The fourth annual Redhead Day UK will take place on Saturday 17 September 2016, and we can’t wait!
Alluring gingers of all ages from all corners of the world, the full-day event at the Candid Arts Trust in Angel, London, will be packed to the rafters with freckly fun and redheaded revelry. Highlights include Carrot Top Comedy, live music, ginger caricature-drawing, redhead photography, makeovers, stalls and much more all for the red-haired (and their appreciators).
‘Carrot Top Comedy’
The likes of Paul Kerensa, Alasdair Beckett-King and Diane Spencer will be dishing out the ginger gags for a whole hour of Carrot Top Comedy.
Fighting for justice and spreading ginger joy, delicious Gingerella ginger beer will be on offer to quench everyone’s thirst.
Hot for Ginger
With their huge database of over four million members, Hot for Ginger is the biggest, safest and most fun ginger dating site on the planet.
Redhead Day UK merchandise and raffle
Are you Copper, Fiery, Strawberry Blonde or Auburn? Match your shade at the Redhead Day UK stall! Also, get your raffle tickets to be in with a chance of winning heaps of gingerful gear!
Nathan Wyburn live art
Nathan creates iconic celebrity portraits and ‘Pop culture’ imagery with non-traditional mediums such as food and everyday items. Watch one of his masterpieces come together during the course of the day!
Get your gingery caricature drawn by illustrator Laura Coppolaro!
Whether it’s beatboxing, soul music or acoustic guitar, there’s a tune for you on the live stage, with performances from the likes of Sheya Lily, Karl William Lund and Helen Fulthorpe!
This year’s nominated charity is UK skin cancer charity Skcin, who will be on hand to answer your sun protection questions, their UV camera and giveaways from La Roche-Posay!
The expected redhead is pale, but genetics are not that simple. The MC1R photography exhibition by Michelle Marshall will turn your preconceptions on their heads.
Ginger Stories photography
Photographer Nina Dodd explored the ‘Ginger Stories’ of several redheads, who each had different tales to tell of having red hair. Read their stories and view photos in this mini exhibition.
Redheads in popular culture
Jacky Colliss Harvey, author of Red: A Natural History of the Redhead, will deliver fascinating facts on the evolution of the redhead through popular culture. Don’t miss her exclusive interview with ELLE magazine’s literary editor, Anna James, too!
Kids’ colouring corner
Keeping kids occupied will be endless pages of colouring, courtesy of the Colour Me Ginger book by Mel Elliott.
‘Confessions of a Redheaded Coffee Shop Girl’
Rebecca Perry dishes out her caffeine-fuelled confessions in her one-woman performance!
Cathy Smith from the Orangutan Foundation will chat to the crowd about orangutans and what we need to do to help our endangered cousins.
Face painting and hair feathers
Kids and adults can have themselves decorated – whether it’s face painting or feathers in your hair!
Are you attending Redhead Day UK 2016? Tickets are now sold out, but if you have a ticket to the event, we’ll see you there!