Happy Streets Festival: Carey Gardens Green

Happy Streets is a FREE one-day festival for all the family across various venues around Nine Elms including live music, circus, crafts and activities, pizza-making and outdoor live performances. The festival is mainly outdoors and will adhere to Covid-secure Government guidance.






On the Green

12-2.30pm: Cloudscapes experience by Gobbledegook (drop-in, each experience lasts approx. 25 mins)

2.40-2.55pm: Battersea Society bitesize local history talk by Jeanne Rathbone

3-6pm: Cloudscapes experience by Gobbledegook

At the Mural

2-2.15pm: Muralist Brian Barnes gives a bitesize local history talk

About the artists

Cloudscapes by Gobbledegook

CLOUDSCAPES is a duologue for performer and clouds in an outdoor auditorium — a cloud-gazing area. Whilst a performer tells stories of her relationship with the troposphere, audiences are encouraged to look up and contemplate the mutability of clouds, as well as the mutability of humanity. 

Cloudscapes is a very personal, human-scale work about clouds, with a focus on the role of clouds in climate change. It premiered at the Inside Out Dorset Festival in September 2016 on the dramatic coastal site of Hengistbury Head.

Gobbledegook make innovative, cross-artform work for unusual places. With theatre at its core, their live performance, music, and installation work is frequently inspired by Earth Sciences, and almost always takes place outdoors. 

Performances are suitable for all ages.

The Battersea Society

Battersea Society members are local residents and former residents, businesses and even visitors who fell in love with this vibrant part of South West London. Through their work they investigate and honour Battersea’s rich heritage, promote and protect open spaces, and ensure community is at the heart of development across the historic borough.

About Brian Barnes

Brian Barnes has been painting murals around South London for over 40 years. 

Carey Gardens Happy Streets Map

See the full Happy Streets festival programme.

Carey Gardens Green, SW8 4HL

Nearest train/tube:
Vauxhall, Queenstown Road, Battersea Park

Event date: 10/07/2021
Open from 12:00 to 18:00

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