STREET FEST '15 - 03.05.15
StreetFest – the UK’s leading live art and culture festival will take over London’s Tobacco Dock for its 8th year. This bigger and better venue is testament to the success of this ever-expanding and dynamic celebration. The only creative festival of its kind in the UK, StreetFest champions all things street culture, bringing together artists from a variety of disciplines showcasing their incredible talents for one unforgettable day.
StreetFest fuses together an eclectic mix of genres including live art, dance, fashion, urban sports, music, street food, creative workshops, tattooing and much more. Taking place on Bank Holiday Sunday 3rd May 2015, this all-day festival showcases the highest calibre of Britain’s inspirational street culture.
StreetFest 2015 is set to be a bona fide visual feast and London’s most dynamic celebration of street culture to date. As the UK’s No.1 Live Art & Urban Culture Festival, they are renowned for discovering and highlighting the next big names in a plethora of genres.
Providing, music, art, dance, food and sports entertainment, StreetFest’s line-up is never fails to impress. The festival chooses inspiring acts who take a unique approach to expressing themselves and pushing their sound forward. Additionally to the Adidas Main Stage, The Unsigned London Stage is about all things raw and unknown yet full of potential and for the first time in StreetFest and b.supreme history, a b-boy vs. b-girl crew battle will take place, featuring teams from the best crews Europe has to offer.
If you want more than music and dance, following the success of last year’s global offerings, StreetFest will play host to over 50 internationally celebrated graffiti and street artists. With a more diverse and bigger line-up than ever before, with many flying in from all over the world, new elements will be added to the programme including workshops pairing established artists up with groups of upcoming artists.
There will also be a thrilling mix of competitions, qualifiers, demonstrations and music will create StreetFest’s biggest sports area to date. Elements include the Mini-Ramp Pro-Invitational Contest for skateboard and inline skates, along with the street based skateboarding game, Game of S.K.A.T.E’s nail biting finals. Red Bull’s own Kyle Forte will return with his impressive BMX jump-box demo team and the fascinating Voodoo Unicycling team are set to showcase their highly-skilled 1-wheeled tricks. Other skaters making an appearance will include Chris Oliver and Dennis Lynn. The soundtrack to the sports area comes courtesy of the Red Bull Stage.
Catering for all the family, delicious street food from some of London’s most popular traders including Mamas Jerk and Churros R Us will be on-hand to offer their mouth-watering dishes to festival-goers, along with fashion brands including Dirty Rich Apparel, Captions Apparel and Ink Heart showcasing their latest collections. Interactive elements include live tattooing from Paperchase Ink, digital graffiti walls and murals, a pop-up nail bar and the Mayamada Treasure Hunt and Funzone, adding another dimension to this year’s awesome line-up.
Staying true to its East London roots, StreetFest’s brand new venue – Tobacco Dock – is located on Wapping’s riverbank. With incredible quayside views, this dramatic warehouse space includes over 16,000m2 over two floors and is the perfect new home for this sell-out and ever-expanding festival. A family day pass for £35 for two adults and two children will now be available, ensuring that StreetFest’s jam-packed day of creativity and fun is accessible for everyone. Get your tickets here!