South London Solidarity Festival! In aid of Refugees @ Bread and Roses, London [20 August]

South London Solidarity Festival! In aid of Refugees

12:00 - 22:30

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Bread and Roses
68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ London, United Kingdom
Stand Up To Racism – South London presents a spectacular day and night — filled with music, entertainment and opportunity — in support of refugees and south London initiatives. Grab your shades and wallet, and come on down enjoy a celebration of diversity, completed by an evening of music from some of the capitals most captivating artists…

From 12 noon:
* Refugee Art exhibition * Pre-Loved Bazaar – bargains to be had! * Face painting * Garden games and curiosities * Refugees Welcome T-Shirts * Indian head massage * Complimentary Yoga class @ 5pm *
South London Opportunity Fayre:
• Brixton Soup Kitchen & Support Centre info and t-shirt stand – get to know this award winning local charity
• Help4Refugee Children are exhibiting art made by refugee children, and will tell us what its like to be a refugee
• Save Lambeth Libraries libraries campaign stall – meet the activists defending Lambeths treasured libraries
• 3 – 4pm Pint and Politics workshop: Talking about socialisist economics in the pub — and having an impact with people
• Clothes and food drop off point for refugee donations
Stand Up To Racism – South London members to chat with – we’re friendly types 😊

Members of the Da Costa family will be joining us at around 4pm, to speak about the tragedy they have endured, and the on going fight to get justice for Edson Da Costa; who lost his life at the hands of the police on 21 June 2017. Please join us to show your support for this brave family, and demand action is taken to [email protected] justice.

Live music from 6pm:

Michael Sebastian — 6pm
Hot London-based loop artist Sebastian will provide a musical experience that is authentic and 'in the moment'. He takes influence from all genres of music and subtly fuses them to create a sound that a varied audience can relate to. His impeccable timing and feel means that the music is always moving, oozing energy:
A tasty preview:

Caroline Kraabel — 7pm
Saxophonist and activist Caroline is an outstanding musician and person. She has performed around the globe — from trendy West Baltimore during the mid-90s to refugee camps in France more recently. Caroline opens eyes with her unique style of improv acoustic Sax:
Caroline’s Calais podcast:

The Lone Groover — 7.30pm
Named after the anti-hero of a comic strip that graced the weekly music inkies of the1970S, The Lone Groover channels his love of folk, punk and Americana into classic songs of beauty, protest and passion. The London based songwriter has played at festivals Strummerville, Strummercamp & Anti-folk, and had prestigious support slots with Willy Mason, Alabama 3, Glenn Tilbrook, Charlie Harper and Beans on Toast amongst others.
Enjoy this lush preview — «How the West was lost» —

Maurice GB — 8pm
This mesmirising artist is fresh to the music scene — yet he has already made a big impression. Maurice blends warm harmonies with unexpected edge, to deliver a delicious and somehow unshakeable musical experience. His love of performance is clear yet his humbleness is heart warming. One to watch! We are certainly looking forward to doing so.
Live at Love Music Hate Racism:

Beadyman Man — 8.40pm
Poet and lyricist Beady Man brings you his powerful brand of spoken word, effortlessly exposing the politics within everyday issues, his inspiring and insightful observations giving us hope and showing the power of change. Beady Man has performed alongside Alabama 3 and comes to South London Solidarity Festival fresh from headlining at the first ever spoken word event at The Margate Soul festival on 5 & 6 August.
Check out Beady Mans video for Corbyn here:

OYM Producstions Presents:
Siru Artist — 9pm
Fresh Rapper / MC from the South London shire. Siru started his career rapping with friends in Richmond college, and took inspiration from seeing talented individuals flourish in his area. He has since become a exciting industry prospect. After having praise heaped on him from outstanding blogs; Complex, SBTV and GRM; Siru's strong grime track ‘Theresa May’ was released, showing how bright his future in the industry is. Keep an eye on his journey.
Check out Siru's latest tracks here:

Kadeem Tyrell — 9.15pm
A Melodic RnB singer straight out of South London, music has been a part of Kadeem's life — his dad was a DJ and mum was a singer. He started his career singing in church, and has since become a exciting solo artist. After successfully featuring on a Soulful EDM track «Memories» with Producer Statik Motion/Nat Brown, Kadeem went on to work with garage and house producer RYN, with whom he released a five track collaborated EP in June 2016. Kadeem is expanding his work as a solo artist in 2017, we look forward to what he brings!
Watch here — these vocals will blow you away:

Movimientos DJs – sizzling Latin and carnival beats from one of the musical activists, founders and original 'dancehall caballeros' behind Movimientos. With a trademark blend of red hot 'classico' latin beats, uptempo carnival rhythms, tropical bass, and fresh global sounds Movimientos DJs are helping to soundtrack London's thriving underground scene with residencies across the capital.

All day pass: £5 waged, £3 unwaged, £10 family (non-traditional family format welcome!) Come in / out as you please, no re-entry charge 😊

Please do support the Bread and Roses pub by helping yourself to generous servings of the delicious (and ethical!) beverage and culinary offerings. This wonderful worker’s co-operative pub is a rare diamond in the sea of identikit franchise bars now crowding our capital, so do go ahead and enjoy treating yourself on Sunday — guilt-free! More info here:

In association with:
Brixton Soup Kitchen & Support Centre;
Save Lambeth Libraries
Help4Refugee Children

The charities and organisations which will receive profits from the door are:
Care4Calais: & Just Shelter
Who both provide direct support to refugees living homeless in France, on the brink of survival each day.

*If you are a charity or organisation which would like to be considered for a share of the profits, please contact [email protected]
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