Preview: Bandstand Marathon Across London And UK

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Preview: Bandstand Marathon Across London And UK


The Paralympics and London 2012 come to an end on Sunday, but not without making a significant amount of noise. Alongside the closing ceremony, plenty of fireworks and countless other cultural markers, listen out for the Bandstand Marathon.

This finale event will see live music performances taking place in those often neglected remnants of our more community-spirited past: the bandstand. Over 30 venues are listed for London, each housing local music groups for the afternoon. The fun starts at 1pm at the following spots:

  • Barking - Barking Park
  • Battersea - Battersea Park
  • Beckenham - Croydon Road Recreation Ground
  • Bexleyheath - Bexleyheath Broadway
  • Chislehurst - Chislehurst Recreation Ground
  • Chiswick - Duke's Meadows
  • Clapham - Clapham Common Bandstand
  • Croydon - Queen's Gardens
  • Dagenham - Pondfield Park
  • Dollis Hill - Gladstone Park
  • Ealing - Haven Green
  • Eltham - Tudor Barn
  • Enfield - Hillyfields
  • Enfield - Albany Park
  • Enfield - Ponder's End Park
  • Hackney - Springfield Park
  • Harrow - Harrow Recreation Ground
  • Herne Hill - Front of Herne Hill Railway Station
  • Ilford - Valentines Park
  • Islington - Northampton Square
  • Lewisham - The Albany
  • Leyton - Coronation Gardens
  • London - Paddington Recreation Grounds
  • London - Regents Park
  • Merton - Merton Abbey Mills
  • Orpington - The Walnuts Shopping Centre
  • Palmer's Green - Broomfield Park
  • Ruislip Manor - Shenley Park
  • Tower Hamlets - Victoria Park
  • Twickenham - Diamond Jubilee Gardens
  • Woolwich - Royal Arsenal

Bandstand Marathon, Sunday 9 September 1-5pm, across London, free.

Last Updated 04 September 2012