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Exeter Respect Festival 2023

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the first Respect Festival in Exeter in 1997, which brings communities together to celebrate their differences and commonalities.

Event details

Welcome to the Exeter Respect Line Up 2023! Join us at Belmont Park on Saturday 10 June and Sunday 11 June to celebrate our 26th anniversary of promoting diversity and unity. Get ready for an incredible lineup of performances across three stages: Community Stage, Diversity Stage, and Mandela Stage.

On Saturday, the Community Stage will feature a diverse range of acts including Soundwaves, Lou Latham, and the Filipino Community Association. The Diversity Stage will showcase artists like Machineries of Joy and House of Cards, while the Mandela Stage will host powerful speeches and performances by Ruach and Avatar Dance.

Sunday's lineup on the Community Stage will include The Turning Tides Project and Newtown Roots Band, while the Diversity Stage will feature acts like Melodie and The Corduroy Curiosities. The Mandela Stage will captivate with performances by Boulevardier and Batch Gueye Band.

In addition to the incredible performances, visitors can explore various stalls offering global food, fine clothing, handmade crafts, and information about local communities and organizations. Outdoor processions and activities for all ages will add to the festive atmosphere.

To sustain the festival, there is an entrance fee of £2 for each day, and children under 16 can enter for free. Don't miss The Windrush Zone, where the whole family can enjoy activities like spinning plates, storytelling, and art. The Diversity Area will showcase cultural stalls, educational resources, and health awareness sessions.

Join us at Exeter Respect Line Up 2023 for an unforgettable weekend of music, culture, and community. Let's celebrate diversity together!

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