Beginners guide to Lovebox 2016
East London’s top two-day festival is approaching this 15th July-16th July at Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets from midday! Grab your shades and dance your sandals off in the heart of London this summer, as the festival has proven a tremendous one… reaching a whopping 20,000 people!
Who will be performing?
This year’s line-up is a competitive one! Favourable artists such as, Major Lazer- who will be headlining on the Friday, LCD Soundsystem- who will be headlining on the Saturday, Kano, Stormzy, What Hannah Wants, Noisey, Goldlink, Preditah, Craig Richards, Jungle and many more acts will whisk you away in the popular park!
The past year’s headliners have been a spectacular one, introducing, Rudimental and Snoop Dogg! Other icons have also included, Jessie Ware, Ella Eyre, Mark Ronson, Skepta, Hot Chip, Karen Harding, Craig Charles, Novelist, Shadow Child, Goldie, and many more who truly shook the crowd… This impressive event one is definitely for everyone, with the likes of pop, hip-hop, rap and dance music!
The great open-air recreational park which dates back to 1845, makes it one of London’s finest historical parks; which is near famous towns, Bethnal Green, Hackney and Bow and boasts the East End of London.
The festival will have food stalls and a lot of luxury seating areas so you can tuck into the fine diverse foods from all over the world, such as, Chinese curry’s, Indian curry’s to a traditional chicken caesar wrap…after you can clench your thirst with a variety of ice cold non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages! Mmm!
There will also be a range of entertainment with amusing circus acts in their best fancy-dress costumes, face painting opportunities, fireworks and art instalments to create a more fun filled atmosphere!
How do I get there?
The best thing about London is of course it’s London Underground system! Therefore, avoid the traffic and hassle of driving and get the train- with ‘Mile End’ Station being the nearest station to the event…just stroll for about 10-15 minutes from that station onto Grove Road and you will hear the music pumping out loud, ready to invite you in!
Otherwise, nearest railway stations are Cambridge Heath and Hackney Wick Station and there will also be red-top buses numbers 277 or 425 near Mile End Station, which will drop you off in style for the ultimate London festival experience!
Where do I buy my tickets?!
Make sure you don’t leave buying your tickets until the very last minute or you will be truly devastated… especially as tickets have sold out two weeks prior to the festival in the past! So visit: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/ lovebox?CAMEFROM=CFC_UK_MAMA_H EADER Go go go!
By Stephanie Smith