News: Hamburg Festival to return to London in September

Hamburg Festival is returning for a second year, bringing Londoners a taste of the German city.

Last year’s event brought a burst of music, tastes and culture from Hamburg to London and this year they look to build on the success, which saw a footfall of over 11,000.

On September 1st-2nd, Hamburg on Tour (organised by the Hamburg Convention Bureau) will be back and bringing along with it a fabulous one-of-a-kind pop up event.

Shoreditch will once again showcase this lively and vibrant city through food, art and live music.

Hamburg’s metropolitan region hosts over 100 lively festivals each year and with the opening of the iconic Elbphilharmonie Hamburg concert hall last year, the Hanseatic City is now more than ever a thriving music capital.

The free event has teamed up with a host of exciting Hamburg festivals including: Elbjazz, Wacken Open Air, Hurricane Festival and Reeperbahn Festival, all bringing a selection of their bands to the London stage for two days of great live music.

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The festivals range in music styles from rock and jazz to metal and alternative – bringing a taste of all musical genres for Londoners to enjoy.

Hamburg Festival will bring a taste of Hamburg to Londoners through its live music, eye-catching art installations and interactive programme of activities in-house and on the streets of London.

Foodies can enjoy an array of coffees from Speicherstadt Kaffeerösterei in a tasting, indulge in chocolate samples with Chocoversum, enjoy a beer tasting with Hamburg’s LÜTTE HÖÖG, and engage with live cooking demonstrations from the COOK UP Culinary Gallery for the chance to experience the true taste of Hamburg.

The visitors can furthermore experience the spectacular Elbphilharmonie Hamburg via a large interactive module at the event.

The event will take place at the Boiler House on Brick Lane from 10:00-23:00 on Saturday, September 1st, and 10:00-18:00 on Sunday, September 2nd.

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