Henley Pageant is returning this calendar year – this is the lineup

HENLEY Pageant will be returning later on this yr comprehensive with its comprehensive black-tie splendour.

The competition will just take area involving Wednesday, September 15, and Sunday, September 19, and there will be a new pop-up get together that will just take spot from July 8-10 in advance of the main festival.

Henley Festival 2021 will see the current eclectic line-up promised previous calendar year, whole of award-winning comedy, critically acclaimed artists and the greatest names in preferred, planet, jazz and classical audio.

Replacing Myleene Klass and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on the Floating Phase on Sunday, September 19, will be an knowledge of Queen, ABBA and the Bee Gees in a rock and symphonic stunning with the English National Orchestra.

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Whilst 2020 noticed a digital version of Henley Competition, the return of a bodily celebration will once all over again see festival goers arriving by boat as they action on to the environmentally friendly lawns of the festival which will be remodeled into a Terrific Gatsby vision, as black-tie clad revellers spill throughout the pageant website, champagne in hand, while fireworks explode overhead.

Set up 38 many years in the past as a classical songs charity party, Henley Pageant is the UK’s only black-tie pageant and carries on to run as a non-gain organisation, supporting charitable projects at both equally at nationwide and community amount.

British pop band Insanity will open Henley competition 2021 on Wednesday night time.

One particular of the top rated 20 offering United kingdom groups of all time, Madness have 7 best 10 albums, 22 major 20 hits and about six million album profits to their title.

Getting celebrated 40 yrs in the tunes marketplace in 2019, Madness will complete a great deal beloved classics such as ‘House of Fun’, ‘Baggy Trousers’ and ‘It Ought to Be Love’ alongside new songs from their 1st album in five decades ‘The Bullingdon Boys.’

On Thursday night time, Henley Pageant will welcome the multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter James Blunt to headline the Floating Stage.

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Blunt rose to fame in 2004 with the release of his debut album Back again to Bedlam, accomplishing worldwide acclaim with the strike singles ‘You’re Beautiful’ and ‘Goodbye My Lover’.

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Singer-songwriter feeling Sophie Ellis-Bextor requires to the floating stage on Friday.

Ellis-Bextor launched her double-platinum marketing debut album Read My Lips in 2001, which attained quantity two in the Uk Albums Chart and generated hit singles including ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’ and ‘Take Me Home’.

Friday night’s efficiency by Sophie Ellis-Bextor on the floating phase will be followed by Sara Cox offers: Just Can not Get Sufficient 80s.

On Sunday the new Don’t Quit Me Now presents an evening of Queen, Abba and the Bee Gees in a rock and symphonic impressive celebrating their best hits which includes Bohemian Rhapsody, Being Alive, Mama Mia and numerous more.

There will also be a comedy line up and jazz performances.

On Sunday, the pageant will be reworked into an enchanting playground for family members and children of all ages, with a host of things to do, performances and concert events.

Each individual evening, there will be an overhead firework display.