Bloom Festivals at The Crossrail Place Roof Garden

Nestled at one end of The Crossrail Place Roof Garden is an intimate, informal 80 seat performance space. Each summer, in partnership with Canary Wharf Group, The Space delivers ‘Bloom’, a programme of festivals and performances. And this year, we are joining forces to help deliver 2019’s programme!

About Bloom Festivals

The Early and Late Bloom Festivals bring a wide variety of performances together in the stunning setting of the Roof Garden. The festivals run over 4 days and showcase local artists of all ages. Bloom features theatre, dance, music, spoken word and comedy.

This year, The Space have teamed up with us and we’re looking forward to welcoming artists and audience to the Bloom Festivals for the first time.

* Please note, tickets are FREE but should be booked in advance. Tickets for the Saturday and Sunday are bookable in 2/3 hour chunks. See The Space website to pre-book.


Early Bloom Line Up || Thursday 6 June – Sunday 9 June, 2019 (Free admission)

Thursday 6 June, 7pm – 9pm

Theatre and spoken word

Solo artist Jessica Mance performs Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? followed by the Space’s participatory theatre company, SpaceWorks, performing scenes from their recent directing course.


Friday 7 June, 7pm – 9pm

An evening of music curated by Poplar Union

Sonya Titus – soothing and earthy indie-rock

Anima Rising – voice/guitar and saxophone duo

LYN – autobiographical singer/songwriter

Dregas – indie-pop one-woman band

Tom Price Stephens – singer-songwriter


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Saturday 8 June, 10am – 5:10pm

A whole day of family entertainment

10am–12pm – Band for Life, Grace Mason sings pop, R and B and Motown covers + Polyanna Choir

12pm–2pm – George Green’s School with Trainers: a True Story + House of Talent & CM Sounds perform HOT spoken word and songs + Jessica Mance performs Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

2pm–4pm – Sustainable arts and crafts workshop from Sunny Jar Eco Hub + Moth Physical Theatre Sewer Life performance and workshop

4pm–5.10pm – Street Dance We Run This + performances from Spotlight Sounds.


Sunday 9 June, 11am – 4pm

Anything goes!

11am–1pm– Take part in some Laughter Yoga with Fabiola Della Gatta + enjoy music from Alex Hinson

1pm–4pm – Russian and Ukranian Folk Music from Zhensovet and Sunshine Choir + Cycle from Ideachor Performance Group + flute and guitar duo Nicola Tagoe and Ahmed Dickinson

Keep your eyes peeled for Late Bloom!

Late Bloom takes place on Thursday 29 August – Sunday 1 September. Full line up will be announced soon.

Visit The Space website to pre-order your tickets. If you have any questions, please get in touch.