I'm very excited to have a stall at Rumble In The Jumble tomorrow, the 26th of April. It's the third time The Music Circle (which is a subsidiary of The Circle - a group of women in the music industry working with Oxfam to fight poverty and inequality, founded by Annie Lennox) has hosted one of these sales to raise money for the charity. Last year they scored over £16,000 with donations from Damon Albarn, Alison Mosshart, Fearne Cotton, Daisy Lowe and Annie Mac.
I will be trundling down with some of my own clothes to sell, alongside donations from Little Boots and Anna Prior from Metronomy, and two big sacks of goodies kindly sent over by River Island, including these bits.
There will also be lots of celebrity items to buy including...
– Annie Lennox's hand-written lyrics for 'Sweet Dreams'.
– David Gandy's suit.
– Anna Calvi's Gucci heels.
– The four-track recorder that Suede's Brett Anderson recorded early b-side 'He's Dead' on.
– The shoes Garbage's Shirley Manson wore in the video for 'Blood For Poppies'.
– Lauren Laverne's Marc Jacobs dresses and her leopard print coat.
– A signed Florence and the Machine screen print.
I'll race you to those Shirley Manson heels...and Lauren Laverne's leopard coat...and, well, everything.
There are also amazing donations from loads of bands, presenters and other kind people including Fearne Cotton, Arcade Fire, London Grammar, Chloe Howl and Alt-J. And lots of brands, labels and magazines have been very generous too, big shout out to ASOS, Clarks, Dazed & Confused, Whistles and Dr Martens. Oh and there will also be food from Jamie Oliver's Barbecoa, a pop-up Smashbox makeup studio, a Bumble & Bumble hair salon, tea and cake, Prosecco and punch on the terrace, a raffle to win festival tickets, and a mother frickin' photo booth.
It's going to be an amazing jam-packed day of fun. If you want to come just turn up at The Oval space in London, E2 with £3 to pay on the door and a bag of jumble. Oh and hang out with me!