights, SPARK, community events including busking and Hale carnival.  Their upcoming gigs include; The little beer company, The Star, Music in the meadows and of course our very own Youth Festival.

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Louie is a solo singer song writer and plays guitar.  He too has participated in many 40 Degreez live nights and community events including charity busking outside White Stuff in Farnham.  Louie is currently studying music at Farnham college and working part time; however he finds the time to volunteer at our Hangout club inspiring younger people to play music.  Louie has successfully recorded music videos and has his own YouTube channel and EP.