Hot on the heels of Hackney Weekend comes another festival that promises to engage young and old alike with music, family activities, and new this year, a mini literature festival. Music ranges from jazz funk to Afro-pop and folk from the likes of AJ Holmes & The Hackney Empire, Bad Ass Brass and Fiddles & Co. There will also be sumo suits to wrestle in, a rodeo bull, facepainting, vintage stalls and more. Also, authors featured include Tamara Macfarlane, Anya Lipska, Salvatore Rubbino and Anthony Cartwright. For a full programme, visit www.aldersbrook.info.