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Bankside Open Spaces Festival

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Bankside Open Spaces Festival at Red Cross Garden

12-6pm, Bankside Open Spaces Trusts will fill their Red Cross Garden,
Marlborough Sports Garden and Crossbones Graveyard with live music, dance, sports and games
for children and young people, street food, and much, much more!
Red Cross Garden turns acoustic stage with sets from The Soft Shell Crabs, Lovell, Rob
Corcoran, The Astral Planarians, Dai Price and Neala Hickey. Refreshments and further
entrainment come from Borough Belles WI with tea and badge making, The Old Operating
Theatre's Herb Garret, Gosnell's Mead and Bee Urban. Budding gardeners can grab a free plant
at Bankside Open Spaces Trust's Big Plant Giveaway. Younger visitors will enjoy pelting a wet
sponge at the good sports from Southwark Community Police. 
Over at Marlborough Sports Garden families can take part in a range of sports workshops or chill
out at the Borough Beach. Coaches from UK Wall Ball, Surrey Cricket Club, Pride of Lions Walking
Football, Regans Soccer School, The Fitting Rooms gym, Afrobix and The Bridge Women's Gym,
will be on hand to get the whole community moving. The garden will also play host to community
performances from groups including Blackfriars Settlement's Nightingales, Carragher
Academy of Irish Dance, Southwark Playhouse's Young Company and People's Company,
Superarts school of performing arts and Dea School Children's Orchestra.
Crossbones Graveyard will be open from 12-4pm and Redcross Way turns art gallery for the day –
if you are a local painter or printmaker and would like to exhibit please email image of your work to
[email protected].

  • 12 noon-6pm

Marlborough Sports Garden
27 Union Street, London, SE1 1SD
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Red Cross Garden
Redcross Way, London, SE1 1EX
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