The Bandstand Marathon - Communities in Tune

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH SEPTEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ 
 
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Dates:
9th September 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Sun 1pm-5pm
 
PRICES
FREE
 

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Coming to a bandstand near you, this unique one day music marathon aims to bring live music and performance to parks across the UK, with a target of 500 events nationwide. In London there are at least 18 venues signed up, including Regents Park - where Klezmer in the Park takes place. Battersea Park, Paddington Recreation Ground, Clapham Common and Twickenham's Diamond Jubilee Gardens are just some of the London bandstands where you can see an afternoon of live music for free. Taking place throughout the UK from 1pm to 5pm, at 2pm musicians across the country will perform their versions of Coldplay's Viva La Vida simultaneously. The Bandstand Marathon is now in its fifth year and celebrates local music talent and united communities, it has been chosen as one of the closing events of the London 2012 Festival.

LONDON LOCATIONS:
Regents Park
Paddington Recreation Ground
Dollis Hill - Gladstone Park
Clapham Common
Chiswick - Duke's Meadows
Twickenham - Diamond Jubilee Gardens
Ealing - Haven Green
Ruislip Manor - Shenley Park
Leyton - Coronation Gardens
Tower Hamlets - Victoria Park
Hackney - Springfield Park
Lewisham - The Albany
Dagenham - Pondfield Park
Barking Park
Ilford - Valentines Park

 

About Battersea Park

Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - a lake for boating, ponds for admiring the wildlife, and the Thames along one side for general gazing purposes. More about Battersea Park

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Battersea Park events

 
Annual Reunion And Fun DayAnnual Reunion And Fun DayThis year's 20th Annual Reunion and Fun Day on Sunday 7 September will give you and your four-legged friends to take part in dog classes, enjoy playgrounds and paddling pools for pooches, and indulge in delicious food, stalls and activities.7th September 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
Battersea Park,   Albert Bridge Road  Battersea Park    SW11 4NJ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Annual Reunion And Fun Day
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 7th September 2014 - 11am-4.30pm
VENUE  Battersea Park 
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