The Music Circle is organizing a charity jumble sale in association with Oxfam on January 26, with celebrity donations from Paloma Faith, Tinie Tempah, Dermot O'Leary, Fearne Cotton, Marilyn Manson, Charlotte Church and many more.
The sale is in aid of abused women in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in tandem with Oxfam’s Get Together for International Women’s Day on 8 March 2013, and will be held at east London’s Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.
There’ll be a pop-up retro hair salon from Lipstick & Curls to give you instant Victory rolls, a stylists’ corner and photobooth featuring some surprises familiar faces, hyper ping-pong action from the mighty Pongathon crew, food from Gizzi Erskine, tea and cakes from Joe’s Tea Co and Drink, Shop & Do and DJs including Gizzi, Jen Long (Radio 1), My Ex Boyfriend’s Records and more all day long.
Stalls are coming from the likes of presenter Gemma Cairney, designer Fred Butler, actress Vicki McClure, T4’s Georgie Okell, Smashbox with 6Music’s Lauren Laverne, presenter and journalist Kim Taylor Bennett, Run Riot’s Katie Antoniou (with stationery for New Year’s Resolutions), Krissi Murison (The Sunday Times), Emmy the Great and Elizabeth Sankey (Summer Camp) and many more.
Rumble in the Jumble #2 is the follow-up to Radio 1’s Gemma Cairney and TV presenter Dawn Porter’s hugely successful event last year for Get Together, which raised an enormous £7k for Oxfam.
The Music Circle has been busy blagging choice jumble from the music world and there’ll be plenty of clothes, accessories and bric-a-brac to snap up on the day, including donations from Schuh, ASOS, Pretty Polly and Marshall Amps. There’s room for the boys too, with donations from Tinie Tempah, The Vaccines, Wretch 32, Toddla T, Foals, Miles Kane, Russell Tovey, Benga and even Marilyn Manson, including a record stall assembled from DJs and bands’ personal collections.
Bands, labels, DJs and magazines who have contributed to the record stall so far include Andrew Weatherall, Erol Alkan, Underworld, Chemical Brothers, Mary Anne Hobbs, 23 Skidoo, James Ford, Benji B, Fake Blood, Pure Groove, Friendly Fires, Gaz Mayall, Warp, Ninja Tune, Fabric, Ben Westbeech, 23 Skidoo, Time Out, FACT, Dazed & Confused, NME, Guardian, Q, Tayo, Daniel Avery, Greco-Roman, Slutty Fringe, Soul Jazz, Earnest Endeavours and more.
All you need to do is turn up on the day with a bag of decent jumble to donate, pay £3 to get in, and get stuck into the rest!
The Music Circle is a subsidiary of Annie Lennox's The Circle. Set up in 2008 by Annie Lennox and Oxfam, The Circle is a partnership of influential women who work with Oxfam, bringing ideas, skills and resources to the table to help Oxfam fight poverty and inequality. To date, The Circle has raised almost a million pounds for Oxfam to date.
To find out more, visit the event’s Facebook page.