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Southwark East Music Fest: Celebrating Asian Heritage through Traditional Music

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Southwark East Music Fest


Southwark East Music Fest is an extraordinary event celebrating the rich cultural heritage of East and Southeast Asia.

Date & time

Date:21 September 2023

Time:7pm to 9pm

Event Details

Address:Canada Water Library and Theatre
21 Surrey Quays Road

Post code:SE16 7AR

Tickets:£10 per person




Southwark East Music Fest is a momentous event that proudly celebrates the vibrant cultural tapestry of East and Southeast Asia.
This event is part of the third annual celebration of the newly formed UK East Asian and Southeast Asian Heritage Month.

Nestled in the heart of Southwark, a borough renowned for its rich cultural diversity and home to one of the largest East Asian communities in London, this event is a joyous ode to the heritage and traditions of these dynamic communities.

As the Southwark East Music Fest unveils its extraordinary lineup of musicians hailing from China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Tibet, Thailand, and Mongolia, we invite you to embark on a mesmerising journey through the melodies and rhythms of these captivating lands. Each artist represents the essence of their culture, offering a harmonious symphony that transcends borders and fosters a sense of unity among all.

With open arms, we welcome you to immerse yourself in this extraordinary celebration of culture and tradition. Mark your calendars for the 21st of September 2023 at Canada Water Theatre, and be a part of an event that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. Let us come together, celebrate, and harmonise with diversity—embracing Southwark East Music Fest as a testament to the strength of unity through music.


By Bus:There are several bus routes that pass near Canada Water Theatre. The nearest bus stop is Canada Water Bus Station, which is served by routes 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, and C10. From there, it's just a short walk to the theatre.

By Tube:Canada Water Tube Station is located on the Jubilee Line and the London Overground, making it easily accessible from various parts of London. Once you arrive at Canada Water Station, follow the signs to the theatre, which is just a few minutes' walk away.

By Train:If you're arriving by train, Canada Water is well-connected to various train services. The nearest National Rail station is Canada Water, served by London Overground services. From the station, follow the signs to the theatre, which is within walking distance.



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Canada Water Theatre is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience for all visitors. Here are some accessibility features and facilities available at the venue: Wheelchair Access: The theatre is wheelchair accessible, with step-free access and ramps at all necessary entry points. There are also dedicated spaces for wheelchair users within the auditorium. Accessible Toilets: The venue is equipped with accessible toilets that are designed to accommodate visitors with mobility challenges. Hearing Assistance: Canada Water Theatre offers hearing assistance systems for those with hearing impairments. Please inquire at the venue's information desk for more details. Guide and Assistance Dogs: Service animals, such as guide dogs, are welcome at the theatre. Please inform the staff upon arrival if you are accompanied by an assistance animal. Seating and Spaces: The theatre provides flexible seating options to accommodate various mobility requirements. If you have specific seating needs, feel free to contact the venue in advance to make arrangements. Visual Impairment: For visitors with visual impairments, there is accessible signage and staff members available to provide assistance during your visit. Parking: There are accessible parking spaces available for visitors with disabilities near the theatre entrance. Sensory-Friendly Performances: Some events may offer sensory-friendly performances to create a more inclusive experience for individuals with sensory sensitivities. Check the event schedule or contact the venue for more information. If you have any specific accessibility needs or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the venue in advance. Canada Water Theatre is dedicated to ensuring that everyone can enjoy the Southwark East Music Fest in a comfortable and inclusive environment.

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