One Big Multicultural Festival
with added Peppery music on the main stage
feat. Lokkhi Terra & Kadaushe Matimba's Harare
This year's festival - presented by the Bangladeshi Support Centre http://www.bscentre.org.uk - features music programmed by Peppery, including Lokkhi Terra ("probably the world's best afrobeat-Cuban-Bangladeshi group" - Songlines); Zimbabwean band Harare - led by ex Bhundu Boy Kadaushe Matimba - who combine urban Jit-Jive with hypnotic mbira polyrhythms; and London based rappers Tazzz and Raxstar. The festival also has a full programme of music and dance, world food, 5 a side football and kabbadi, cultural and heritage displays, market bazaar, kid's activities etc etc.