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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH SEPTEMBER 2012

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, Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
 
 
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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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Clapham Common Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
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