For the fifth year running, in partnership with the Barbican, we present a day of music and dance in Gillett Square and the Vortex. So grab your glad rags and dancing shoes or just relax and soak up the summer atmosphere.
IN GILLETT SQUARE
Feel the rhythm with the young Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning drummers
Dance for the whole family with a burst of uplifting carnival spirit
Watch and learn some energetic Bollywood moves
Unique sounds from London’s Afro-Peruvian and Latin-Andean fusion maestros
Jaw-dropping acrobatics all the way from Tanzania
The Mahotella Queens
Catch the infectious songs and harmonies of South Africa’s legendary vocal group
Head back to the 50s with rock and roll, hula hooping and swing dance.
Winston McAnuff & Fixi
Soulful reggae with a beguiling French twist
Boy Blue Entertainment
London’s award-winning hip-hop company presents electrifying dance sequences
Tropical psychedelia from Colombia’s finest musical mavericks
Relax with this stunning documentary film and be transported to the varied natural wonders, sacred sites and disaster zones of our planet.
IN THE VORTEX
9pm–12am, The Vortex
DJ Richard Blair (Sidestepper/Colombia) / Eblis Alvarez (Meridian Brothers/Colombia) / DJ iZem (Groovalizacion/Gamm Records)