West End star Kerry Ellis set to appear at Barking and Dagenham's Summer of Festivals

PUBLISHED: 11:41 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:41 06 March 2018

Kerry Ellis. Picture: LBBD

Kerry Ellis. Picture: LBBD


A hit musical star in the West End is among the lineup for this year's Summer of Festivals programs.

Kerry Ellis, who has starred in musicals Wicked, We Will Rock You, Oliver and Cats, on Saturday, July 21.

She has also had TV roles and has working released an album featuring Brian May.

There will also be a folk festival on June 9 and 10 at Abbey Green and Abbey Ruins.

The Roundhouse Music Festival will also take place in Central Park on August 27, which will give unsigned bands an opportunity to perform.

The Valence Time Tunnel, on May 26 and 27 at Valence House, will give people an opportunity to see what life was like in Barking and Dagenham from the Stone Age through to the Second World War.

Deputy council leader Saima Ashraf said: “Thousands of people attended our events last year and it proved to be a major success. We have been working even harder to ensure the councerts this summer are just as good.”

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