Camberwell Fair

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Saturday 25 July, Camberwell Green will host Camberwell Fair! This will be the first time the fair has been staged in 160 years. The day will see a diverse celebration of music including performances by Dawn Penn, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra, Chainska Brassika, The Turbans, Kasai Masai, Papayera, a community stage hosting some of South East London's finest musicians and a pleather of fine food from a number of local businesses.

 

This year's instalment of Camberwell Fair will look and feel decidedly different to its ancestor in 1855, but the same traditions of community and culture will flourish once again. Camberwell Green will welcome people to share common experiences which are integral to the identity of the area: music, dance, food, stalls and games: a contemporary fair representing the diverse demographics of modern Camberwell.

 

Camberwell Fair will run from 12 – 8pm, with official after parties planned at Camberwell venues The Tiger and Communion Bar (below Angels and Gypsies) for those not ready to go home!

 

Entry is free throughout the day, thanks to the support of Southwark Council (High Street Challenge), Arts Council England and Global Local, as well as sponsorship from Gareth James estate agents and Lebara Mobile. Visitors are asked to register now for their tickets in advance at camberwellfair.co.uk.

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