International Busking Day in Wembley Park

DATE 

21 JULY
12-8PM

WHERE 

PRICE

FREE

International Busking Day is Saturday 21 July 2018. Now on its fourth year, the Mayor of London’s supported festival will relocate from Trafalgar Square into its new home, Wembley Park. As part of the festival, the GLA’s Busk in London team will be running a programme of festival events from midday – 8 p.m. 

Performers across 6 continents will be expected to take part in this year’s International Busking Day – from Sydney to Reykjavik, Tokyo to Rio. Wembley Park will be filled with music, magic, comedy, physical theatre, living statues and dance. 

So, come down and enjoy a free day of music, street food and performances as international artists take over Wembley Park for the day. Summer’s here and the time is right to get ready and busk a move. 

GET INVOLVED

 – Get out there and do your thing whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned pro. Upload a photo or video of your performance to social media on the day using  #InternationalBuskingDay. 

 – The GLA Busk in London team will repost and share throughout the day.

 – Support local talent. Let us know about any buskers you’ve seen on your travels. If they made your day brighter, show your support by tipping them. 

 – Email GLA at info@buskinlondon.com if you want to tell us where you plan to be. We’ll put you on the map and send you an International Busking Day T-shirt and stickers to get creative with. 

And remember if you really like a a performer share the love on social using #wembleypark #summerofplay and #internationalBuskingDay

GET HERE EARLY AND RELAX

Get here early and grab a bite to eat from the London Designer Outlet. With over 20 restaurants and bars you will be spoilt for choice. If that’s not enough to keep you entertained,  do some shopping  at one of the 50 outlet stores where you can get up to 70% off high street prices!

FINDING ARENA SQUARE

 BY TUBE 

Wembley Park is easy to reach from central London with three tube lines and an overland line. The Jubilee Line offers access to Bond Street in 19 minutes from Wembley Park Station. The Metropolitan Line has fewer stops to reach Wembley Park Station, and many people swap onto it at Baker Street or Finchley Road. The journey time from Baker Street to Wembley Park Station is 12 minutes. The Bakerloo Underground Line is accessed from Wembley Central Station, offering access to Paddington, Charing Cross and Waterloo. The London Overground Line also runs from Wembley Central Station and gets you to Clapham Junction in 22 minutes.

 

BY CAR


Wembley Park has over 3,000 secure car parking spaces. Wembley Park’s official marshalled car parks are all close to Wembley Park’s iconic venues. The nearest car park to the SSE Arena Wembley is the Gold Car park

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