Gold is a new one-day arts and music festival at Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch. Taking place from lunchtime on Saturday 27th September to the early hours of Sunday 28th, Gold coincides with the official launch of the Cultural Olympiad.
Gold features the most interesting and talented performers from the worlds of literature, art, poetry, music, theatre, cabaret and comedy with more than 50 hours of programmed entertainment across six stages.
The line-up so far includes:
Music includes Heartbreak, Cocadisco, Travis Elborough, Emma Pettit, Chris Waitt, Mara Carlyle, Liam Bailey, Goodiepal. Headline bands and more artists are still to be confirmed.
Writers include Linda Grant, Susie Boyt, Graham Rawle, Sebastian Horsley, Oona King, Rachel Lichtenstein, Bernardine Evaristo, Sulaiman Addonia, Chris Cleave, and Cathi Unsworth.
Poets include Luke Wright, Polar Bear, Salena Godden, Ross Sutherland, Chris Hicks, Tim Clare, Joe Dunthorne, Dockers MC, Nathan Tiler and Byron Vincent.
Cabaret and comedy includes Jonny Woo, Alterego Speed Dating, Scott Capurro, Viktor Wynd's The Last Tuesday Society, and Punch and Judy.
Art and fashion includes Ossian Ward's Street Art tour, Seamus Ryan's Columbia Road Sunday Shoots, Jason Atomic, Dusty Limits, Fancy Chance at a Olympic-themed, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art Club. Plus fashion designers, in conversation and a fashion and design salon.
Tickets are priced at £20.12 for adults. The first 300 tickets are on sale at a reduced price of £15. Kids' tickets are priced at £5 (5-16 years). to buy tickets, click here.
More information will be here when available.
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last updated: Fri 8th Aug 2008