The Open East Arts Festival

This month the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be open to the public to hold the Open East Arts Festival, celebrating one year since the Olympic Games and East London Culture.

This festival is the perfect day out, from the 27-28th July individuals have a special opportunity to see where the Olympic Games were held, whilst simultaneously enjoying a day in the park overflowing with food, music, theatre, sport and family fun.

There is a variety of live music and performances to discover from acts such as; The Waterboys, Seun Kuti, some soul Caribbean and many other fantastic live performances. Enjoy some of the food from the real food festival, including a communal feast on one of the bridges over the River Lea or just simply relax and have a picnic along the quint-essential river bank. In the mean time young ones can enjoy the mini circus from the house of fairy tales, storytelling, art and craft workshops, puppet shows and whole host of activities to keep them smiling.

Ticket prices range from £6.00 to £9.50, and Under 5s can go for free. To check for availability of tickets please click here. The festival is set to last 2 days, from 1:30pm to 10pm and includes a spectacular finale at 9:30pm. Also keep a look out for up-coming events in the park, namely the London Anniversary Games and the Wireless festival.

After a fun-packed day in the park why not wind down and enjoy a meal at restaurant, Thirty Six? Offering a wide variety of delicious British dishes, it is the perfect way to end a somewhat perfect day.