Flaming Lips To Headline New Kaleidoscope Festival At Alexandra Palace

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Kaleidoscope Festival, Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace has announced Kaleidoscope, a new one-day festival this summer, and revealed the first 30 acts on the lineup.

Headlining Kaleidoscope’s outdoor stage at the iconic venue will be the appropriately psychedelic party-rockers The Flaming Lips. [Header photo: whittlz]

Elsewhere, there’ll be more live music from Ghostpoet, Mystery Jets, Beth Orton, The Go! Team, London African Gospel Choir presents Graceland, Beans on Toast, Xylaroo, Dat Brass and more, still to be announced.

DJs on the bill promise uplifting, party-inducing vibes: they include 2 Bears, Norman Jay MBE, Mike Pickering, Don Letts and Soho Radio.

Kaleidoscope Lineup London

There’ll be comedy and poetry from Dr John Cooper Clarke, Katherine Ryan, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, LDN Talks, Johnny & The Baptist, Bang Said The Gun and Mike Garry.

And finally there’ll be all sorts of interactive shenanigans from Hip Hop Karaoke, The Science Museum, Gorilla Circus, RIFT, Oh My God! It’s The Church, Tin Shed Theatre, The Glory and Molly Orange. Something for everyone, then.

Taking place on July 21, 2018, tickets for this family-friendly frolic are £40 for adults, £15 for 5-to-13s and free for under-5s. Pick yours up from their website.

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