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Gilles Peterson playing at Greenwich Urban Fete on 10th May 

Urban Village Fete presents a contemporary twist on the traditional village fair, taking place in Greenwich Peninsula – one of the capital’s most exciting new districts and set to become ‘London’s ultimate village’ - celebrating the best in design, music, art, innovative events and modern craftsmanship on Sunday 10 May 2015.

The inaugural event will draw on local suppliers, designers and performers as well as offering a forum for top local talent, all set against a range of established design stalls and food trucks with an international flavour. The free day out will feature a range of curated designer marketplaces, street food, design hubs, artist interventions, diverse and quirky events, art and design workshops, walkabout entertainment, music, dance classes and unique pop-ups.

Organised in association with Hemingway Design, Urban Village Fete will be the first free public event staged in Peninsula Garden, a new public garden for London designed by Alys Fowler and Thomas Hoblyn in association with Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio.

Local residents and visitors from further afield can take part in many of the Fete’s events including:
• Best of British Design marketplace curated by Best of Britannia 
• Pop Up Fashion
• Craft and Designer Maker marketplace
• Street Food sellers
• Dance Classes courtesy of Swing Patrol
• Engaging workshops for children from The House of Fairy Tales
• DJ sets from atop a classic London Routemaster including Gilles Peterson
• Upcycled and Vintage clothing and homewares market
• The Pooch Parade and Best in Show parades
• ELCAF (East London Comics and Arts Festival) presents Ricardo Cavolo’s Emblema at NOW Gallery

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