Kaleidoscope Festival returns to Ally Pally this July

The event returns to Ally Pally on 13th July with a packed programme featuring the customary mix of live music, DJs and comedy

Alexandra Palace has announced its full line-up for Kaleidoscope Festival 2024.

Returning to Ally Pally on Saturday, 13th July, the packed programme features the customary mix of live music, DJs and comedy, ready to entertain thousands, outside and inside, at London’s most beautiful festival site.

Ministry of Sound Classical will headline the Hilltop Stage this year. The 30-piece London Concert Orchestra re-imagines some of the greatest dance music of all-time, on an epic scale. Performing dance floor-filling hits including The Chemical Brothers’ Hey Boy Hey
, Faithless’ Insomnia, Fatboy Slim’s Right Here, Right Now and many more, the orchestra will be accompanied by a dazzling laser show to create a euphoric climax to the day.

Double Grammy Award-winning and five-time Brit award-nominated legends Soul II Soul will be bringing an iconic set, featuring all the classics, to the rolling hills of Ally Pally. Indie party starters The Go! Team will shower revellers with their joyful sound, spoken word and
hip-hop artist Antony Szmierek brings poems to dance to and there’s a soulful set from Huey Morgan of Fun Lovin Criminals and BBC 6Music fame, in one of his first appearances since returning to performing with a live band.

The sound of summer continues as eclectic selectors including Mr Scruff, Ally Pally local Erol Alkan, electronic duo X-Press 2 and garage legends Artful Dodger take over the DJ decks on the Cloud 10 Stage.

For comedy fans, the Fringe Stage offers quality belly laughs and variety from Simon Amstell, irreverent in-conversation with actor, adventurer and raconteur Brian Blessed, plus Sophie Duker, Amir Shah and Chloe Petts.

All this, plus a dedicated family area – a mini festival in itself – featuring pop-up arts, circus and theatre, as well as the Bandstand Stage, featuring eclectic live musical treasures. Simon Fell, Kaleidoscope director commented: “It’s brilliant to be back with Kaleidoscope,
the centrepiece of summer at Ally Pally.

“We’ve got a line-up just perfect for a London summertime and with our stages set against panoramic views across the whole city, plus the chance to explore the palace too, we are serving up a festival location like no other. Join us to laugh, sing and dance – we can’t wait to welcome you up here.”

Now in its fifth year, Kaleidoscope has become a staple in the UK festival calendar. With a backdrop that takes in sweeping views across London, acres of parkland to explore, plus access to some of the hidden corners of the iconic Alexandra Palace site, for fans, families
and fun-seekers, Kaleidoscope is hard to beat.

Tickets for Kaleidoscope are on sale now. For more information:

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