Contemporary Illustration Festival 10-12th July

4 days to go…

Step forward featured wall artists…
In addition to the 14 exhibition stands, we will be showcasing one-off psychedelic prints by a selection of our favourite illustrators and graphic designers. Exclusive to the festival, each print is in a limited run of 20. So hurry, once they have been snapped up, they are gone for good!
Keep you eyes peeled for the likes of…
Marcelina Amelia
Paul Blow
Sarah Boris
Yann Brien
Fly Chen
Yukai Du
Claudine O’Sullivan
Alex Jenkins
Joshua Marshall
Joel Millerchip
Saskia Pomerory
Samme Snow
Alexander Tait
Steve Thomas
Cassandra Yap
Live Street Art 
Taking to Hoxton Arches exterior wall on Friday 10th will be self-confessed artist, illustrator, street painter & street beer drinkerMalarko. Best known for his wacky animal characters and trippy acidic colour palette, Malarko will be creating a psychedelia inspired mural – exclusive to the Summer Festival. Watch Malarko in action and pick up some top graffiti tips.
Launch Party – Friday 10th July, 6-10pm
Kicking off festivities will be the celestial sights and sounds of DJ Jo Eakins, playing an all-vinyl pyschedelic rock and roll set accompanied with a liquid light show. Live music til late. Let’s dance!
Eats & Treats
Popping up in Hoxton Arches graffiti garden will be Ate Street Food and Hackney Lick.
Ate will be whipping up a selection of tasty brioche sliders, served with braised ox, BBQ pulled pork, Indian spiced lamb & paneer cheese – all out of a Citroen H Van.
Brace yourselves ice cream lovers! Artisan Italian gelato pioneers Hackney Lick will be serving traditionally made Italian gelato and sorbet. Think mouthwatering tantalising flavours with a psychedelic twist!
Refresh yourself at our summer bar with ice-cold beer, cider, Pimms, our very own UV Electric Kool-Aid Acid Punch and softies for the kids.
Book online and avoid the hustle and bustle.
General admisison £5 / Children under 12 go free.
Students get 50% off Friday ticekts with promotional code ‘cosmic’.
Book now!
Opening Times
Friday 10th: 2-10pm (Launch Party 6-10pm)
Saturday 11th: 12 noon – 8pm
Sunday 12th: 12 noon – 6pm
Pick up your cosmic shades at the door and join us for one hell of a trip!
The LIF Team

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