Diamond Jubilee Festival SOLD OUT

Things to do, Festivals
This day festival in Battersea Park offers a great opportunity to watch the Queen's diamond jubilee river pageant from the riverbank or from big screens in the park. Curated by Hemingway Design, of Vintage Festival fame, and artist Clare Patey, the event celebrates all things British, with live music – 1950s swing orchestras, Paul Taylor's George Formby tribute and others on the bandstand, and acts on the main stage including the Noisettes, the Selector, Fairey Acid Brass Band, Urban Soul Orchestra, The Boxzettes and Brassroots – family-friendly entertainment including a traditional fun fair, competitions, games, storytelling and craft workshops, a tea garden staffed by members of the WI – with a record-breaking attempt for the tallest cake – an outdoor cinema screening PathΓ© footage from the coronation and significant royal events, a car boot sale, Carter's Steam Fair, and a special edition of Home Live Art's Alternative Village Fete – with 12 artists creating interactive work in response to theme of 'Queens' and 'Diamonds'. Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied and everyone needs a ticket. To find out what's on to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee visit: http://www.timeout.com/the-queens-diamond-jubilee


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