Fat Dog, Lynks, Being Dead, Plantoid, Special Interest for Wide Awake Festival 2024

Fat Dog, Lynks, Being Dead, Plantoid, and Special Interest have been added to London's Wide Awake Festival 2024.

They join the event in Brockwell Park on Saturday, May 25th which has also added a range of panels and workshops from notable political activists with hosts including Liv Winter, Woo, and hate zine.

Independent, anti-capitalist, ad-free publication hate zine hosts a zine fair from 12noon to 6pm. 

At 2pm, wellness platform Woo chairs a panel talk on reshaping what wellness and feeling good looks like to Gen Z and Gen Y.

Performer, activist and host of politically informed punk scratch night How To Catch A Pig Liv Wynter stages a discussion on being a DIY political artist in 2024 at 3pm, with speakers including Janey Starling, sad queers club and Toby Evans Jesra + The Snailman. 

Later in the afternoon, feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut will run a banner-making workshop expressing love and solidarity with the people of Gaza.

Gig Buddies cap off the early evening activities with a Club Soda Takeover at 5pm, welcoming South London's favourite learning disabled artists to the stage.

Wide Awake have also announced their partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières, the humanitarian medical care charity known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases.

Wide Awake headliners this year include King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Slowdive, Young Fathers, Squid, Ben UFO, Helena Hauff, Alice Glass, C.O.F.F.I.N, and Modeselektor.

For tickets and details go to wideawakelondon.co.uk.

Fat Dog, Lynks, Being Dead, Plantoid, Special Interest for Wide Awake Festival 2024