EFG London Jazz Festival presents Royal Docks Weekender 2019

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EFG London Jazz Festival presents Royal Docks Weekender 2019

The EFG London Jazz Festival is back this November, brightening this chilly month with ambitious and exciting shows that showcase the very best in jazz.

This year, we’re thrilled to be hosting a special festival-within-a-festival in the Royal Docks. On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November, the EFG London Jazz Festival are taking over spaces and venues around the Royal Docks for a weekend filled with live performances, installations, workshops, and more: the Royal Docks Weekender.

All of the weekend’s events are free, except Steam Down at Compressor House.

Programme, Saturday 23 November


Erica McKoy (DJ set)
2pm at The Good Hotel
The best in exciting and promising new music with inspiration from around the world.

Tomorrow's Warriors Takeover
3pm-7pm at The Crystal
Be the first to see the future stars of British jazz, performance collective Tomorrow’s Warriors.

PYJÆN
4pm at the Silver Building
PYJÆN is a band with its roots in improvised music, influenced by rock, electro, afrobeat.

Renato Paris
5pm at The Good Hotel
Renato Paris merges together soul, pop, rhythm and blues, jazz and funk music.

Steam Down + DJ Born Cheating
7pm at Compressor House
Steam Down jump off from the sonic springboard of Afrofuturism, grime and future soul, fused together with the fearless spontaneity of jazz. Book tickets.

Programme, Sunday 24 November


Jazz for Toddlers
11am and 12pm at The Crystal
Free, interactive musical sessions for toddlers and their parents, led by Juliet Kelly and Tony Kofi.

Collage Club Workshop
1pm at The Good Hotel
An all-ages session inspired by the king of collage, Matisse.

Baby Boogie
1pm at The Crystal
Family-friendly classics to dance along to with your little ones.

Luna Cohen and Thomas Seminar Ford
1pm at The Good Hotel
A Brazilian double-bill, presenting classic songs from the Samba and Bossa nova repertoire, as well as original music.

Urban Flames
4pm at The Crystal
Newham’s finest voices return after their stunning performances at Summer Stage.

Time & date

Sat 23-Sun 24 November 2019

Location

Various locations

For your visit

Art & Culture

Making Space: The People’s Plan

Large-scale artwork reproducing ‘The People’s Plan for the Royal Docks,’ a 1980s community-led project to oppose the airport.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Activities

The Quad Club & Spa

This spa, swimming pool and gym in the Crown Plaza Hotel offers calming treatments and classes.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Activities

Emirates Air Line

This cable car flying between the Royal Docks and North Greenwich offers panoramic views of the river.

Royal Victoria Dock
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