They'll be plenty happening throughout the day from exclusive tasting sessions of some of our rare beers to top local vinyl DJs to interactive shenanigans and plenty more to boot. Set both outdoors & indoors at this unique East London location we’ll be putting the impending autumn blues on hold for a perfect end to the summer.
See you on the Block!
- Times: 4pm - 10pm - GUARANTEED ENTRY FOR ADVANCE TICKET HOLDERS UNTIL 6pm
- Weather: the venue is largely based outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather
- Venue Address: Red Market, 288 Old St, London EC1V 9LA
- Nearest underground: Old Street
- Ages: strictly 18+ - ID WILL BE REQUIRED
Leading the line-up are genre-defying band Everything Everything, with hotly-tipped rock n roll 4-piece Black Honey and indie-electro newcomers Little White Things supporting. To get the party started we’ve got hip-hop brass band Dat Brass presenting a special Chicago vs London pop-up set, plus DJs from Flashback Records & Umbrella Radio. Full line-up:
Everything Everything | Black Honey | Little White Things | Dat Brass presents 'Chicago vs London' | Flashback Records & Umbrella Radio DJs
BEERS & TAPPINGS
Try some of our best beers, including award-winning Goose IPA, Honkers Ale and 312 Urban Wheat Ale, across all our bars. And don’t forget to check out the Vintage Tap Room for a tasty line-up of some of our unusual Goose Island beers that will be time-tapped across the day. Beers include:
Goose Island 312 | Bourbon County Stout | IPA | Honkers | The Illinois | Four Star Pils | Green Line + many more
Top notch London food vendors will be on hand to tickle the taste buds of Block Party goers, with lots of food and beer pairing dishes to try out. Confirmed traders for the day:
Club Mexicana | Howards Meat Co. | Little Ghost Black Bagels | South East Cakery | Sutton & Sons
Nestled between the buildings of Shoreditch, Red Market is the perfect urban location for our London Block Party. Formerly the site of legendary neighbourhood art hub the Foundry, Red Market is steeped in local creative history. Featuring a multi-level outdoor main stage arena and indoor hang-out areas, also keep an eye out for some secret spaces to discover...
PLUS MUCH MORE
More than enough? Yep, but we've got a few more surprises up our sleeve. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!
"Why is entry only guaranteed until 6pm with pre-booked tickets" Red Market has a limited capacity and we want to make sure as many Goose Island fans can get into the party as possible, so to ensure full capacity we will reserve space for pre-booked ticket holders until 6pm.
“Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?” Yep, all attendees must be 18+ and if you’re lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked for official photo ID.
"When will set times be announced?" Set times will be published at the event.
“What if it rains…?” Come rain or shine the party will go ahead, however please note that the venue is largely outdoors so please dress for the weather!
“What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?” Nearest Underground is Old Street and you can figure out your route at www.tfl.gov.uk. There is no parking at the venue.
“What can/can't I bring to the event?” Please do bring that nice big smile of yours. Please don’t bring any food, drink, glass, weapons, illegal substances, “legal” highs or professional camera gear. A full list of our conditions of entry can be found here: https://goo.gl/LwyuJ7
“I am a wheelchair user and / or I have other accessibility requirements” The majority of the venue is flat / accessible, but please note the main arena has a wood chip surface. If you have any specific access requirements you would like to discuss please do email us on email@example.com
“Is there a cloakroom?”For sure, they'll be a cloakroom at the entrance, £2 per item.
“Sounds like a pretty long party – what can I eat!” See above for our tasty array of food traders, and yep there’s some options for vegies & vegans.
“Are there cash points at the venue / can I pay on card” You’ll be able to use cards at the bars, but not at all our food traders. There are no ATMs in the venue, however you can pop out to use ones close to the venue.
“Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?” For any event related enquiries do email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
“I’m press / media and would like more information about the event” For any PR enquiries please email us via email@example.com
“Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?” To make your entry as smooth as possible at the gate please do. If you can’t though don’t panic, just please have your ticket / barcode ready to show on your mobile or device.
“What is the refund policy?” We’re afraid that tickets are non-refundable once purchased.
“The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?” That’s fine, as long as you bring the original booking email.
"That's great, but has not answered my question" Not a worry, please do email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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