City of London Festival (23 - 26 June 2013)
Every summer the City of London Festival brings to light the City's distinctive buildings and outdoor spaces with a wide-ranging artistic programme of film, music, visual arts, walks and talks. The event will enjoy some of the Square Mile's best kept secrets as the City reveals its unrivalled collections, buildings and heritage like never before.
Established in the 1960's to revitalise and rejoice the cultural life of the City, the City of London Festival has established itself as one of the UK's leading public events. The festival celebrates some of the Square Mile's best kept secrets and best of all most of it is free to the public!
The 2013 Festival will consist of of three intertwined themes which will be brought to life through various dynamic performances hosted in the city's most famous and historical spaces. This year's themes are:
- Conflict and resolution
- City walls
The three day festival will entertain and excite all those that live, work and visit this extraordinary City, with exclusive events and world-class artists performing in stunning surroundings. The festival highlights include:
World class concerts
St Paul's Cathedral will be hosting three high profile concerts including a unique performance from the renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Bringing the City to life
In addition to concerts held in the unique and beautiful Livery Halls, the city's outdoor spaces, squares and gardens will also come to life. Filled with a diverse programme of music, street theatre, circus and dance the city will be a vibrant display of music, dance, sculpture and puppetry - free for everyone to enjoy!
Walks, talks and debate
Get ready to explore a vast agenda of walks, talks and debates that compliment this year's Festival themes.
The City of London Festival will be offering over 100 free events across a wide range of art forms set to truly celebrate the City of London and demonstrate to everyone that it's not just the London West End that has all the fun!
Location: Various Venues
Find out more at www.colf.org