Croydon Summer of Love


    • June 17, 2017 to June 17, 2017

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    It’s half a century since the heady days of 1967 when hippies ruled the world and peace and love reigned supreme.

    Deep in south London there’s a new spirit growing strong amongst a new generation of people determined to rekindle the generous sense of belonging for which that moment in history is so fondly remembered.

    London may not be San Francisco, and Croydon may not be Haight-Ashbury, but the tranquil greenery of Wandle Park is as good a place as any to re-imagine days gone by.

    So if you’re going to this festival, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…

    When: Saturday 17 June, noon until 7pm

    Where: Wandle Park, Croydon (on the banks of the river Wandle)

    Getting there: Use the tram, there’s a stop right outside the park

    What’s on: Live music from the beautiful bandstand, spoken word performances, craft stalls, food, hula-hoop performers, meditation area, and bubbles and incense on the breeze.

    Who is playing: There’s a full music programme from 12-7pm in the bandstand.

    Oracy – Antarma – The Nine Lives – Code 8 – Billiefoxmusic – Junk Time Party – Everon Goen

    About the bands and musicians

    ORACY – MC and rapper Oracy is a young woman who confidently speaks from the heart over an atmospheric soundtrack that insinuates itself into your head and makes you sit up and listen.

    ANTARMA – Antarma’s music spreads joy and uplifting energy as he plays a fusion of heart-opening songs on guitar and ecstatic Afro-Brazilian Djembe rhythms, all laced with soul, reggae and hiphop With the blessing of his Guru In South India, he also shares mantra and meditation.

    THE NINE LIVES – The Nine Lives are a blissed-out Croydon-based four-piece band who deliver a funky semi-acoustic vibe that’s relaxing and energising all at the same time.

    Song: SirenPerformed at The Jack and Jill in Coulsdon

    Posted by The Nine Lives on Sunday, 6 November 2016

    CODE 8 – Code 8 are a talented collective of musicians with a shared love of post-prog rock. But don’t let this scare you, underlying their songs is a gentle passion that oozes chilled relaxation despite their heavy bass riffs.

    BILLIE FOX – Billie Fox is a charming and musically gifted performer who is starting to emerge as a songwriter in her own right. Listen to her first live radio session here.

    Posted by Billiefoxmusic on Monday, 6 March 2017

    JUNK TIME PARTY – Junk Time Party are Croydon regulars, and band who play a classic style of bluesy rock and defiantly still advertise a MySpace page on their Facebook contact details.

    EVERON GOEN – After a long hiatus Everon Goen have finally returned, although with a very different line-up from before, all except for Sam Chincharo whos vocals and guitar are now heavily complimented by the powerfully soulful voice of Rhiannon. Under this are the dark ‘n’ twisted yet funky as funk basslines delivered by Ross, the tribal beats from Dan and the cosmos exploring keys from Ditch.


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    Heading on down to Wandle Park, Croydon to play at the 50th anniversary Croydon Summer of Love Festival and see some amazing acts! See ya beautiful faces there 😎

    Croydon Summer of Love FestivalJun 17, 12:00pmWandle Park, Cornwall Road, Croydon, CR0 3RDTo celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love there will be a community festival in the park with music, spoken word, food, drink, entertainment and all round good vibes. Turn up, tune in and drop out.

    LIVE PA & BAR FROM - @[207998279360860:274:Hoodoo's]

    Headline Acts for Bandstand

    Everon Goen
    Antarma @[202048763151617:274:Antarma]
    Oneness Drummers @onenessjam
    Code 8 @[472139516179539:274:Code 8]
    The Nine Lives @theninelivesband
    Junk Time Party @[292277477449672:274:Junk Time Party]

    Live Stage from Broken Cricle @[709457182493192:274:Broken Circle Movement]

    Headline Acts for Urban Stand

    Oracy @[122720977843316:274:Oracy]
    J Kiing @[1556926444608657:274:TherealJkiing]
    Black Kush @blackush_aka_iration
    Ears @earsIG
    Bonez @bloodandbonez

    FOOD - @[194681320887719:274:The Monster Chefs] - @[383250755119474:274:Brixton Soup Kitchen & Support Centre] - Vega Mama

    ENTERTAINMENT - @[451010391733947:274:Shmoo Hoops] - @[403961613140025:274:Laura Loops] - @[1665977413671340:274:Niash Fortune Performance Artist.] -Hoola Cru - @[629033950523505:274:SpinSugar/Ketishia V. - Hoop Artist]

    BUBBLES - @[1764736120424952:274:The Travelling Fairy Grotto]

    ART - @[513299842196766:274:Liviinwonderland Art] & @[100011430835981:2048:Morgan Davy] & @[249311855180398:274:Meloncholy]

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    GLITTER, HAIRBRAIDING & TAROT - @[1093518686:2048:Kat Husher]

    There'll be flowers for your hair and incense and bubbles will be in the air! Let's have some fun brothers and sisters!!




    Wandle Park, Cornwall Road, CR0 3RD.
    Tram Stop: Wandle Park. 10-15mins walk from Reeves Corner.,-0.1135604,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4876...
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