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Goodly Words: 5th Annual Cultural Winter Festival

Saturday 26th January ’13 saw the 5th Annual Winter Festival bring a variety of UK and international artists to the stage to tantalise the musical taste buds of an appreciative and lively crowd.

Prince Terralox, Stamina Li, King Soyah, Kandake, Zacheous Jackson, Dixie Peach, Kwest, Afrikan Simba, Solo Banton, Princess Linn, Private Collection, True Identity, Joy Mack, Nereus Joseph, Wayne Lyrics, Lorenzo, Black Slate all performed on stage with either the wonderful Moa Anbessa Band or the Upper Cut band.

Backing singers were Sista Joseph, Chemina and Teacher Sabi

The event was compered by the productive Issac Natural with additional music supplied by Channel One Sound System.

All artiste performed a selection of either current tracks or ever popular tracks from their albums.

Video by Supremetv of Concious Radio

Photos by Gattaphoto (@gattaphoto)

view the rest of the pictures in the events  page

Paraylmpics: Festival of the Flame

The Paralympics closing ceremony celebrates the exuberant spirit of festivals and the circle of the seasons.

Windstorm: Horn blowers signal the wind is coming the dreamers awaken to protect, as a storm is on the way.

Raising the Flag: This segment honours servicemen & women.

Heart of Many Nations: As the flags of 164 participating nations enter the stadium, as Mackenzie delivers a speech (mesmerizing, spellbinding speech) from atop the sundial stage.

Truck invasion: As circle patterns are burnt into the ground (arghhh, harming mother earth) a motorcade of amazing trucks invade the stadium to entrancing music by David Arnold.

Spirit of the Games: Dr Whang Youn Dai, tireless champion of the olympic movement presents two awards to athletes. Then recognition is given to the games maker volunteers by six newly elected members of the IPC Athlete’s council.

Autumn: Coldplay open their set which travels through the seasons, as they entertain the crowd with ‘us against the world’, ‘yellow’, ‘up in flames’ and ‘paradise’

Winter: Blue painted warriors appear alongside the snow queen as Coldplay perform ’42’, ‘god put a smile on your face’

Spring: Rihanna enters singing ‘princess of china’ after coldplay signal spring is here with ‘clocks’ and ‘charlie brown’.

Summer: Coldplay perform ‘strawberry swing’ with the British Paraorchestra before Coldplay & Rihanna sing ‘we found love’ as summer is introduced by a festival dance signalling ‘viva la vida’

Alo Rio: The Paralympic handover ceremony to Brazil, Rio.

Joy: The Rio 2016 begins with popstars and ‘dance battles’ among disabled and non-disabled dancers.

The Final Flame: President of the International Paralympic committee, Sir Philip Craven and Chief of London 2012 Organising Committee, Lord Sebastian Coe say farewell before the cauldron is extinguished and then Coldplay is joined by Jay-Z & Rihanna ‘run this town’

Finale: Coldplay perform ‘the scientist’, then the evenings cast join Coldplay for ‘every teardrop is a waterfall’

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Live Wednesdays + 27th June

Home B4 Midnight presents

Live Wednesdays: Each Wednesday an amazing event featuring a roster of talent in Poetry, Singing, Comedy and Live Music.

Photographs from 27th June 2012

Garwe (band), Farooz, Lea Rogers, Shabba and Toju.

Live Wednesdays is a weekly entertainment night held at the Nomad Bar in Old Street, 58 Old Street
EC1V 9AJ, London.  Every week the event features a different line up and mix of live band, solo singers, musicians, poets, comedians and solo artists.  The event also encourages members of the audience to take part in open mic jamming sessions.

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