Crystal Palace Festival has started

Crystal Palace festival

The annual Crystal Palace Overground Festival starts at 5 pm today (Wednesday, 10 August) at Westow House, Westow Hill in Crystal Palace with market stalls and entertainers and a fully interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and fancy dress.

Now in its 5th year, the Crystal Palace Overground Festival is run over 4 days (10-13 August) to showcase the best local live music, poetry, theatre, comedy, film, food and fashion with the main festival hub and opening with well-known comedian Mark Steel at Westow Park on Saturday, 13 August at 11.45 am.

Festival highlights include arts, crafts, sports and kids’ activities, food and drink stalls and the best local bands and DJs on the Antenna music stage in Westow Park.

Around the Crystal Palace Triangle, local bars will host gigs and DJs, and there will be a ceramic workshop for children, a silent auction, painting and tailoring demonstrations, a steel band, an open air cinema and a Haynes Layne courtyard vintage market with DJs and acoustic sets.

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival promises something for everyone, and what’s more, it’s absolutely free!

When: Wednesday 10 – Saturday 13 August, 2011
Where: Westow Park & Crystal Palace Triangle, Crystal Palace, LONDON SE19 3AN
Getting there by tube/train/bus: Crystal Palace, Gypsy Hill
For the full programme of events, visit the Crystal Palace Festival website


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