crystal palace festival
Crystal Palace Festival. Crystal Palace Park, London SE19 2EL.
Crystal Palace Festival is a free music and arts festival held over one week in June, with the main event being on the Saturday. The main site is in Crystal Palace Park, just two minutes walk from the Crystal Palace railway station and bus station.
There is a full programme of music on the main stage, and also a Youth Takeover Stage for young artists and bands aged 12 to 21. There is a Village Green area with a bandstand, food from a farmers' market and drinks from the bar. A Thinks Pawsitive Dog Show is held on the Green.
There is a Spoken Word Tent, in partnership with local bookshop Bookseller Crow, and Apples & Snakes which is England's leading spoken word organisation. The Family Zone features a Performance and Workshop Tent, a Visual Arts and Crafts Tent, and the Labyrinth of Lost Stories.