Peckham Festival: Free 3-Day Party Comes To SE15 London This September

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 11 months ago

Last Updated 29 August 2023

Peckham Festival: Free 3-Day Party Comes To SE15 London This September
People sitting on the ground in the sun surrounded by industrial buildings
Image: Yaneva Santana/Peckham Festival

Peckham Festival returns this September — taking over the railway arches, warehouses, galleries and rooftops of the trendy southeast London 'hood with music, art, workshops, markets and a slew of other activities.

The free festival runs from 15-17 September 2023, and is expected to draw in crowds of around 20,000, with its free fun for all the family. On the docket so far:

🎤 Main stage takeovers from GALA (Sat) and Balamii (Sun), who'll be curating upcoming acts and DJs.

🎧 Live DJs and artists at Prince of Peckham, Jumbi Peckham and Jazu.

People selling crafts at an indoors market
Image: Yaneva Santana/Peckham Festival

👨🏿 Staying Power, an immersive exhibition exploring Black British identity — at Copeland Gallery.

🎁 A chance to get your Christmas shopping done super early, as Pexmas hosts 100 independent makers in Unit 08 at Copeland Park.

💄 A pop-up of premium fashion and lifestyle Black-owned brands courtesy of Our Community.

Shot from the stage of musicians playing to a lively crowd
Image: Tom Leighton/Peckham Festival

🛹 Family workshops from School of Skate, Clown Skateboards, Keep Rolling Company, and mental health zine It's Okay Project.

📖 Pan-African storytelling from CultureTree, plus a Black and PoC literature workshop from Dopereaders.

Plus lashings more live performance, films, panel discussions... it's all going on!

Peckham Festival, across Peckham, 15-17 September, free