Hackney Wicked 2011 large crowd

Hackney WickED 2011: a view of the flea market and main stage from the platform at Hackney Wick station. Photograph: Tim Sullivan

Hackney WickED is to hold a mini-festival at Red Market in Shoreditch on 25 and 26 August during the bank holiday weekend.

As the Olympics moved in, the annual arts festival was obliged to move out of its usual Wick location and switch from a three-day format to a year-long programme of arts events.

The Red Market weekend will include installations, film, performance and debate, as well as sand castles and ice cream.

Organiser Laura May Lewis says: “Hackney WickED remains dedicated to providing a platform for artists to showcase work alongside established and international names. Hackney WickED continues to evolve, adapting to the changing social & built environment whilst remaining a dynamic force for promoting local culture”.

Now in its fifth year, Hackney WickED is designed to provide a platform for artists to showcase work alongside established and international names.

For more go to Hackney WickED.

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