The Street Orchestra of London’s first tour is taking place THIS WEEK!
Rehearsals - which started on Monday - are already sounding fantastic, and we will be taking to the streets of London from Thursday until Sunday. We can't wait!
Over the next few days, we will be appearing on BBC Radio 3's In Tune and London Live (amongst others), so keep an eye and ear out...
Please see below for full tour details - you can also visit our shiny newwebsite HERE
THURSDAY 16 JUNE
WEST / NORTH LONDON
10am & 11am - private performances at Colmbrook and Harmondsworth Removal Centres
1.30pm - private performance at Queensmill School (for autistic children)
3pm - private performance at New Horizon Youth Centre
5pm - Public performance at King's Cross Station during rush hour
FRIDAY 17 JUNE
(in association with Hackney Council)
10am - public performance at Dalston Library
12pm - public performance at Homerton Library
2pm - public performance at St Joseph's Hospice
5pm - public performance at Hackney Library
8.30pm - public performance at Dalston Square
SATURDAY 18 JUNE
11.15am - private performance at Lewisham Music Hub
1pm - public performance at Open Estate Gardens - Gipsy Hill
5pm - public performance at North Greenwich Tube
7pm - public performance at Cutty Sark Gardens
SUNDAY 19 JUNE
CENTRAL / EAST LONDON
11.30am - private performance at Mary Seacole Nursing Home
1pm - public performance at Arnold Circus
3.30pm - public performance at Regent's Park
7.30pm - public performances at Leicester Square (final performance)
The orchestra will also perform a minimum of one guerrilla, surprise performance per tour day
Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change
For up-to-date details of performances and timings (including guerilla gigs),
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