Walthamstow Garden Party

Walthamstow

A free summer festival that combines some of the best music, dance film, spoken word and arts & crafts that the Barbican and east London creatives have to offer.Join us this July as the fifth Walthamstow Garden Party makes its home once more in the beautiful surrounds of Walthamstow’s Lloyd Park. This two day festival puts east London creative and cultural communities alongside some of the finest music and performance from around the world.Whether you want to be surrounded by the sounds of Indie Reggaeton, Jazz and Hip Hop filling the air, the sights of dance and circus performers, the smells of the Real Food Traders market or the feel of ceramics and crafts at your fingertips, Walthamstow Garden Party has been described as the festival that has something for everyone.Keep up to date on line up announcements and the release of the Walthamstow Garden Party map and guide by signing up via the festival website.

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