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AND THIS IS HOW IT STARTS…

AND THIS IS HOW IT STARTS…

“Sorry mate, I don’t go south of the river”. A familiar cry to so many South East Londoners, it’s a cruel retort from a cabbie that dashes any hope of avoiding the night bus.
OnBlackheath throws scorn to any short sighted misgivings, and celebrates the true nature of our own very particular corner of London.
OnBlackheath is two days of unforgettable music, food and family entertainment in an inclusive atmosphere just south of the Thames. It’s the perfect antidote to the working week.

How it all began

How it all began

It all began, as good ideas should, after a few beers while listening to music in a field back in 2008. What grew out of that fine evening was a shared goal to stage something on our doorstep to celebrate this stunning part of London, a festival that could showcase the best in local and international artists, a very special food offering and an engaging, fun experience for younger ticket holders.

We wanted it to be a weekend for the discerning music and food lover with bizarre yet wonderful fringe entertainment and a safe and nourishing children’s area.

Come and join us

Come and join us

Let’s face it, technology, work and even families can be overwhelming so let OnBlackheath help you escape the ordinary and discover (or rediscover..) your passions and become a place to inspire your children.

Some of the best memories we had growing up were at music festivals and with OnBlackheath we hope to bring the magic of those adventures to South East London. We’d love you to join us.