Thursday, 26 May 2011

StreetFest - Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May (1PM – 11PM)

Set in the urban surroundings of Hearn St Car Park, StreetFest presents 10 hours of innovative showcases starting at 1pm through to 11pm (Strictly over 18s only after 7pm). Merging creative talents and modern trends in an interactive experience for visitors of all ages, featuring some of the UK’s top collectives from the worlds of; Music, art, film, street sports and fashion.
We are excited to announce that The Nextmen will be headlining this year’s event. This eclectic duo continues to be stalwarts of the UK music scene, consistently carving up shiny gems from London’s urban backdrop. Ghostpoet also performs live for the StreetFest audience. DJs for this event are Marcus Nasty, Rattus Rattus & Klose One (Urban Nerds), DJ Motive, Bounty and bPm. If you’re feeling leftfield and want to step outside, Remedy presents Greeds and Phresh Mentality performing spoken words in the Yard. Next up we bring you Secret Wars, the World’s premier live art battle, will take place on the main stage where two teams will go head-to-head for a cash prize. The live art features artists such as Andy Council with his love of detail to create bizarrely intricate collections of creatures; from rabbits made of tanks to dinosaurs mobilized by ‘lotsof stuff’, Best Ever, Blam, Busk, G-MC, Hicks, Inkfetish and Zadok. Globally respected as one of the most notorious graffitti writers in UK history Toasters and Remi Rough, who has been breaking boundaries for 24 years are also coming down on the day. A curated space will feature Candy Lo, Elfin, Jess Douglas, Richt, Sainty and 45RPM.
Lovenskate, Bicycle Union, and Kingdom will be hitting up the 32ft in-built ramp, mock mini t-cup ramp and street course, where you can watch in awe as urban sports talent from the worlds of skate, in-line and bmx, flip and trick their way through all day competitions. Dance entertainment is provided by The bSupreme ladies, who will be conducting a high-energy b-girl hip hop dance competition.
For those of you willing to flash some cash, we have a mini fashion market including Addict, Ask Your Girl, Supremebeing and Show Love, plus more brands being announced in the following weeks. Watch this space!!!

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