Press release 2019

Mint Street Music Festival 2019 is taking place on Saturday 13th of July, 11 am to 7:30pm. This FREE event combines a quality line-up of live music with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, in Mint Street Park, a lovely park just 2 minutes from Borough Tube, off Marshalsea Road. It’s the 6th year the festival has taken place.

Our brilliant line-up includes:

Colombian/Cuban music from Kalima Project;

Power Pop from Voodoo Radio ;

Folk from Away with the Faeries;

Afroswing/Hiphop from Mr Jayvic;

Surf Rock from Sun Bloom;

Acoustic Indie from Jennifer Kamikaze 

Award-winning Latin dance displays from Los Rumberos dance academy

Plus choirs, community music groups, dance groups and spoken word performances.

Music and dance acts for children include Boppin’ Bunnies, plus there’s Heart in Art Face-Painting by Kes and activities with JusPlay Uk.

The festival is single-use plastic free and we’ve been collecting empty crisp packets to make a giant mural highlighting the issues of plastic pollution in the Thames – come and join in! Thames Estuary Partnership will be on hand to explain more.

Don’t miss out on the freshly made street food and drinks from stalls including Mint Street Jerk and Cerviche Creativo.

We rely on volunteers. If you can give a few hours on festival day, please register at https://do-it.org/organisations/mint-street-music-festival

For more information about sponsorship, stalls or other queries, email mintstreetmusicfestival@gmail.com.

For updates and community arts workshops in the run-up, see the festival’s website and social media:

http://mintstreetmusicfestival.info

https://facebook.com/mintstreetmusicfestival

https://twitter.com/MintStMusicFest

https://www.instagram.com/mintstreetmusicfestival/ .

The festival is funded by City of London Corporation, Southwark Council Neighbourhood Fund and Wakefield & Tetley Trust.

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Notes to editors:

  1. The festival takes place in Mint Street Park, off Southwark Bridge Road/Marshalsea Road, Southwark, London SE1 0EY. It’s 3 minutes walk from Borough Station on the Northern Line and is on the following bus routes: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10 and 344.

For more information or images email mintstreetmusicfestival@gmail.com.

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