FREE Urban Elephant Festival reveals line up 15-16th September
Elephant and Castle’s biggest and most eagerly anticipated cross-cultural event, Urban Elephant 2023 festival makes a splash with an epic line up of arts and culture, with the theme World Fusion.
The Festival will include a plethora of music, dance, arts, food and performances to celebrate London’s epicentre of cultural and artistic diversity.The lively weekend will create a meaningful opportunity for the local community of Elephant and Castle and Londoners to come together to share ideas, connect and culturally collaborate.
Performance highlights include ArtPerUK, a Peruvian group who share their culture through dance and fitness, Sultan, a Somali musician, songwriter and actor specialising in traditional Somali music through playing the Ou, and Trance on Fire, a heart-racing performance with balancing ladders, planks and juggling! Also performing throughout the weekend will be Yordanos, a traditional Eritrean Dance group representing the different tribes of Eritrea; Kuba Acro Show, jaw dropping acrobatics, and gravity defying balancing high in the air performed by Juma Kuba from Rwanda with warmth, humour, thrills and entertainment; as well as Yurupari, traditional, folkloric music and dance of Colombia and other Latin American countries. Highlights will go on to include Rhadika performing a classic North Indian Kathak and Xativa, a Swedish-Ecuadorian singer-songwriter fusing traditional melodies with touches of jazz and R&B.
Urban Elephant Festival 2023 Timetable
Friday 15 September 12pm - 9pm: Castle Square, 40 Elephant Rd, London SE17 1EU.
Saturday 16 September 12pm - 6pm: Across Elephant and Castle, Full performance timetable here.
- 15 September 2023