Festivals and public events - what's on
A guide to festivals and public events taking place in Lambeth.
Open-City Architecture Tours
Architecture on the Thames boat tour
Journey down the River Thames exploring the architectural landmarks that contribute to making London such a vibrant and dynamic city.
Date: Saturday 23 February 2013
Time: 1.00 - 3.45pm
Leaving from and returning to Festival Pier
For more information: visit the Open-City website.
Community arts festival with numerous arts events including comedy, film, art, photography, literature, food, music and dance, held in a variety of locations all over Streatham, from bars to churches and parks to youth centres.
Waterloo Carnival is an annual community-run event with workshops, music and dancing and a magnificent carnival procession all taking place on and around Lower Marsh, SE1.
London’s largest annual open air contemporary arts event, buy direct from artists with prices for every budget, and food and entertainment through the day. Josephine Avenue, London SW2 from 10am to 6pm.
This annual event is Brixton’s largest free community street festival. It aims to showcase the vibrancy of Brixton through the provision of live music, poets, art exhibitions, street theatre, craft markets and children’s activities.
An England-wide programme of festival events, Colourscape lands in Clapham Common annually for five days of music and colour events, and has been running for 21 years.
The Stockwell Festival is an annual festival produced by Stockwell Partnership and held in lovely Larkhall Park.
Lambeth Country Show
The show has all the attractions of a traditional country fair, such as home grown vegetables, jams, chutneys, horticultural shows, sheep dog and owl displays, but with a distinctly urban South London vibe.
On the first weekend of October 2013 individual artists and crafts people across the borough open their work spaces to the public. An opportunity to buy direct from the artist, admission to spaces is free and will be open from 11am to 6pm.