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Market Place Announces Week-long Festival To Celebrate Peckham’s Diverse Culture

From £35 Bottomless Brunches to free face painting for the kids, Peckham Festival has something for every member of the family to enjoy

  • £5 pints, £35 Bottomless Brunch and free pool tables available all week 

  • Football crazy? Win a year's supply of Asahi beer, with football quizzes taking place for Champions League final

  • Expect everything from tarot card readings and cocktail making to salsa classes and full day kids events 

The festival takes place 27th May - 1st June at Market Place Peckham 

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Football crazy? Looking for love? Or perhaps looking to entertain the kids this Spring half term? Look no further than Market Place Peckham, as it announces its week-long festival of show-stopping events. Perfect for energetic kids and football fanatics to salsa swingers and hopeless romantics. 

Dubbed ‘Peckham Festival’, London’s fastest-growing street food market has announced a non-stop festival of events that celebrate the local culture of South East London’s Peckham and everything that it has to offer the capital. Festivities are set to kick up a storm of creativity and help you enjoy the late May bank holiday weekend in style. 

Drinks deals

Kicking off just in time for May’s late bank holiday weekend, expect a week of top-notch cultural events complete with bottomless drinks for only £35 with top-quality street food, and unlimited free access to Market Place’s iconic bright yellow pool tables.

Half term happiness 

Looking to keep the children entertained for the spring half-term? Market Place’s family day is taking place on Monday 27th May, with a free kids disco, balloon artist and even a free magic show! If that wasn’t enough, parents can treat their little ones to a tasty meal deal for just £5.99.  

Have a little Picasso on your hands? Market Place will also host a drawing competition for little ones, with one lucky Van Gogh leaving with a £50 voucher for The Entertainer. 

A football fanatic’s fantasy 

Looking to catch the Champions League Finals with a twist? Saturday 1st June will see Market Place Peckham host the finals along with a football quiz before kick-off to get you in the mood. Come prepared with your ball knowledge and be in with the chance of winning a year’s supply of Asahi beer. Quiz not your bag? Have no fear as you can make the most of £5 draught beers – the perfect partner for watching the infamous finals on Market Place’s big screens.

Events for everyone

Other events during the week include tarot-based cocktail-making, salsa dancing courtesy of the iconic Rumba Latina dance group, as well as a full-day event dedicated to collecting food donations for the local community via the Peckham Soup Kitchen.

If a week of non-stop events has left you wanting more, you can spoil yourself to foods from around the world thanks to Market Place Peckham’s wide variety of street food vendors, including Annapurna Spice, Little Tokyo, Los Tacos, Mr Shwarma, Noodle Corner, Pepper Spice, Rokoto, Souvlaki & Chips and Tianjian Dumplings.

Fancy a tipple instead? Make your way to the Market Place bar or treat yourself to a delicious drink from Bola Bola Boba.

Holly Hilton, Marketing Director of Market Place, said: “At the heart of everything we do is our local community, and our latest roster of events celebrates everything Peckham.

“As a cultural hotspot where you can do everything from exploring local street art and international cuisines to enjoying locally crafted drinks and music from across the globe, our very own Peckham Festival brings to life everything that makes this part of the city so special.

“Through a non-stop roster of events, we hope to bring a week of fun for everyone, as well as giving back to the community via our partnership with the great people at Peckham Soup Kitchen.”

Full Schedule for Market Place’s Peckham Festival

  • Monday 27th May: Family Day will see FREE a magic show, kids disco, face painting and a balloon artist to keep the children entertained. A competition for children to draw a menu of their favourite foods will also be taking place and children could be in with a chance of winning a £50 voucher for toy store, The Entertainer. (Entrants must be 8 years old or below.) Kids' meals will also be available all day - starting at £5.99. 

  • Tuesday 28th May: In support of World Hunger Day, Market Place will be collecting food for Peckham Soup Kitchen all day. Fancy an evening getting your Monet on? Exchange your food donation for a canvas and paints for our ‘sip and paint’ event from 4pm - 6pm. Look for a midday chill? Donate and stop by for a £5 pint while helping the local community. 

  • Wednesday 29th May: Hump Day Happy Hour will see £5 pints on offer, as well as free games of pool all day to help you get over those hump day blues. Why not treat yourself and group of friends to bottomless brunch for £35, including two hours of unlimited drinks and food.

  • Thursday 30th May: With two events taking place, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From 5pm to 7:30pm reveal your inner self through tarot reading followed by a cocktail-making class where you can make a tarot-inspired cocktail. From 7:30pm onwards, relationship expert Sachmos will be giving a talk on how to make the most of your relationships with a community-based panel. Tickets can be purchased here.

  • Saturday 1st June: Finish the week off with a bang and celebrate the Champions League final. With a sports quiz taking place before kick-off and the chance to win a year’s supply of Asahi, it’s the perfect way to finish a busy week. The game will be up on the big screens and £5 pints will be available all day. Tickets can be purchased here.


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