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Reggae Monday at HOPE Freedom Music Festival

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

£10.00 – £50.00

Reggae Monday at the HOPE Freedom Music Festival with headliner SOOM T with her soulful, gospel reggae vibe.

It’s set to be a fantastic day with Soom T, DJ Ayito, DJ Yogi and the band Linos Wengara Magaya & Zimbaremabwe Mbira Vibes

We’ll be closing the festival with a relaxing Sound Bath which will be amplified through the Alpha Sound System followed by HOPE live drum and bass percussion for a session of ecstatic dance to close!

Doors open 10am and event finishes at 7pm.

For those with a FULL weekend Festival ticket Reggae Monday is included!

Adult ticket £50
Kids ticket 12-17yrs £20
Kids ticket 5-11yrs £10
Kids 4yrs and under go FREE
Parking included


Soom T is an international music artist and songwriter from Glasgow of Indian origin. Her music is a collection of Soul, Reggae, Gospel and Avant Garde Choral with a strong, spiritual and activist message underpinning her inimitable and diverse vocal capabilities.

After fifteen years of activity and nearly a hundred tracks to her credit, Soom T released her landmark album “Free as a Bird” in 2015 on Wagram Music, which shows the full extent of her talent and musical spectrum.

“Ode to A Karrot” (Khanti Records) in 2016, “Born Again” (Strong Foundation) in 2018 and “The Arch” (X-Ray Production) in 2020 will follow.

In 2022, Soom T returned with her new studio album “Good” which she entirely self-produced for her own music label Renegade Masters. An album at the crossroads of reggae, dub and jazz, in which she denounces, as usual, the political and social problems of our time.

In 2023 with her sixth studio album “The Louder The Better” self-produced once again with her own music label Renegade Masters.

Though based in Europe, Soom T appearances and guest features are frequently requested by some of the most respected and original creators and artists around the world to collaborate on songs sharing songs with the likes of Queen Omega, Omar Perry, L’Entourloop, The Movement, La Yegros and Reggae Roast to name a few.


DJ Ayito, a trailblazer in the UK reggae scene, started as a sound woman for Unit 137 sound system. Now, as a resident with Wake Up The Lions and Rompas Reggae Shack, she shares her talent alongside renowned sound systems like Reggae Roast, Mungos Hi fi, and Lion Pulse. Ayito’s diverse music collection reflects her love for reggae, dub, and exclusive steppas, all vibrating with heavy bass. Her focus on conscious lyrics aims to free minds and souls, making her selections a gateway to freedom. Empowering women in the industry, Ayito’s mission goes beyond music, driven by a deep love for cultural authenticity.


Zimbabwean ‘Chimurenga’ music meets a funk reggae fusion from the UK cultural ambassadors Linos Wengara Magaya & Zimbaremabwe Mbira Vibes.Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting rhythms and vibrant melodies of Zimbaremabwe, the torchbearers of Zimbabwean traditional music in the UK. Led by the acclaimed mbira player and vocalist, Linos Wengara Magaya, this extraordinary ensemble will transport you to the heart of Zimbabwe through their captivating performances.

Zimbabwean Linos Wengara is a musician, singer, dancer and Mbira and Marimba instrument maker. He plays Mbira, used in Shona spiritual healing ceremonies to call upon the spirits through ancient songs delivered through generations. With his roots firmly in the spiritual values of traditional Zimbabwean culture, he works to share a positive image of this culture with all people.

Linos came to England in 1997 and established UK based Zimbaremabwe band who have performed with Chartwell Dutiro, The Wailers, Thomas Mapfumo and on stages such as Glastonbury, The Barbican and The Africa Centre, London.

Experience the exhilarating power of ‘Chimurenga’ music, a fast-paced and distinctive genre that embodies the spirit of Zimbabwe. Zimbaremabwe’s sound is a fusion of Chimurenga with funk and reggae. Zimbaremabwe have become popular in the vibrant music scene of Brighton and its surroundings.


YogiMan plays conscious sound musical vibes for each and everyone, aiming to reach those in need of joy, hope and empowerment. Playing for all those who resonate with truth, rights, unity and love, aiming to gather one and all to celebrate Life in Love through the power of Music = Word & Sound with movement of the body, to help connect and rebalance; mind body & soul, with one another and the wider environment; GrandMother Nature & the Universe all coming together as ONE.

As a certified holistic health practitioner during the day, when selecting music YogiMan aims to get people into their hearts and become present through the power of word & sound and feeling connected to the wider Universe the ONE Source of Creation.


August 26
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
£10.00 – £50.00
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