Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale  

 
 

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After spending 30 days in London, working with UK collaborators including the Battersea Arts Centre, Rio Occupation comes to an epic conclusion with a Festival Finale - a three day indoor festival in the Huge V22 Summer Club at the Biscuit Factory in Bermondsey. This celebration of Rio De Janiero's culture sees artists including Laura Lima, DJ Joao Brasil, and the food and musical collective Brazilian Kitchen, showcase their talents and take part in discussions with the audience. In conjunction with the Rio State Secretariat of Culture. To book a free ticket go to the Battersea Arts Centre website.

 

About The Biscuit Factory

Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the Bourbon and the Garibaldi, The Biscuit Factory was also where the Twiglet was born. The first mass producer of biscuits, they also made the 6ft wedding cake for Queen Elizabeth II's wedding. More about The Biscuit Factory


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Canada Water Overground Station
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
15 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 16 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Guoman Tower, E1Q | 19 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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5 More London Place, SE1 | 21 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
 
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10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 7 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
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Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
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Brunel Museum
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Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Markets
Druid Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
A short stroll from those two other bustling food markets, Borough and Maltby Street, Druid St Market is a weekly food market in Bermondsey ... More
 
 
 
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55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
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Lantern Buildings, 6 Mill Street, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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161 Grange Road, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Tentazioni
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2 Mill Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.2 miles from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.3 miles from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 32 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 21 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
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41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 21 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
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23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
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57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 17 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 16 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas More Square, E1W | 18 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | Same location as Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 22 minutes from Rio Occupation London: Festival Finale
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 

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