On Saturday 10th October, 2015, the House of Vans in London will host FESTIFEEL, a one-day festival organised by breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel!.
The event will feature an impressive line-up of music with bands including Reef, Lucy Rose, Slaves, Mike Skinner, Eaves, Woman’s Hour, Billie Marten, and Everything Everything taking to the stage.
This year, the event will be curated by CoppaFeel! patron Fearne Cotton, who said: “FESTIFEEL is back, bigger than ever and I can’t wait to be involved again! The bands and artists I ask to play are always so excited to get involved, but more importantly to get behind CoppaFeel!’s life-saving message and work. I have been patron of CoppaFeel! for 4 years now and have loved watching it grow from strength to strength. Bring on the FUN!”
FESTIFEEL is Britain’s only boutique music festival with boobs in mind and last year, it took place at London Fields Brewery and included headliners Rizzle Kicks and Zane Lowe, plus music from Lianne La Havas, Nick Mulvey, Rhodes, and Fickle Friends.
This October, CoppaFeel! have partnered with VANS, and the event will take place at their House of Vans venue in Waterloo, London. Spanning over 30,000sq ft., this year’s festival will host a sublime selection of live bands, DJs, spoken word, film and comedy.
CoppaFeel! was founded in October 2009 by Kristin Hallenga – who herself was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer at 23. The charity educates young people on the importance of checking their boobs regularly and knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. CoppaFeel! aim to deliver their message in innovative and memorable ways.
Tickets can be purchased via. DICE (available to download on the App Store and Google Play).
CoppaFeel! aims to stamp out late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer by ensuring that people know that signs and symptoms of breast cancer, know what their boobs look and feel like normally, check their boobs regularly throughout their lifetime and have the confidence to seek medical referral when they detect abnormalities. Currently 5% of diagnosed cases are already at stage IV with breast cancer being the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women under 30 in the UK (181 new cases diagnosed and 12 deaths annually). CoppaFeel! strives for a country where no one dies of breast cancer because of late detection or misdiagnosis. The charity receives no government funding and relies solely on voluntary donations.