Barking Town Square Street Party


4 - 5 July 2015 / 12:00
Barking Town Square



Line-up includes

Music stage

Desert blues from Niger

Muntu Valdo
African inspired blues

The Fontanas
Brazilian samba-soul and ska

Afrik Bawantu
Danceable roots music from Ghana

Gipsy Butter
Contagious blend of flamenco, jazz and gyspy music

The Turbans
Heady sounds from Eastern Europe and the near East

Dance Performances
Including street dance and lindy hop

Big Deal
Music, dance and spoken word from Studio 3 Arts’ award-winning programme for young people

Town Square Stage

Buckness Personified
Performance and workshops from local award-winning street dance group

That Aint Right
Lindy hop/ hip hop dance performance and workshop

Anna the Hulagan
London's cult hula hooping artist

Drum Works
Performances and workshops including young people from local schools

Giant Pass The Parcel
Interactive moving performance culminating in the square

Story Tent

Children's Story Telling Sessions
Regular story sessions throughout the day

Author Readings
Readings from Khalil Ali, Patsy Middleton, Clare Vasijevic, Farzana Hakim and many more.
The Idol Workshop
Children of all ages are invited to make their own 3-D robots inspired by artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s new soft play centre ‘The Idol’.

Plus more workshops, party games, pop-up performances and food and drink.

Part of Barking Folk Festival


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