Honor Oak Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2017

Discussion in 'Events in South East London' started by Carol Ann, May 16, 2017.

  1. Carol Ann

    Carol Ann Member

    The Crystal Palace Overground Festival returns in 2017 bigger and better than ever before on 12 – 18 June 2017 all around the Crystal Palace area.

    90% of the events during this family friendly arts and culture festival are FREE; including the big park event now in Crystal Palace Park on 17 June 2017 with 10,000 festival revellers expected.

    Highlights of the 2017 programme include:

    - One of our favourite bands of the 90s, 00s and now, Morcheeba headline the main stage on 17 June – don’t miss the dulcet tones of Skye Edwards. It’s all part of the process!

    - Lemn Sissay, the official poet for the London Olympics, headlines the Spoken Word & Comedy Tent on 17 June

    - Kianja, a finalist in the Mayor’s GIGs competition and guest artist with the Jazz Warriors, headlines the Youth Takeover Stage on 17 June

    - Dr Alex Paterson of The Orb presents Kompact Sounds and Balearic Beats with Nancy Noise and DJ Dadaist on 16 June

    - Temujin Gill and Sunanda Biswas, from the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony creative team, perform and invite you to throwdown (dance) on 17 June in the park

    - Sian Evans (Kosheen) and long-term writing partner Ron McElroy (DJ Fresh) perform new work and their substantial back catalogue on 17 June.

    There’s tons more to see and do with events all week from 12 – 18 June 2017 including; live music, theatre, visual arts and crafts, spoken word, comedy, storytelling, community activities, sports, amazing food and drink, vintage shopping plus much much more! Free entry for all on 17 June – see the full programme at crystalpalacefestival.org

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