COMMUNITY STAGE

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Throughout the Day

Alice – Rintintin Theatre Company

Lawd above me old china!

She’s a 1950’s London gal through & through our Alice lives in a candy coloured world. With ginger beehive, pins what go on forever, not forgetting her pink and fluffy little dog “Regina”

50’s music blares from her wireless, as she takes us for a trip down memory lane into bygone days of jiving, bobby socks & and too much hairspray…

Rock around the clock with Alice and learn the mash potato, Maryland jive, and the jitterbug stroll in her impromptu dance lessons.

She’s London’s answer to Sandy & Rizzo, Grease is the word, innit?

11.00 – 11.30

Kitsch In Sync

Kitsch in Sync is London‘s most fun loving a-cappella choir. We specialise in performing hit songs mainly from the 1980s as you’ve never heard them before. Why? Because the majority of our songs are arranged specially for us by our ridiculously talented in house music team.

"In KiS (as we‘re known to our friends) we’ve really put the emphasis on fun - and our audiences relate to this. As a result we’ve performed at festivals, events and celebrations all over London and people often ask us back for more. Plus we sing all your favourite 80s/90s and 00s songs - what more could you want?"

11.45 – 12.30

Vintage Jazz class with Hot Jazz Rag

Nikki Santilli brings everyone together with her popular free dance lessons in vintage jazz. Learn to messaround with the boogie back then swing to the live band!

Dance beats at the heart of a community on our Chestertons Community Stage beats with a very special joy.

I can’t wait to be back there!

12.30 – 13.15

Le Hot Club de Londres

Back from a whirlwind tour of Hamburg the lads are ready to Swing Bermondsey.

 13.30 – 14.30

Salsa Class with Salsa Oracle

Salsa Oracle a Salsa & Latin Dance Company based in Borough with classes & outdoor events all over London.
Come down to Bermondsey Street Festival for a Fun Free Taster Class at 1:30pm starting with a warm up & then some basic steps to get you moving. Dancing in the streets after the taster until 2:30pm then more dancing with a live band until 3:45pm! Salsa Oracle has been a regular at The Bermondsey Street Festival for many years providing a healthy dose of Latin flavour to the festival. Get ready to move those dancing feet!

 14.45 – 15.45

Tropical Vibes

After the Salsa Class, the participants will be able to practice the dance steps learned at the sound of the latin band Tropical Vibes.
Ronia is a singer and a dancer from the Canary Islands. She sings many different styles of music such as Latin, Soul and Pop music. Having performed in places like Ibiza, Marbella and currently in London.

 16.00 – 16.30

Quay Players Musical Theatre

The Quay Players are Bermondsey’s premier amateur musical theatre group, working out of St Anne’s Church Hall and performing at the 450-seat Greenwood Theatre. We produce a big summer show and a Christmas pantomime every year and pride ourselves in putting on high-quality productions but also maintaining a strong focus on our local community. Our set list will include songs from our back catalogue of shows and maybe even a preview of this year’s pantomime, ‘Cinderella’! For more information, please check out our website: www.quayplayers.org.uk

 16.45 – 17.45

The Homing

Closing the Community Stage this year we have The Homing, joining us once more.

The Homing play genre-bending original music that can’t decide if it’s folk, country, folk-rock, country-rock, alt-country (etc) - but it is catchy, singalong tunes about real life, sung by the amazing Dani Somerside. Oasis’ producer Stuart Epps, who also produced their first single, thinks they sound like Fleetwood Mac, and they’ve been trying to shake off the comparison ever since.