Brixton Splash street festival
Coldharbour Lane, Atlantic Road and Windrush Square
(Photos ©urban75, Sunday 1st August 2010)
First started in 2006, the Brixton Splash festival is a lively, one day free event with sound systems and bands playing in the heart of Brixton.
Here's how the organisers describe the event:
Brixton Splash is an exhilarating festival of music, with sound systems and two stages, promoting cultural diversity through arts, crafts, workshops, food and music for the local community and visitors alike. There is a something for all the family to enjoy whilst celebrating the diverse culture and history of Brixton.
This is FREE event from 12 noon to 7pm. All the family are welcome whether you want to enjoy diverse music and performances, sample local crafts, support local artists or simply entertain the family.
Sound system, Atlantic Road, Brixton.
Speakers, Atlantic Road.
The main stage, Windrush Square, Brixton.
Photo from my HTC Desire phone.
Happily, the ominous-looking dark sky soon passed.
Stalls in the St Matthews Peace Gardens.
The diminutive Brix Stage.
Things are getting busy on Coldharbour Lane, with two big sound systems rattling the street.
The main stage.
The two 'T4'-style presenters.
Dancing in the street.
Food stalls, Electric Lane.
Dancing to ska, Atlantic Road.
Road closed, Atlantic Road.
Looking down Coldharbour Lane.
Discuss the event here.
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