The Fling Festival 2015 is taking place on Saturday the 4th of July at Hylands park The 11 hour "Festival Of Live Music, Caberet & Curisoty" is going to have a mind blowing 300+ performers!

"One of the ugliest buildings in the UK" the derelict Marable house sits next to the refurbished Vineyards and is a common pet hate of local residents

There have been plans in the past to demolish the old 7 storey building and build retirement flats but the application was refused in 2011 because of the effect on the surrounding conservation area.

Some artists have been announced for Brownstock 2015 which this year is taking place slightly earlier than usual on the 10th 11th and 12th of July.

Brownstock will also have an increased capacity this year with 8000 tickets on sale.

The Artists that have been announced so far are

The Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation taken from the soon to be replaced Viaduct.

River Chelmer