Camden Lock Live is a free to enter urban boutique festival which is returning for its second year. Some of this years highlights include live music, some of the best of London’s street food, brewdog bars, and a reggae roast tent.
For those who are free on a Friday 11th July you’ll also get to see street performers, dance workshops, delicious cocktails and of course artisan shopping and much much more. With this array of extras to what is one of London’s most popular shopping destination, it might be worth taking the day off work and starting the weekend a day early.
Music is one of the essentials at CLL. Live music will include sets from new cutting edge talent, Whinnie Williams, singer songwriter Jake Isaac, rapper and singer Tigger Da Author, guitar based duo Youth Club and the very talented solo artist Sam Garrett, playing on the live stage in West Yard. Young talented artists from Camden’s Roundhouse and Amy Winehouse Foundation will be given the floor in the famous Camden Lock Market Hall to captivate and entertain the visitors. While laughs won’t be missed as the festival will be compered by comedy writer and actor Stephen Frost.
The Big Dance company will be hosting their interactive dance classes and demonstrations in Middle Yard, with performances from Cecil Sharp House, amongst many others. The Folk Dance Remixed Company will also be captivating the crowds with their folk and hip hop routines around the maypole!
Camden Lock’s Global Kitchen will be serving street food delicacies from around the world. Expect to see Pop Dogs, Smoke n Roll, Mama’s Jerk, Cowboy Cottage, Dutch Pancakes and others. While residents Honest Burgers, Ruby Dock, Yumchaa, Café Chula and Big Apple Hot Dogs will be there to provide food and drink pit stops as you navigate Camden Lock Live.
Drinks are well served too, with BrewDog, the official beer partner for Camden Lock Live, will be serving drinks from their BrewDog bar situated by the picturesque Regent’s Canal. If beer isn’t your thing then Wray & Nephew Overproof rum, will be serving refreshing cocktails at The Reggae Roast Tent.
Highly acclaimed fashion and music collective Fashion Meets Music, will be hosting an eco-fashion installation of directional outfits made from re-cycled goods and will be holding trunk fashion shows with designers present.
Then of course there is shopping, expect the usual stalls and shops.
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