New Hope Club Join SLIMEFEST Line-Up 28 June 2019 by Visit Blackpool The band will perform at all shows at The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach alongside hosts Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely and performers Diversity, Max and Harvey, Kira Kosarin, Jess Folley and Road Trip. London, 28th June 2019 – New Hope Club have joined the SLIMEFEST’s resident line up from 20th - 22nd October at The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, they will perform across all 6 shows over the weekend (1pm and 6pm showings). Families can visit nick.co.uk/slimefest for more information on the music and slime-filled events. New Hope Club said “We can’t wait to perform in Blackpool again and get slimey, we’ll see you in October!” New Hope Club is a British pop trio formed in 2015 and consisting of Reece Bibby, Blake Richardson, and George Smith. Their debut EP, Welcome to the Club, was released on Steady Records/Hollywood Records in 2017. At the start of the year the band released their new single Love Again and will be embarking on their first ever headline UK tour in September. They’ve joined hit band The Vamps on a tour across Europe, Australia, Manila, Japan, Brazil, Argentina and Taiwan as well as returning to the US were they’ve appeared at NBC’s The Today Show and Teen Choice Awards. With over 63 million views on YouTube, 507,000 followers on TikTok and combined Instagram reach of over 1.6 million, the boys show no signs of stopping and will also be visiting in Asia, UK, Ireland, U.S and Canada this year. SLIMEFEST 2019 is hosted by Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, New Hope Club join fellow resident acts Diversity, Jess Folley, Max and Harvey, Kira Kosarin and Road Trip. More information on the SLIMEFEST 2019 headliners will be announced 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. Nickelodeon The home of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol and Nella the Princess Knight, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland Network is available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes and now reaches more than 10 million viewers a month. Launched in 1993, the top-performing Nickelodeon network comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families: Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon HD, Nickelodeon +1, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., Nick Jr. +1 and Nick Jr. Too. The entertainment company has built a diverse multi-platform business by putting kids first in everything it does – Kids Rule! Content is at the core of the business with critically-acclaimed and hugely-popular television programming from the UK and around the world. In addition to the quality television programmes, Nickelodeon also produces bespoke content available online and on Nick Play, as well as consumer product and recreation opportunities such as the UK’s first-ever Nick theme park, Nickelodeon Land and the slimiest music festival for kids, SLIMEFEST UK.