Soul in the City 2012 Festival Programme

Wow, what a line up! This year's Soul in the City at St Mary's is the biggest yet. Unless stated, all events take place at St Mary's Church, Upper Street, Islington N1 2TX and are for all ages.

Every day, Tuesday 5 June to Saturday 9 June 2012



Tuesday 5 June 2012



Wednesday 6 June 2012



Thursday 7 June 2012



Friday 8 June 2012


  • 10:30am Almeida Theatre Play in a Day Workshops for youth (8-10 years and 11-15 years)
  • 11:00am to 5:00pm Free Forecourt Cafe  
  • 1:00pm and 2:00pm 15 minute church
  • 4:00pm Almeida Theatre Play in a Day performance on the Almeida Theatre Stage, Almeida Street
  • 6:30pm Godfrey's Sausage Sizzle
  • 7:00 to 9:00pm Upper Street's Got Talent Show, with judges from Sky TV, The Almeida Theatre, Singer/songwriters Shelley Nelson and Rory Malone
  • 9:00pm Talent Show awards
  • 9:00pm Photography Competition awards

Saturday 9 June 2012


  • 11:00am to 5:00pm Free Forecourt Cafe  
  • 12:30pm Opening Ceremony for St Mary's Family Fun Day
  • 12:30pm Amberleigh Drum and Dance
  • 1:00pm Classical Concert
  • 1:00pm to 4pm - Stalls and fun including Arts and Crafts, Arsenal Penalty Shoot-out, Sumo Wrestling / Bouncy Castle / Slide, Dr Bike free bike servicing and small repairs, free massages from Neal's Yard, Table tennis, Face painting, Girl Guiding and Scouting Activities, Garden Jenga, Nail bar, Little Angel Theatre puppet making, Celebrity magician Josh Brett, Free DVD and Book stall.
  • 2:00pm to 2:30pm Swing Dancing Lessons
  • 3:00pm to 3:30pm Swing Dancing Lessons
  • 3:15pm 15 minute church

Sunday 10 June 2012


  • 11:00am Service of Celebration