London festivals 2012
Your guide to the best London festivals: cultural, culinary, musical and theatrical
Festivals aren't just for summer - London is bursting with them all year long, and 2012 is no exception. This year the London 2012 Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee will provide many excuses to celebrate, and regular favourites like Notting Hill Carnival, Thames Festival and Open House London will return bigger and better. So get your diary out and browse the lists below to plan your year of festivities
November festivals in London
hey people can you let me know is there any summer fete or fun fair in these fellowing area leytonstone, leyton, walthamstow thanks
Leytonstone Festival, been going many years. Great local festival Thursday 12 July to Sunday 22 July inclusive. And there's the Arts Trail too. Can you add these in?
London Wine and Spirits Nicolas Fair Taste over 400 Wines & Spirits From small wineries to bigger estates Tickets on Sale in Nicolas London store (bring your ticket to the Wine Fair and get FREE £15 Gift Card Nicolas) . London Wine and Spirits Nicolas Fair 11th and 12th November 11 at The Royal Horticultural Hall Victoria check our web site http://nicolas.co.uk/ and bring your ticket to the Wine Fair and get FREE £15 Gift Card Nicolas more than wine.... http://nicolas.co.uk/
London Wine and Spirits Nicolas Fair Taste over 400 Wines & Spirits From small wineries to bigger estates Tickets on Sale in Nicolas London store. London Wine and Spirits Nicolas Fair 11th and 12th November 11 at The Roya Horticultural Hall Victoria check our web site Nicolas.co.uk and bring your ticket to the Wine Fair and get FREE £15 Gift Card NIcolas more than wine.
One Love Festival 19th – 21st August 2011 The UK’s NO1 Reggae / Dub Festival Press Release: One Love Festival – 19th - 21st August - www.onelovefestival.co.uk Hainault Forest Country Park, London, The UK’s No1 Reggae Dub Camping Festival One Love Festival Cancel Caribbean cruises and reach for the Rum! A space of chillaxation has been cleared in the heart of Hainault. With a month to go until UK’s biggest Reggae festival One Love open its doors for a weekend of pure chilled out Reggae and Dub vibes. With reggae legends Ken Booth, Wailing Souls, Congo Natty, David Rodigan, Linval Thomson, Dawn Penn, Finley Quaye, Macka B, The Scientist and Mad Professor among 100’s more reggae and dub artists on the bill in the UK’s highly anticipated Reggae and Dub event of the year. Mixing something for everyone tastes Roots Reggae, Steppas, Dub Step, Jungle and Drum and Bass a exploration of dub culture - over a weekend in 5 separate stages – With authentic Caribbean food stalls, children areas, petting zoo, market area, work shops, healing area, campsite you be entertained from morning till night. One Love Festival was created in 1998 as UK’s 30th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley’s famous 1978 One Love concert. One Love Festival is now in its forth year and has gained a loyal fan base and interest from all over the world. One Love Festival is a melting pot; a multi-cultural, multi-ethical, free trade and environmentally-friendly event, buzzing with creativity, fun, ideas and soul. Festival Organiser, Dan Wiltshire, commented: “Every year the festival grows, its so exciting to see it develop, I can’t wait to see Hainault Forest turn into One Love again! Last year was mind blowing this year is proving to be best yet!! ” One of the most diverse and unique festivals in the UK, the One Love Festival offers something for everyone and is an experience that should not be missed. Bringing together all the facilities and allures of a large-scale event but with the personal touch of a small, independent occasion, it will be a weekend that won’t easily be forgotten. For further information and to purchase tickets please visit www.onelovefestival.co.uk
There is an event called Caribbean meets London (CALO) Festival on 19 - 21 August 2011 at the Alexandra Palace, London N22 For Tickets go to www.calofestival.co.uk
CREATE is a new arts festival in 'Europe's largest cultural quarter ' - east London. The festival is a chunky 32 days starting on 24 June - 25 July. The festival presents over 200 homemade, world-class events profiling east London creativity taking place in surprising spaces: from a temporary cinema in a disused motorway undercroft in Hackney Wick; across London’s historic music halls; a 1980’s building in Canary Wharf; a WWII bunker in Dalston; a floating cinema on the waterways of east London; a shop turned into a farm and much more. Spanning music, design, art, food and film, the 32-day programme includes outdoor screenings, nocturnal walks, rooftop farming, underground readings, craft workshops, secret parties and hidden dining, as well as live music and cutting-edge art exhibitions and talks. Key things to look out for: From Friday 24 June, a temporary building and winner of the festival's CREATE Art Award this year is called Folly for a Flyover and will appear in the gap between the east and westbound traffic of the A12, and transform the cavernous undercroft where the motorway bridges the Lea navigation canal. By day there be a local food café and drop-in workshops, along with cycle-powered boats, available for hire to explore the waterways along the edge of the Olympic park. At night the building’s oversized outdoor staircase will seat audiences of up to 250 for screenings of classic animation, short films and early cinema, accompanied by a live score. Over in Canary Wharf London’s most exciting pop-up restaurants and interactive art installations will appear for just five weeks in CREATE House. Four of the very best restaurants - The Clove Club, A Bit More of What You Fancy, the spin-off of Dalston restaurant A Little Of What You Fancy, Bistrotque and more. The CREATE11 Talks and Walks include an array of activities and events exploring public art, spoken word, food and sustainable farming, health, fashion and craft. All info on - http://createlondon.org/