The Summer Festival Guide is excited to reveal yet another new festival to London's summer season. OnBlackheath in partnership with John Lewis is a brand new festival with a difference.
An eclectic music line-up, immersive food experience, farmers market and much more will be on offer. OnBlackheath will be taking place over the weekend of Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014 on the historic green space of London’s Blackheath Common SE3. Headlining the event, and what will be both their ONLY London festival shows this year, iconic music pioneers Massive Attack (Saturday) and punk folk rocker Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (Sunday). All other Main Stage artists are due to be announced shortly, with the second stage being curated by national radio DJ Gilles Peterson on the Saturday and independent label Heavenly Recordings on the Sunday.
If that wasn’t enough to whet your appetite OnBlackheath are delighted to announce the unique addition of our special food stage host, pop-up chef and The Sunday Times Cook, Gizzi Erskine. ‘Gizzi’s Chef’s Club’ which will offer festival visitors a chance to sample the dishes demonstrated on the main food stage. The stage will provide an interactive experience for festivalgoers where 8 chefs a day will showcase their latest cooking skills and trends with fresh, sustainable and local produce. The chef line up will include Michelin starred chefs Simon Hulstone (The Elephant) & Richard Bainbridge (Morston Hall) and top chef Neil Rankin (Smokehouse).
Throughout the weekend festivalgoers will get the chance to see more world-class artists perform, with the addition of the second stage. National radio DJ Gilles Peterson will be bringing an array of live music and DJ sets to his Worldwide Stage on Saturday 13 September with the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote, BadBadNotGood, Swindl
Leading independent label Heavenly Recordings will curate the second stage Heavenly & Friends on the Sunday with artists including Radiophonic Workshop, Stealing Sheep, Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs, The Wytches, Kid Wave and a DJ set from Don Letts.