Outdoors and Free!

This is far from finished, accurate or exhaustive but this is a work in progress that will sit up at the top of the page so check back .

Here’s your 2008 guide to free events in London this Summer:

(Dates might change, check with the organisers etc, the void will not be held liable for anything, ever)

Sunday 27 April
Love Music Hate Racism Carnival
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th May
Paradise Gardens
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets

Monday 26th May
Kingston Green Fair
Canbury Gardens Upon Thames, Kingston, Surrey (not free but cheap)

Sunday 1st June
Camden Green Fair and Bikefest
Regents Park, Camden

Sunday 8th June (tbc)
Stoke Newington Festival
Clissold Park, Stoke Newington

Sunday 15th June
West London Green Fair
Furnivall Gardens by the river in Hammersmith

Saturday 21st June
Tottenham Carnival
Bruce Castle Park, Tottenham, N17

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June
Carnival de Cuba
Southwark Park, Southwark

Saturday 5th July
London Gay Pride
Central London

Sunday 6th July
Brent Respect Festival 2008
Roundwood Park, Harlesden NW10

Saturday 12th July
Lewisham People’s Day
Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, SE6

Sunday 13th July
London Rise Festival
Finsbury Park, N4

Saturday 19th July
Ealing Blues Festival
Walpole Park, Ealing

Sunday 20th July
Ealing Global Festival
Walpole Park, Ealing

Wednesday 23rd July – Sunday 27th July
Ealing Jazz Festival 2008
Walpole Park, Ealing

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th July
Lambeth Country Show
Brockwell Park, London, SE24 0NG Cost

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July
The Bowl 2008
Crystal Palace Park Bowl, Crystal Palace Park

Sunday 3rd August
Carnival del Pueblo
Burgess Park, Southwark

Sunday 3rd – Monday 11th August
Camp for Climate Action
Kingsnorth power station, Kent

Sunday 10th August 2008
London Mela
Gunnersbury Park, Acton W3

Sunday 24th Aug & Monday 25th August
Notting Hill Carnival

Sunday 31st August
Urban Green Fair
Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, Lambeth (tbc)

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th September
The Mayor’s Thames Festival
South Bank, London

Sunday 14th September
Spitalfields Show and Green Fair
Allen Gardens & Spitalfields City Farm, Buxton Street (off Brick Lane), Tower Hamlets

email details of events to thevoidblog (at) yahoo.co.uk


3 responses to “Outdoors and Free!

  1. Outdoors and free in London? Surely some contradiction young Void?

    Seriously, take care at any festi this year, gentlemen with large feet will be hoovering the air for the slightest whiff of herbs being burnt and they’ll be on the lookout for anyone having a bit too much fun.

    We’re all dour now you know.

  2. I said outdoors and free, not outdoors and fun

  3. dave pemberton

    hi i just like to say tottenham carnaval was out of this world bless..

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