By Shelly Fulks
With this year’s first festival of the season starting in less than a month, it is time to start making your plans if you want to head to one of London’s festivals this year! Here is a list.
London Underbelly Festival:
The Udderbelly and Wonderground festivals combined last year to make a festival that lasts all summer long, and Underbelly is back April 6! Circus Abyssinia will be performing nightly and the comedy shows will be sure to have you laughing. There is something for everyone if you want to pop by. The festival runs until 30 September in Southbank.
All Points East:
With acts like LCD Soundsystem, Lorde, Beck, and Bjork, this year’s All Points East festival is sure to be a hit. It’s taking place in Victoria Park from 25-27 May, and they’ll have other great acts like The National and St. Vincent performing 1-3 June.
The Mighty Hoopla festival will be taking place on 3 June in Brockwell Park. Lily Allen, Melanie C, and Brenda Carlisle will all be performing in this year’s line up.
Kerb Streetfood presents…Noshville!
KERB is bringing the classic American flavours together for a delicious weekend of New York Style Hot Dogs, Southern Fried Chicken, grilled cheese, and doughnuts. There will be live music, games, eating challenges all taking place in Granary Square from 8-10 June.
British Summer Time Festival:
This year’s lineup at the BST festival features someone for every age group. Each day, they’ll host Wimbledon watch parties, Children’s Theatre, Pop up Bars, Open Air Movie Nights, DJs, and Street Food Vendors. The headlining performers include Eric Clapton, Michael Buble, Bruno Mars, and Paul Simon. It will be from 5-16 July at Hyde Park.
The festival is moving to Gunnersbury Park this summer. You’ll be able to see Childish Gambino and N*E*R*D perform this year on 13-14 July. The same team takes on Citadel with artists like Tame Impala on the 15.