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    Outdoors and Free!

    by Leon
    13th June, 2006 at 4:09 pm    

    This isn’t a proper post more a public service announcement. On another site I frequent a regular poster has posted a ton of events happening accross London this summer. All are outside and all are free!

    Some dates for the diaries here.

    This weekends entries include:

    Sat 17 June
    Tottenham Carnival
    Bruce Castle Park, Tottenham, N17
    An afternoon of live family entertainment, in the historic grounds of Bruce Castle Park N17 including YESS Soundsystem

    Sat 17 June
    Reclaim the Beach Concrete Boots
    “An evening of pissing about in the Thames!
    Yes, the river Thames… on the washed up beach underneath Festival Pier, outside the Royal Festival Hall, by Waterloo Bridge
    From 9pm-ish till the tide says stop!
    (we said 7pm before, but it would mean everyone drowning!)
    This is obviously a free event, but it is weather permitting.
    Please phone our partyline number 07092 041071 on the day to confirm!!!”


    Sun 18 June
    West London Green Festival
    Parsons Green, SW3
    Live music throughout the afternoon from the pedal powered stage, children’s activities, vegetarian and organic food, showcase technology, arts and crafts and community campaigns.

    Sun 18 June
    Celebrating Sanctuary 2006
    Bernie Spain Gardens, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 (adjacent to Oxo Tower Wharf)
    The Annual Free Festival Celebrating the Art and Culture of London’s Refugee Communities. Part of Refugee week

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    1. sonia — on 13th June, 2006 at 4:47 pm  

      Thanks Leon - great to know. the London Architecture Biennale starts on the 16th as well. Should check that out. One installation i wanted to shout is part of the Student Festival and is near Southwark Cathedral, by the univ. of sheffield architecture students. that was my alma mater so im definitely checking it out! and nearby as well..


    2. Leon — on 13th June, 2006 at 4:50 pm  

      Southwark Cathedral? That’s up nearish me (about 20 minutes walk from Tower Bridge)! Might have to take a butch myself…:)

    3. Sunny — on 13th June, 2006 at 4:54 pm  

      The Rise festival is coming up too…!

    4. Leon — on 13th June, 2006 at 5:01 pm  

      Yup! And the London Mela (which I’ve never been to before).

    5. sonia — on 13th June, 2006 at 5:54 pm  

      whereabouts do you live leon - sounds like you’re close to where i am.

    6. sonia — on 13th June, 2006 at 5:54 pm  

      Loadsa festivals to look forward to - yipee!

    7. Leon — on 13th June, 2006 at 6:00 pm  

      I live round the corner from Tower Bridge (and two minutes from the Thames which is nice in this weather for those of us who like to go for a beer and some shisha at All Bar One!).

    8. Don — on 13th June, 2006 at 6:04 pm  

      Yeah, yeah, swinging London. All I’ve got to look forward to is a medieval fayre and bloody morris dancers.

    9. sonia — on 13th June, 2006 at 6:28 pm  

      ooh sounds like you’re my near neighbour then! which side?

    10. leon — on 13th June, 2006 at 8:40 pm  

      The Shad Thames side.

    11. Amir — on 13th June, 2006 at 9:02 pm  

      Fuckin’ Londoners… :-)

      Southern fairies, tha lot of ya!

    12. StrangelyPsychedelique/Kesara — on 13th June, 2006 at 9:27 pm  

      Great post, I was going to do one on barfi, still getting the events together though, theres something everyweekend :|

    13. StrangelyPsychedelique/Kesara — on 13th June, 2006 at 9:36 pm  

      I was gonna give a tour of St Dunstan’s for Architecture Week but cant anymore…

      :( sux0r

    14. sonia — on 14th June, 2006 at 10:37 am  

      so amir where do you live then?

    15. El Cid — on 16th June, 2006 at 12:52 pm  

      Just to piss Northern Monkey Amir off even more, the following updated guide to cultural happenings in and around Old Smokey is highly recommended:

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