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Open the Gate presents

Open the Gate Festival

Saturday 10 June
Main Space

In a nutshell

Open The Gate Festival is a 12 hours event with live music on stage, family workshops and The African Market.

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Open The Gate Festival 8th Anniversary!

East-London based cultural organisation Open The Gate celebrates another year of amazing events with a 12 hours non-stop Festival featuring some of the finest live acts on stage, drumming, dance and arts workshops and activities surronded by the famous Open The Gate's The African Market... and free entry all day long from midday to midnight!

What to Expect

Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa Blues All Stars

Usifu Jalloh The Cowfoot Prince

Saidi Kanda & Mvula Mandondo

Juanita Euka

Jay Johnson

Planetman (Acoustic Solo Set)

Vocal Global

Open The Gate Sound (Fenomeno show & MC Samurai) feat MANLIO Calafrocampano + more singers & DJ passing through

WORKSHOPS & Activities

Drum Song - Drumming & Dance Workshop with Nadia Al Faghih Hasan& Friends

Facepainting by Kems NaturalEb

Massage Therapy by Mariama Ndiaye Mariama's Massage

MANY STALLS with high quality selction of fashion, arts & craft, jewellery and of course FOOD with The African Market by Open the Gate

What people are saying

'We had a really nice time and didn't want the day to finish' - Esther, trader

'I enjoyed the day and look forward to the next one. I'm glad we came with the children, they had a good time too' - Sharon, visitor

Find out more


Twitter: @OpenTheGate_


Things you should know

Suitable for all ages.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Event times

Sat 10 June