On Saturday 23rd March 2024, join us at The Blue Market in Bermondsey for the return of the popular Castellers of London! This free event welcomes everyone to come and enjoy the mesmerizing display of building Castells, a unique Catalan tradition. While you’re here, shop, eat, drink, and have fun with family and friends. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to experience Catalan culture right here in Bermondsey!
Don’t miss the incredible display of building Castells, a ‘human tower’ performance by Castellers of London, and a chance to have a taste of Catalonia with the Calçots with romesco sauce.
The Catalan Castells (or human towers) dates back more than 200 years, with Castellers of London performing and promoting this tradition in London since 2015. They set up their training site in Bermondsey and performed in The Blue in previous years. This event is an opportunity to learn about the Castells and Catalan culture in Bermondsey and a chance to practice during the workshops.
At The Blue Market, you’ll find a diverse array of market stalls offering an exciting range of goods and treats. From mouthwatering food and refreshing drinks to unique crafts and fashionable finds, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a delicious snack, a one-of-a-kind gift, or the latest trends in fashion, our market has got you covered. Come explore the bustling stalls and discover the hidden gems waiting to be uncovered at The Blue Market!
12noon to 3.30pm / Meet the Castellers of London, try the Calçots, learn about Catalan culture in Bermondsey and enjoy free family activities.
1pm/ Castellers of London will start building castells (human towers)
How to get there:
- Buses: 1, 381, P12
- Underground: Bermondsey
- Train: South Bermondsey
- Overground: Canada Water
- Santander dock stations on Southwark Park Road and Clements Road
- Bicycles parking available.
Blue Bermondsey BID
“Blue Bermondsey BID is an independent, not-for-profit company funded and led by local businesses who activities are geared to provide services to our members whilst providing a unified voice on issues that concern the local business community. We work with the local stakeholders, residents, and visitors to help make The Blue in Bermondsey a better place to work, live and visit by funding many innovative initiatives and events.”
About Castellers of London
Castellers of London started in 2015 with the aim to give Londoners a chance to see and join in building Castells. We hold open rehearsals twice a week and organise special events, such as exhibitions and performances, while we keep an active social agenda. Everyone is welcome to join us.