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London's clubbers party in memory of Keith Flint

Keith Flint performing on stage at a festival in 2008 Photo: PA

The life of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint is to be celebrated this weekend at a fundraising event at London club The Cause.

Music for the Jilted Generation will draw clubbers together to raise cash for mental health charities CALM and Mind.

Performing at the Brixton O2 Academy in December 2017 Credit: PA

Artists taking part in the event on Saturday, March 16, at Tottenham Hale include Nebula 2, Nookie & MC Five Alive, Billy Nasty and Slipmatt. Nationwide events are planned to follow.

Keith Flint was found dead at his home in Dunmow in Essex on Monday, March 4. He had taken his own life.

Keith Flint photographed in 2009 Credit: PA

He had discussed his mental health in an interview with FHM in 2015, describing how he had experienced dark periods with alcohol and drugs in the past. He said he did not imagine himself going on and seeing a natural end to his life.

When the end came tributes poured in from colleagues in the music industry, with fellow artists describing him as kind, innovative and energetic.

Performing in Swindon in 2009 Credit: PA

There are a number of charities offering support around mental health issues:

  • The Samaritans helps people who are suffering mental distress
  • CALM - The Campaign Against Living Miserably - supports men at risk of suicide
  • Mind provides information and support around menatl health and mental health services
  • Sane is a London based mental health charity working to improve the qulaity of life of anyone affected by mental illness