As One In The Park 2013, London’s new LGBT festival is being held in Victoria Park, Hackney, London E9, on Bank Holiday Sunday, May 26 from noon to 11pm.
Presented by Orange Nation, As One In The Park is the first large-scale gay festival in London for over a decade, and brings the capital in line with other major European cities.
Victoria Park is firmly established as a prime festival site, already playing host to events including Field Day. As One In The Park takes place the day after Field Day and will be using their infrastructure and production crew.
Headlining is Albanian superstar Rita Ora who will be performing the three No 1 hits from her No 1 album; Hot Right Now, RIP, How We Do (Party) and others including her new single Radioactive.
There will be four large indoor arenas, five additional stages with over 100 artists, brands and DJs, which will be hosted by some of the world’s leading gay party brands.
Final lineup includes:
• Main Stage supported by GAYDAR & GAYDIO features Rita Ora, Katy B, Conor Maynard, Union J, Offer Nissim, with very special guest Holly Johnson and hosted by X-Factor finalist, Rylan
• The Circuit in association with Manhunt ARENA; presented by Matinee, We Party, The Week, Scream, Rapido; DJs: Lydia Sanz, Manuel de Diego, Jordi Lights, Paulo Pacheco, Pagano, Paul Heron, Ben Manson, Giangi Cappai, Fabio Luigi
• Best of British Arena hosted by Orange Nation, Orange, Beyond, Salvation, Wild Fruit, Aftershock; headlined by Roger Sanchez & Boy George (DJ set); live PA: Peyton; features: Steve Pitron, Gonzalo, D’Johnny, Fat Tony, Dulcie Danger, Nik Denton, Pier Morrocco.
• The Bearracuda Bears Arena features: HIFI Sean, Done and Dusted (Louis Lennon & Alan X), Micky Galliano and Paul Coals
• The FindHrr Girls Arena in association with G3 is headlined by Skin (DJ Set); features: Girl Action, Mint, Code, Girlie Circuit, Candy Bar, Short & Girlie, One Love, The Girls Next Door, L Fest, Planet London; DJs Nuria Scarp, Lil Jo, El Conchitas, Sista Cee, Lady Lola, Missy B; artists Heads.Hearts, Red & Pink, Girlesque, The Cut Outs, Jen Brister, Madge Hooks, Mae Martin, Hannah Brackenbury, Lara A King, Kosmic Kitchen
• Women’s Comedy Stage produced by Short & Girlie Show with Short & Girlie, Madge Hooks, Mae Martin, Hannah Brackenbury, Lara A King and Jen Brister.
• Popstarz band stand, supported by National Student Pride, with Tommy Turntables and El Conchitas
• Deelooded Soundsystem features: Jamie Head, Mike Dower, Rob Sykes, Jaime Ritchie, Maze & Masters, Frankel & Harper, hosted by Daniel Lismore
• The Madame JoJos Cabaret Village Green (supported by Eurocreme) The Joiners Arms, Sink The Pink, by Walt Utz is headlined by The Supreme Fabulettes and features: The Folly Mixtures Revue, Myra Dubois, Rose Garden, Sandra, Dusty O, Vicky Vivacious, Vanilla Lush, Maddison Lee; DJs: Tasty Tim, Lady Lloyd, Sam DMS, Matt Bogard, Miss
Peppermint, Sherry Vine; Rockaoke Bingo with Timberlina; burlesque beauties Liberty Sweet, Ooh La Lou & Bettsie Bon Bon; the fire-eating Angie Silva; Silver Summer Eve
• The Shadow Lounge VIP hosted by Gigolo and featuring DJs: Lee Harris, Zach Burns, MisWhite, Doug Silva, Marco Gee
• Ku Bar, Rupert Street & Comptons supported by Boyz, Prowler, G3 & Soho Gyms
A limited number of VIP tickets costing £75 are still available. Benefits include: Fast Track Entry • Complimentary Glass of Champagne • Entry to Shadow Lounge’s exclusive VIP area (behind the main stage) • VIP bar • Premium Spirits • Table Service • VIP Toilets
As One in The Park is on Bank Holiday Sunday May 26, noon–11pm, Victoria Park, Hackney, London E9 7DB. Nearest Tube/National rail: Mile End, Tickets £40, £75 VIP.
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