LET’S RIDE NOTTINGHAM – SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
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Music, food and drink, fun and games, demos, giveaways, activities, challenges, face painting – it’s all happening.

It’s free to enter, you get to see your city in a different way and it’s a fun, active, family-friendly day out. You don’t have to go the 5k distance – just as much or as little as you want. And you don’t need to be an experienced cyclist – there are no cars on the road, you can wobble, zig-zag and stop as much as you like.

You just need to be up for some fun. Everyone’s invited – see you there- All free!

Festival Zone 1 – (Next to the bandstand)

I’m Not From London Music Stage starring!
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♪ ♫ ♬⚡UNKNOWN ERA⚡♪ ♫ ♬
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3.30 pm

A high voltage mix of catchy reggae, flowing hip hop mc-ing, screaming blues guitar solos, funky horn riffs, smooth soulful vocals with elements of Ska, Rock and Gypsy. Welcome to Unknown Era!

‘Hip hop, Reggae, Gypsy soundcombo that has the audience dancing and jumping instantaneously.’ – LeftLion Magazine Nottingham

‘They don’t just bring the Party, they are the Party!’ – The Maze

‘More of a movement than a band.’ – I’m Not From London

https://www.facebook.com/UnknownEraBand
https://soundcloud.com/theunknownera
http://www.unknownera.com/

♪ ♫ THE ROYALE ROOTS ROCKERS ♬♪
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2.30 pm

The Royale Roots Rockers Band are five talented well versed musicians from Nottingham, many of them have supported an array of Artists on the reggae scene

https://www.facebook.com/Royale-Roots-Rockers-Band-636380139842647/

♪ ♫ THE MONEY ♬♪
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1.30 pm

From The Beatles to Daft Punk, Michael Jackson to Kings Of Leon or Stevie Wonder to Maroon 5, The Money band ooze charisma and bring an energy to their performance like no other.

http://www.showmethemoneymusic.com/

♪ ♫ BLESSING MAGORE ♬♪
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12.30 pm

Zimbabwean born Blessing Tafadzwa Magore is one of Nottingham’s rising singer-songwriters who has created his own unique fusion of Afro-funk/Reggae with hints of samba and zouk. This 20 year old musician, who moved to the UK at the age of 17, also sings in his mother tongue of Shona and was part of this years neat14 Festival, where he gave a stellar performance.

Blessing’s passion for music started at the age of five. Whilst growing up, he learnt various instruments from guitar, piano and drums to marimba and mbira. He gained his music experience over the years as a session musician playing for different artistes and bands at various events around Zimbabwe.

Blessing will be performing tracks from his EP with his live band. His influences are Lucky Dube, Oliver Mtukudzi, Mokoomba and Bob Marley.

https://soundcloud.com/blessingmagoremusic

Kids Zone –

Adventure Playground 11am-3pm
Face Painting and Play Activities for children up to 13 years
Hosted by Bulwell Toy Library

Go Ride Skills Zone 11am-3pm
Cycling Skills and Race Area

Come & Try Zone 11am-3pm
British Triathlon Challenge
Archery and Hula Hoops hosted by ParkLives

British Cycling Stage 11am-3pm
Watt Bike Challenge
Special Guest – Rebecca Adlington Q&A (time TBC)

Festival Zone 2

War Memorial & Gardens 11am-3pm
ParkLives Nordic Walking (register with ParkLives in Festival Zone 1)
ParkLives Yoga (register with ParkLives in Festival Zone 1)
Skate Nottingham Skate Boarding Experience
Holme Pierrepont Country Park Rafting & Kayaking

Festival Zone 3

NFFC City Ground Zone 11am-3pm
Danny Butler Extreme Mountain Bike Show

Additional Activity

Roaming live Music

Start line/Gantry – Samba band 11am
Trent Bridge – Brass band 11am
Start line/Gantry – Brass band 12pm
Trent Bridge – Samba band 12pm

Adapted Bikes to Hire and Dr Bike (maintenance)
Provided by Ridewise in Festival Zone 1 throughout the day
Electronic bikes to Hire in Festival Zone 1 – provided by Pedego

Catering

Speciality Burger or Sausage
Spicy Jerk Chicken
Greek Cuisine
Donuts & Coffee
Mr Whip Ice Cream
Vegetarian & Vegan Indian & Chinese Food

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