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SUMMER FESTIVAL 2015 // ALEXANDRA PALACE

Summer Festival

This July, Alexandra Palace is throwing open the gates for London’s largest celebration of summer. Taking place within the Palace and the 196 acre Alexandra Park, Londoners are invited to join us for a fun-packed day of activities and events  including an outdoor cinema, silent disco, live music, two fun fairs, ice skating and much more, set against the backdrop of the best view in London. Entry is free with tickets required for some activities.

Outdoors

The creators of the UK’s number one cinema experience, Rooftop Film Club, will be setting up their giant outdoor screen in the park. As the sun sets over London, festival goers can stretch out on the grass slopes to enjoy the film Dirty Dancing in the most unique of settings.

Summer Festival

We have also teamed up with Cancer Research UK to bring you the ride of a lifetime – SlideRider™ Waterslide. A 150m waterslide will be set up on the steep slopes of the park raising money to beat cancer sooner.

Summer Festival

We are running a Silent Disco beneath the trees in the Grove with DJs playing a variety of sets to cater for every taste. There are nine sessions bookable by genre ranging from kids’ classics in the morning, to rave anthems in the evening with everything else in between.

Two stages will play host to live music acts all day as well as pop-up theatre events taking place throughout the park. There will be plenty of opportunities for the community to get involved with performances, sports days and craft activities for all ages.


Summer Festival

 

Indoors

The Palace itself will be opening its unseen areas to the public for History Tours. Vsitors will be invited to view the lesser-known parts of the historic building such as the Victorian Theatre and the original BBC studios. This will be one of the last opportunities to see these areas before our regeneration works begin.

Summer Festival

Our famous Grand Will Organ will be taking centre stage at our Prom in the Palace performance in the Great Hall. There will be a programme of light summer music together with some last night of the proms favourites, performed by the acclaimed international concert musician Richard Hills.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of our iconic ice rink and we are celebrating with a special gala event showcasing the art of ice skating. Members of the public are also invited to cool off on the ice and demonstrate their talents throughout the day.

Summer Festival

Food and Drink

In addition to the events and activities, we are holding our popular Street Food & Craft Beer Festival serving a range of well-known and local street food plus some of the best beer and cider on offer in the capital. Local craft breweries will provide some favourites and a few special editions to sample in London’s largest outdoor beer garden.

Summer Festival

Tickets are required for some activities
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About Charlotte

Charlotte is a work from home mummy of one from London. Since leaving the 9-5 working world in healthcare recruitment Charlotte now spends her time blogging, traveling, wishing she went to the gym more, watching reality TV and running after her hyper toddler son Hayden.

One comment

  1. I would like to use the photo at the top of page of Alexandra Palace exterior in a free walking map book of haringey which includes various cross borough walks taking in places of historic and natural interest. Would it be possible to use the picture and if so who do I credit

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