Nineties boy band Five star at Gravesham Riverside Festival on Saturday

PUBLISHED: 09:04 23 July 2015 | UPDATED: 09:04 23 July 2015

Gravesham Riverside Festival is on Saturday

Gravesham Riverside Festival is on Saturday


Seven-hour event includes The Voice finalist Jamie Johnson as well as a circus workshop and a funfair

Nineties boy band Five will be making you get down at the Gravesham Riverside Festival this Saturday.

The Slam Dunk (Da Funk) popsters – who now number only three of their original members - will be headlining a musical extravaganza more than seven hours long, which will also feature a performance from The Voice finalist Jamie Johnson.

Other acts will include the tribute bands the Bob Marley Experience, the Four Fighters, Fleetwood Bac, Simply Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran tribute Jack Shepherd.

There will also be three big tops, a circus workshop where you can have a go at juggling or stiltwalking, an arts and crafts tent, bhangra, salsa and African drumming workshops a funfair, pony rides and plenty of food, including Caribbean cuisine and an exotic meats barbecue.

A 1950s-themed summer market in the fort gardens with more than 60 craft and produce stalls will be held from 11am to 5pm, while Hula Boogie, Lew Lewis and the Twilight Trio will perform rock and roll music. Vendors and stalls will be dressed up in 1950s style and there will be a prize for the best-dressed visitor too.

The timetable is as follows:

Noon to 12.45pm: Bob Marley Experience

1.15pm to 1.45pm: Jamie Johnson

2.15pm to 3pm: The Four Fighters

3.30pm to 4pm: Jack Shepherd

4.30pm to 5.15pm: Fleetwood Bac

5.45pm to 6.15pm: Simply Taylor Swift

6.30pm to 7.15pm: 5ive

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