SEVEN DIALS SOUNDTRACK
A FREE one-day music festival with line up by CITADEL Saturday 23 June 12-6pm
On Saturday 23 June, Seven Dials presents Soundtrack, a FREE one-day music festival with line up curated by Citadel, London’s brightest new, family friendly music festival which showcases music, comedy, theatre and debates, as well as a variety of fun and games. For one day only, each of the seven interconnecting streets will be traffic free with the iconic pop-up lawn placed around the dial.
Experience the vibrant district of Seven Dials, the shopping and lifestyle destination nestled between Covent Garden and Soho, with a day full of free music and entertainment like neverbefore. The free event is a celebration in line with the Mayor of London’s ‘Sounds Like London’campaign, championing London’s world-class music offering and musical heritage throughout June.
Head to the open-air stage between 12-6pm at the centre of Seven Dials for performances from London native singer-songwriter Rukhsana Merrise, The Voice finalists Into the Ark, alternative indie group Pumarosa and vintage-inspired rocker Ten Tonnes with more to be announced soon. The day will be hosted by broadcaster, author and music aficionado, Gemma Cairney.
Seven Dials Soundtrack is free to attend, register for your festival map and ticket at SevenDials.co.uk.
Ticket holders can grab a FREE Mint Julep cocktail from the Hawksmoor Seven Dials x Evan Williams pop up bar on Earlham Street.
Get festival makeup ready at The Gypsy Shrine, who will be offering free glitter face painting all day on Monmouth Street with their latest line of eco-friendly and biodegradable glitter. Cult-hit festival choir Some Voices will be touring the streets with flash-mob performances, and a free silent disco. In aid of charity partner Covent Garden Dragon Hall Trust, there will be a music- themed tombola with chances to win festival tickets and much more.
Head to the traffic-free streets to enjoy street food and al-fresco dining; on Earlham Street visit independent café BOKI, the pop-up pizza and prosecco bar from master mixologists Escapologistand special dishes and promotions at Portuguese eatery Canela, while
a superfood smoothie bar from Neals Yard Remedies will pop up on the day on Monmouth Street.
London favourite’s Rosa’s Thai and gluten-free friendly Italian Rossopomodoro will be offering 20% off all day. Monmouth Kitchen will be taking over Monmouth Street with
al-fresco dining of their Peruvian-Italian fusion menu and a one-off, pop-up cocktail bar.
Whilst in the area, visitors can shop independent boutiques and flagship stores offering exclusive in-store discounts and promotions, including 20% off at hand-crafted shoe experts Duke & Dexterand Club Monaco, personalised macaroon music calligraphy at Pierre Herme, ‘Ear Curation’ and promotions at independent jeweller Dinny Hall, in-store DJs and special Soundtrack musical experiences from Ollie Quinn and Fopp while coastal favourites Finisterre presenting their ‘Surf Sounds from Finisterre’, in their Earlham Street store for one day only.
On Neal Street, Nixon are showcasing their whole exclusive Rock LTD collection, whereby the straps are made with donated materials such as leather jackets, denim shirts and guitar straps from legendary music icons including Elton John, Dave Grohl and Steven Tyler.
Head to the West End’s best kept secret, Neals Yard, for al-fresco dining all day in the picturesque courtyard. This foodie hub is home to French-inspired restaurant Compagnie Des Vins Surnaturelsand Sicilian wine bar and deli Casanova and Daughters, where you can enjoy al-fresco dining at both. For something more casual, grab a slice at award-winning pizzeria Homeslice or head to wellness eatery 26 Grains. Be sure to try your luck for a seat at TimeOut’s Restaurant Of The Year, The Barbary; or visit their sister café next door, Jacob the Angel, for one of their famous Coconut Cream Puffs.
For more information and full line-up visit SevenDials.co.uk.