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New street festival Camden Inspire comes to London


London’s new street festival Camden Inspire has revealed its schedule for two days in Camden Town. Starting from 11am on Friday, September 17th, Camden Open Air Gallery will be running a boozy improv art party, mend and repair clothes workshops, comedy across both days, a special pizza-filled screening of True Romance, and live painting throughout.

The event is free to attend with some events being paid for. Expect live street art, live music, Street Food Market, Camden Highline Exhibition, Creative Workshops and more running until 8pm.

Both days will also have music with NTS headlining on the Friday while Truce from Bone Soda tops the bill on Saturday. BPM Collective, Spiritual Bar Takeover, Shuttercones, Almass, J.OC & Ben-Dee, Fitz, Will Brock, Lindsay Wesecker, and Izza will also play over the two days.

Food traders will include Just Wing It, Pub Love, Maylay Fellas, Lost Boys Pizza, Think Coffee, Peccati Di Gola, Quinoa Arepa, and Werewolf Beers. On the retail and creative side, there will be social pottery experiences, Mexican groceries and handicrafts, hand-decorated clothing, homemade handbags, and upcycled clothing.

Speakers Corner will be hosting comedy with Erika Ehler and Mary O’Connell. Camden Open Air Gallery will be running kids workshops alongside its boozy event while Lost Boys Pizza will running film screenings.

Georgie Street, Head of Projects at Camden Town Unlimited says “We’re so excited to get Camden Inspire underway! The response from small businesses and creative performers has been amazing, with so many people eager to be involved in a celebratory event that hopefully marks the end of a difficult time. This is just the launch - we want to continue to grow the Camden Inspire brand, reaching more entrepreneurs and creatives, and giving them a platform to offer something special.”

Finn Brewster Doherty, Founder of Camden Open Air Gallery says “I can’t wait to see it all come together, Camden Town has been out of the news for too long, it’s great to businesses coming together to showcase Camden Town. I’m humbled that I’ve been offered such a platform to Launch Camden Open Air Gallery from. The repurposing of the high street is such an important topic and I hope that this year’s Camden Inspire paves the way for future events in the borough.”

For details go to camdeninspire.com.

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