Crystal Palace Park London


South Facing Festival returns to Crystal Palace Bowl in summer 2023!

Our critically-acclaimed, open-air concert series features a mix of high-profile artists across multiple genres.

Over the past two years the likes of London Grammar, The Streets, Jungle, Becky Hill, Dizzee Rascal, Supergrass, Richard Ashcroft, Max Richter and the English National Opera have taken to the South Facing stage for a series of unforgettable shows.

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The Crystal Palace Bowl – where the concerts take place – is an iconic South London venue with a rich musical tradition, stretching back more than 150 years!

The first-ever festival (celebrating the works of Handel) took place in 1857, while prior to South Facing it’s played host to special shows from the likes of…

Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Elton John, Lou Reed, Eric Clapton, The Pixies, Vera Lynn, the London Symphony Orchestra, The Cure, The Beach Boys, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Gil Scott Heron, Curtis Mayfield, Jimmy Cliff, Hawkwind and The Sex Pistols.

See you in the Bowl!