MORE stars have been announced by Refresh Festival - the county's new outdoor health and fitness festival.

Flawless and Lauren Thalia, who have both appeared on Britain's Got Talent, will now be appearing at the two-day event will take place at Wellington Country Park, situated between Reading and Basingstoke, on September 2 and 3.

They join the likes of Dame Kelly Holmes, England's Strongest Woman and the fourth strongest woman in the world Farah Fonseca, personal fitness trainer and best-selling author Clean Eating Alice, influential blogger Danielle Vanier, The Singing Dentist and Cbeebies' Mr Bloom who will all help entertain guests at Refresh.

Refresh is the first of its kind for the region where the health, well-being and fitness industry will collaborate all in one place providing a vast range of activities, workshops and product trials.

It will be full of variety, includeing personal trainers, instructors and fitness experts, therapists, nutritional advisors, healthy food suppliers and a range of fitness clothing companies.

Drawing over 10,000 visitors over the two-day event, the festival will include personal trainers, instructors and fitness experts, therapists, nutritional advisors, healthy food suppliers, fitness clothing, activities for children with a health and environmental theme. Refresh is working to strict sustainability and environmental guidelines set out by the Creative Green Awards – in its aim to become the most environmentally sustainable festival in the market.

With eight zones to rejuvenate and refresh body and mind, including the regenerate main arena showcasing free-runners, award-winning street dancers, martial arts experts, and motivational speakers plus a packed programme of interactive workshops.

Dame Kelly Holmes will be running a children’s sports day and the show arena will showcase activities and demonstrations such as karate and free runners to spark enthusiasm.

Refresh was created by Basingstoke event management and technical company H-Productions.

Helen Freeman, Events Director for H-Productions said: “We wanted to create a health and fitness festival that is a truly healthy and fit environment to be in. So many health events are in traditional exhibition spaces – but choosing the setting of the beautiful and calming Wellington Country Park, and opening up the event to people of all ages, with activities suitable for 5 to 75 year olds ensures health and fitness is truly accessible to everyone.”

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