After months of inconsistent weather, it’s safe to say that summer has officially started this July. Better late than never. Brits + Pieces have found a great selection of events running this month in London to help you make the most of this tropical weather before it goes back to being British again.
Somerset House Series
Don’t worry if you missed out on Wireless tickets this year. Catch a vibe at the Somerset House Series, an outdoor festival bringing a sultry selection of performances from Nao, Ray Blk alongside Jacob Banks, Xavier Omar, Zilo and many more. Secure them tickets before they sell out!
Address: Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
Date: Thu 11 Jul – Sun 21 Jul 2019
Black Cultural Archives
In the heart of Brixton, the Black Cultural Archives preserves, records and celebrates black British history. They will be running a series of empowering and insightful events this July, including a heritage careers day, a presentation from three women of Windrush, as well as critical literary conversations.
Address: Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London, SW2 1EF
Date: Fri 19 Jul 2019
Time: 18:30 – 20:30
The Truth About the Yardies Comedy Show
Catford Broadway theatre will be hosting a night full of laugh’s, dancehall and zero filter with comedians Slim, Kane Brown, Kayleigh Loud Mouth to name a few and a surprise performance.
Address: Catford Rd, Catford, London SE6 4RU
Date: Fri 19 Jul 2019
Time: 19:30 – 22:30
Finsbury Park invites famous names from our locals Giggs and Jhus as well as international acts Solange, Chance the Rapper, 2 Chainz and Cypress Hill. Enjoy two days of multi genre music and spread love the Lovebox way!
Date: Fri 12 July- Sat 13 July
Time: 14:00 – 22:30
Ghana Party in the Park
Ghana Party in the park is an annual outdoor festival held in London that celebrates the Ghanaian Community in the diaspora. Hosted by Akwaaba Group since 2005. The festival attracts over 8000 people, making it the biggest Ghanaian event outside of Ghana. Attracting visitors from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Ghana. Past performances include Mr Eazi, Fuse ODG, Maleek Berry, Chip, Kojo Funds, Wrecth32, Tion Wayne, Don E, Sway and more.
Date: Sat 13 July
Time: 12:00 – 20:00
Sip N Share
Learn more about your hair at M.A.D.E’s Sip N Share event, sponsored by As I Am UK. Expect discussions, cornrow masterclasses, 2 special prize giveaways as well as Cantu and Root 2 Tip goodies. Let’s not forget about the afternoon nibbles and cocktails!
Date: Sat 27 July
Time: 12:30 – 16:00