Friends and family of the late TV British presenter Caroline Flack have announced a day festival called Flackstock in her honour.

The event - to be held on July 25 - will celebrate her life with acts from the worlds of comedy, dance and music, and will also raise funds for mental health charities.

Singers Natalie Imbruglia, Louise Redknapp and Fleur East are among the first acts to be announced for the event, which will be held in the grounds of Englefield House, near Pangbourne in Berkshire.

Natalie Imbruglia

The event committee is comprised of Caroline's mother Christine and her sister Jody, as well as close friends Dawn O’Porter, Natalie Pinkham, Anna Blue, Sarah Tyekiff and Leigh and Jill Francis.

Celebrity appearances on the day will also include Professor Green, Dermot O’Leary, Kirsty Gallacher, Paddy McGuinness, Joel Dommett, Noel Fielding and June Sarpong.

Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara and her husband Aljaz Skorjanec will also be in attendance.

Love Island presenter Flack, who took her own life at the age of 40 in February 2020, was crowned the winner of Strictly in 2014 alongside her professional partner Pasha Kovalev.

Paddy McGuinness

Christine Flack said: "My Caroline was never more herself or happier than at a music festival with her sister and her friends.

"Flackstock is the wonderful idea of those who knew her best and the perfect way to remember her singing, dancing and most of all laughing.

"Not only is Flackstock the most positive way to honour Carrie, but charities that she loved will benefit from the proceeds.

Caroline Flack and Dawn O'Porter

"A big thank you to everyone involved for all their hard work – to Natalie for the mad idea, Giles Cooper Entertainment and Englefield House who saved the day, Live Nation and to all the brilliant sponsors.

"My family are so proud that so many people who knew Carrie loved her so very much."

Funds raised on the day will be equally split between the charities Choose Love, Mind, Samaritans and Charlie Waller Trust.