Planned events for Fitzrovia Festival 2016

Provisional dates for Fitzrovia Festival 2016 are: Saturday 18 to Saturday 25 June.

Street scene in Fitzrovia, London, 1970s or 1980s.Planned events included an exhibition of old photographs, books about the neighbourhood, and a series of guided walks exploring the the past present and future of the neighbourhood and what’s left of it.

“London…. A grim, yet burdened and plaintive sound — the dim roar of traffic in the Tottenham Court Road — the far thunder of trams where the Hampstead Road began — the yelling of children in Warren Street near by….” (The Midnight Bell, by Patrick Hamilton).

Fitzrovia Festival is a non-commercial celebration of the neighbourhood’s life and history through literature, exhibitions, guided walks and other community events. The first Fitzrovia Festival was held in June 1973.

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