John Newman heads to SLIMEFEST 9 June 2021 by Visit Blackpool John Newman and BAFTA award-winning dance group Diversity are set to join the line-up for this year’s SLIMEFEST event. Newman will be joining the SLIMEFEST mayhem for the very first time, while iconic dance group Diversity will be returning for a fifth slime-filled year at The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. With one of the most distinctive voices in music and a string of number 1 singles, Newman is guaranteed to light up the slime pit and have ticket holders rocking all night when he performs Sunday 17th October and belts out some of his most iconic hits! The sensational dance group Diversity, who recently won the public-voted BAFTA TV ‘Must-See Moment’ award for their Black Lives Matter-inspired routine performed on Britain's Got Talent, will also be returning to this year’s event across all six shows! Since their 2009 Britain’s Got Talent win, the group have completed multiple sell-out arena tours and performed in front Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance! SLIMEFEST is presented by Nickelodeon in partnership with VisitBlackpool and will be hosted by Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, as well as BRAND-NEW hosts, social media stars and singers Max & Harvey, and TikTok sensation Holly H. The six-show extravaganza will kick-off Saturday 16th October with shows at 1pm and 6pm across both days. More acts will be added to the SLIMEFEST 2021 line up in the coming weeks. Over 100,000 people have attended related SLIMEFEST events across the globe in the US, Australia, Italy, UK, Germany and Spain.