East End Canal Festival

16 & 17 July 2022 (Sat & Sun)

Art Pavilion & Regent’s Canal, Mile End Park, Clinton Rd, London E3 4QY

Fun things to do on the day

EAST END CANAL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

BOAT TRIPS: every 20 minutes. Book at the Information Desk.

WORKSHOPS: Canal Art Painting, Wire Sculptures, Canal Critters. Family wooden boat making 12-2.00 each day. Alpona Painting Saturday only.

ACTIVITIES: Mahogany Carnival Costumes, Geezers with Games, Henna painting (11-1.00), Mr Bubbles.

FILM SHOW: on a boat. 11.30-12.00, 12.15-12.45, 1.00-1.30, 2.15-2.45, 3.00-3.30, 3.45-4.15, 4.30-5.00

STORYTELLING: Book at the Information Desk. 11-11.30, 11.45-12.15, 12.30-1.00, 2-2.30, 2.45-3.15, 3.30-4.00, 4.15-4.45

POND DIPPING, Sunday only: Book at the Information Desk. 11.00, 11.45, 12.30, 1.30, 2.15, 3.00, 3.45, 4.30

MUSIC: All day on the island. See Music Programme

STALLS: Matchgirls Memorial Campaign, Bow Heritage Trail (Sunday only), London Canal Museum, Friends of Mile End Park, Regent’s Canal Heritage Tombola, Zacchaeus Project, Inland Waterways Association, E1 Waterbirds (Saturday) and Cranbrook Community Garden (Sunday).

FOOD: East End WI Tea and cakes, ice cream & Aman’s Punjabi Kitchen on the forecourt, One Two More Pizza (on a boat).

Canal-painting

EAST END CANAL FESTIVAL MUSIC

Saturday

Compere: Liam Hynes, Karlie Menzel

11.15 Esther Whyatt (accordion)

12.00 Niki Stevens  (with a mix of indie folk and blues)

12.30 The Pearlies

1.00 Schkembe Soup (Arabic /turkish/roma gypsy music & dance with a rock n roll twist)

2.00 Abdiel’s Pearl (fusion of spiritualised jazz, English romanticism and Sufi poetry)

2.30 Pan Vibration (steel pan)

3.00 Niki Stevens (with a mix of indie folk and blues)

3.40 Abdiel’s Pearl (fusion of spiritualised jazz, English romanticism and Sufi poetry)

4.30 Pan Vibration (steel pan)

5.00 Close

Sunday

Compere: Andy Backhouse


11.15
Esther Whyatt (accordion)

12.00 Bengali Dance performance by Udichi School of Performing Arts

12.30 Pan Vibration (steel pan)

1.00 Schkembe Soup  (Arabic /turkish/roma gypsy music & dance with a rock n roll twist)

2.00 Bow Django (Swing with a French twist)

3.00 Pan Vibration (steel pan)

3.30 Niki Stevens  (with a mix of indie folk and blues)

4.00 LunaBarge (Double stomping quirk folk duo)

4.30 Pan Vibration (steel pan)

5.00 Close

EAST END CANAL FILM SHOWS ON BOARD

30 minute film shows – four films  /  in Barge Fiodra on the canal

  • Barging Through London – see the Regent’s Canal at work in 1924

     

  • Amateur 1961 film of a boat trip from the Regent’s Canal Dock to Islington

     

  • Canal Connections – a relaxing look at the eastern reach of the Regent’s Canal on its 200th anniversary in 2020

     

  • Young Actors Theatre Islington members present the voices and memories of local people about the Cut (edited)

Drop in to see the film shows at: 11.30. 12.15. 1.00. 2.15. 3.00. 3.45. 4.30.