Roman Road Festival Sunday Market and Eid Party PROGRAMME

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Sunday 19 July 2015

The Closing Sunday of this year’s Roman Road Summer Festival will bring a Sunday craft market to Roman Road car park as well as an Eid Party to celebrate the end of Ramadan with Bollywood dance, stilt walkers, magicians and fairground fun as well as a feast of Asian food. The day will start at 11am and finish at 5pm.

Viv & Joe stall
Viv & Joe’s stall selling handmade luxury baby gifts © Andrea Vladova

11.00-11.15 | The Bollywood Co.

The day opens with a dazzling display of Bollywood dance and drumming


12.00-12.45 | Amigo’s magic show

Magical fun for the family with Amigo and his disappearing head trick.


13.15-13.45 | Tridhara featuring Showmi Das

Bengali folk dancing display and workshop from Showmi Das and her Tridhara dance group


15.00-17.00 | DJ Ritu

BBC London World Music DJ Ritu will be mixing a fresh, contemporary set of world music for Eid.


At intervals | Ramayana stilt walking

Don’t miss the giant stilt walking from Ramayana that will be parading through Roman Road car park at 11.15am and at intervals throughout the morning.


ALL DAY | Fun & games

In the crafty corner there will be face painting and henna tattoos, giant bubbles, guerilla crafting from Fabrikatie, giant bubbles with Bobby Bubbles, biscuit decorating, Carrom games and caricatures from Bow artist Sara Pitta.


ALL DAY | Asian food feast

An array of halal street food to celebrate Eid including Kothu Kothu (Sri Lankan), Big Apple Hot Dogs (halal hot dogs) and Rasa Sayang (Malaysian).

Summer Night Lights will be giving away free food tokens all day to exchange at our street food stalls. Numbers limited per hour.


ALL DAY | Sunday craft market

Featuring local arts, crafts and food produce from: Virginia the Wolf, Dickensink, Illy Trilly, Geo-Fleur, WI, Organic Freak, Lena Rose Bakery, Roman Road Food Assembly, Bonnie Boo, Budgie Bric-a-Brac, Gillian Williams-Hay, Spitalfields Farm & The Coriander Club, Love Jams, Piju, Cass School of Art and Architecture.

And don’t miss the fringe events going on in local shops throughout festival week.

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