Brick Lane Festival 2006

Brick Lane Festival 2006

The Brick Lane Festival 2006 promises to be a vibrant, lively festival event, inviting Londoners to spice up September in an explosion of music, food, fashion, art, film and culture. Expect plenty to see and do at one of London’s most popular street festivals, on one of London’s most famous streets.


10th September 2006


Brick Lane, Allen Gardens and Buxton Street

A cultural explosion
Taking place for the 11th year in 2006 the Brick Lane Festival is a true cultural celebration, featuring an eclectic range of highlights for the crowds to enjoy. Live entertainment, fashion, food and music are a few of the attractions at the festival, bristling with activity in a vibrant party atmosphere. The crowds will be out in their thousands to party in East London at on of the festival events of the year.

Something spicy at the Brick Lane Festival
Traditionally food has played an integral part of the Brick Lane Festival and this year’s event will be no exception. Brick Lane’s famous curry houses will be cooking up a feast for the festival, with dozens of chefs preparing gourmet dishes on the day. Visitors can take a stroll down the curry mile and tuck into authentic curries from local restaurants, or go alfresco with a takeaway from various food stalls. The festival also marks the first day of Banglatown’s International Curry Week and special menus will be on offer at participating restaurants until September 24th.

High fashion in East London
Trendy types can see the latest in high fashion at the I Love Brick Lane Fashion Show, presented by the fashion training scheme Sew East. This year’s show focuses largely on ethnic minority and East End based designers, giving visitors the chance to see home grown fashion talent, exclusively in Brick Lane. The I Love Brick Lane Fashion Show takes place at The Atlantis Gallery, Old Truman Brewery.

Chili Film Festival
The Chili Film Festival is a new addition to the Brick Lane Festival, presenting eight hours of short films, animations and documentaries from around the world. Film buffs can dip into a world of eclectic cinema at the festival as part of a day of diverse events and activities. The Chili Film Festival takes place at Corbet Place from 12pm – 8pm.

Festival Fringe at the Brick Lane Festival 2006
Local bars including Vibe Bar, 93 Feet east, The Big Chill will be host to a programme of fringe events taking place alongside the main festival. Expect a quirky mix of live entertainment in a lively, upbeat atmosphere, where you can have a drink or two before setting out for more festival fun.

The Brick Lane Festival 2006 takes place on Sunday 10th September, at Brick Lane, Allen Gardens and Buxton Street. The festival runs from 12pm – 6.30pm. Nearest tube stations are Aldgate East, Aldgate, Liverpool Street, Whitechapel and Shoreditch.

Events are free to attend.

Information on the 2007 festival will be available shortly. Check back soon for more information.

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