Following the announcement of the Government’s road map for easing lockdown restrictions, Alexandra Park and Palace have announced the return of the Kaleidoscope Festival this Summer.

Taking place on the 24th July, Kaleidoscope Festival is set to feature performances from the likes of Groove Armada, Norman Jay MBE and House Gospel Choir who will now be joined by The Coral, whilst words and comedy features Irvine Welsh, Phil Wang, Sophie Duker.

First formed in 2018, the festival is a one day event that is set in the iconic grounds of Alexandra Palace and features music, comedy and family entertainment as well as plenty of places to buy food and drink.

Talking about bringing the festival Simon Fell, Kaleidoscope director said: “To say it’s been a tough last year is a massive understatement, but it’s great to have something to look forward to this summer. Kaleidoscope will provide everything you’d want from a festival experience, with loads of green space to explore, the Palace and world class music, comedy and entertainment, all here on one in day in London. To have Groove Armada headlining too, is the stuff summer dreams are made of. It is part of a packed programme we’re preparing at Ally Pally for when restrictions lift, so come and join the fun.”

The festival is being headlined by Groove Armada, who have released eight studio albums and best known for songs such as I See You Baby and Superstylin. Meanwhile, also part of the line up is psychedelic-indie-folk-rock band The Coral who is also known for songs such as Dreaming of You.

They will also be joined at the festival by House Gospel Choir, a House meets Gospel experience. World-respected DJ and co-founder of the legendary Good Times Sound System, Norman Jay MBE, will be another main stage highlight.

Meanwhile in terms of comedy, Kaleidoscope will once again be playing host to some of the biggest names in comedy including Phil Wang and Sophie Duker. Also taking the stage at Kaleidoscope is renowned Scottish playwright and author of Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh.

Kaleidoscope Fesitval will take place on the 24th July. Tickets start from £39.50 and are available to buy by visiting: https://kaleidoscope-festival.com/