Chrisp Street Market’s Festival of Britain roots celebrated at Swing East Festival

Over 4,000 people Swung on down to Chrisp Street Market, Poplar E14 on Sunday 21st July 2019 for a day of Blues, Swing and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Swing East festival has now been running for five consecutive years.


Poplar showed off its Killer Diller Thrills with live music, dancing, vintage cars, a vintage market, food and drinks. All generations enjoyed the family day out at the East End’s premier Jump and Jive Jamboree as Chrisp Street Market flew back in time to its 1950’s Festival of Britain roots.

Live music acts include King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, The Metrotones, Lynette Morgan & the Backwater Valley Boys and Natty Congeroo & the Flames of Rhythm. DJs Nel Raiser, VooDoo Doll and Mr Jinx kept the party pumping into the evening. Kids enjoyed face painting, ice cream and joining in the boogieing.