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UK Afrobeats Festival

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Barking Park, Barking

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UK Afrobeats Festival

A jubilant outdoor summer festival celebrating African music and culture

The Afrobeats Festival is an annual music festival held during the penultimate weekend in August. The event takes place at Barking Park in East London and is the central hub of African culture, and most importantly the burgeoning sound of afrobeats. The day consists of two stages, live entertainment, great food and numerous activities for the little ones. AB Fest is an outdoor summer festival celebrating African music and culture. The artists performing are all contributors to the UK's afrobeat scene, whether it be blending UK rap and West African rhythms or mixing grime with samples from melodies, that originate from Africa. Live PAs: - Reggie 'N' Bollie - The Compozers - Afro B - Kida Kudz - Maleek Berry - New Age Muzik - Mista Silva - Moelogo DJs playing the latest in afrobeats, afro-house, hip-hop, R&B, old school, party classics Attractions include live graffiti, live performances, outdoor go-karting, penalty shoot-out, photobooth, 8-foot ball pound, African Acrobats, afrobeats karaoke, bouncy castle, test your strength, bubble entertainers, face painting, over 25 food stalls, luxury bar service, henna and tattoos, dance workshops, mobile nail service, inflatable slides, doodle board, art showcase and crafts for kids. Tickets: - Car Park Space: reserved parking space on the day - VIP: VIP bottle service at the table, entry for five guests and three bottles of premium spirits or champagne and mixers - Standard: general admission - Earlybird: general admission Under 12s go free: must be accompanied by an adult.

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