street_2013On Sunday 14th June 2015, a predicted 8,000 people of all ages will gather on Caledonian Road, Islington, for the fifth annual Cally Festival. Once again we’ll be closing the road and throwing London’s most dynamic, diverse and inclusive street party in it.

This year’s highlights include:

The Main Stage - presenting the finest music and performance the Cally has to offer. Expect to be wowed by local talent including a very special guest in a white jumpsuit…

Story Street - poet Paul Lyalls presents an off-the-wall afternoon of poetry and stories on Story Street including A.F. Harrold, Key Changes, and New Horizons poets.

Best Taste Soundsystem – local Caribbean takeaway, Best Taste, host a party and soundsystem on Lyon Street.

Save The Bees! – local adventure playground Crumble’s Castle will be leading ‘save the bee’ themed activities for little kids and big kids. Yellow and black stripey jumpers optional.

The Arty Block Party - Local artists, museums and galleries have come together to create a ‘block party’ like no other. A whole street dedicated to arts workshops – come and get your craft on.

Action Arena - burn off some energy with sports and activities including a boxing ring presented by Times ABC boxing club, penalty shootout with Arsenal FC and the Cally Dojo with martial arts demonstrations and workshops.

Acoustic Stage – an intimate street stage with musical talent all day long. Discover the next big thing here.

Car Free Day – Islington Car Free Day host greenfingered activities and information about clean air.

Bus Stop Dance Floor - Do the bus stop! Join us dancing in the street all day long -we’re doing everything from Salsa to Disco, with a Tea Dance and a Hula-hoop-off in between. 

Youth Stage - The young people from the Copenhagen Youth Project and Uperform are back with another lineup of music, dance, rap, poetry and DJing.

Street Market - A street market of delicious food and tempting goodies to admire and buy.

And look out for

-  Weird and wonderful street theatre

-  Local history tours led by community members

-  Costumed drumming parade led by local children and the Barbican Drumheads

-  Fancy dress competition – who will be the Best Dressedival of Cally Fest 2015?! 

 

  • THE CALLY FESTIVAL
  • SUNDAY 14TH JUNE, 12PM-6PM
  • FREE EVENT
  • CALEDONIAN ROAD, N1
  • NEAREST STATIONS: CALEDONIAN ROAD, CALEDONIAN ROAD & BARNSBURY, KINGS CROSS

 

For further information about the Cally Festival 2015, visit thecallyfestival.com.