Pick of the Line: 29 June- 06 July

Albert and Friends Instant Circus

Friday, 29 June – Friday, 06 July 2012 12 noon – 11pm

Albert & Friends Instant Circus

All the fun of the fair

Founded by the London International Youth Circus Festival in 2004, featuring cutting edge circus performances by emerging young artists from around the world

(Israel, Russia, Australia, Europe and the UK) bringing a programme full of colour, skill and daring to the London circus scene.

130, HOXTON STREET, London, Hackney, N1 6SH.

Disabled access



12 noon – 11pm


Saturday 30th June  from 12 midday to 7pm

Praxis New Voices Festival 2012

The line-up for this year’s festival is DJ Cal Jader, The Magic Tombolinos, Krar Collective, Soothsayers, Lokkhi Terra, Wara, The London Bulgarian Choir, and Miryam Solomon.

The festival is a celebration of the area’s  diverse cultures and communities with music and dance from around the globe, discussion and debate, children’s activities in the gardens and the Museum of Childhood, food and craft stalls, and much more.

The charity Praxis Community Projects created the first festival five years ago to promote the work they do providing support, guidance and training for vulnerable migrants across London.

Venue: Museum Gardens, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA and is free of charge


Sunday July 1

Brockley Open Studio 

Moira Tait moiratait@gmail.com Message: Enjoy Brockley Open Studios on 1st July and have High Tea at the Talbot with a choice of tea served on bone china, jams made from locally foraged fruit, savouries and delicious cakes. Booking essential. The menu for High Tea at the Talbot includes cucumber sandwiches on caraway seed bread, Scotch quail egg with wild pear chutney, choux swan filled with summer fruit jam, strawberries & cream, Victoria sponge with wild plum & ginger jam, flourless chocolate cake, and elderflower & rasperry jelly with a lavender shortbread.

Extreme Action, Extraordinary day

Elizabeth Streb, choreographer

Elizabeth Streb has been described as the Evel Keneval of dance. Free running, acrobatics, circus and gymnastic all this will be taking place around London The actual locations are being kept secret but stay in touch with the action by following @london2012fest

Free for all the family


Locations:  various



Sunday Ist July- 15th July

Capital Age Festival at The Albany Deptford

Proving that when you get to a certain age you don’t put on your comforty slippers and drink horlicks. If you are anything like this lot you will be dancing, acting and generally having the time of your life.

Perfomances, workshops and exhibitions

There will be a special performande by Sadler’s Wells Company of Elders

Tickets cost £7.00 / £3.00 Concession

or £10.00 both performances

2.30pm and 6.00pm



Sunday 1st July

Sydenham Festival

Family Fund Day

Five hours of fantastic fun and creativity in the wonderful setting of Home Park.  Music and dance acts will perform on the main stage throughout the afternoon, while elsewhere on the site there will be storytelling, free arts activities, children’s games, street performance, theatre, puppetry, walkabout acts as well as a funfair and food stalls offering great food from around the world.

Sydenham Community Radio will also be there look out for them.



Wednesday 3rd July

The Multicultural Politic RELAUNCH event 

What does multiculturalism mean today?

Venue: Small Hall cinema, Richard Hoggart building (main building), Goldsmiths College, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW




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