The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever

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The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever is an event held at locations around the world where participants recreate the music video for musician Kate Bush's 1978 song Wuthering Heights.[1][2]

The event's inspiration was a 2013 event by a group called Shambush![3] held in Brighton, United Kingdom which attempted to set an unofficial world record for the most number of people dressed as Kate Bush in one place, with hundreds attending.[4]

2016[edit]

In 2016, The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever event was proposed to be held places including Adelaide, Perth, Northern Rivers, Sydney, Tel Aviv, Montreal, Atlanta, Berlin, Uppsala, Wellington, Hobart and Amsterdam with Shambush! who inspired the event hosting an event in London.[5]

2017[edit]

Some of that year's The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever events were held in Saint Anne's Park, Dublin,[6] Glebe Park, Canberra[7] and Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy, Melbourne.[8]

2018[edit]

2018 Bunbury - practice sessions held Bunbury Dance Studio - Gold Coin donations for Soup Van

2018 Newcastle NSW. Held in King Edward Park under the pines since 2016. Hundreds were expected to attend.

2018 Austin, TX USA. Held in Zilker Park; first ever event in Austin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever' flashmob comes to Canberra". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. 15 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  2. ^ Precel, Nicole (9 July 2016). "Thousands to embody Kate Bush in Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. ^ shambush.co.uk
  4. ^ "Kate Bush 'Wuthering Heights' Reenactment: Lookalikes Gather To Emulate Classic Video". Huffington Post. Huffington Post. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
  5. ^ Webb, Carolyn (12 February 2016). "Kate Bush music video mimed by thousands for Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  6. ^ Burns, Sarah (15 July 2017). "Kate Bush fans enjoy The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever". The Irish Times. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  7. ^ "'Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever' flashmob comes to Canberra". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  8. ^ "The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever". The Age. Fairfax Media. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2018.