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The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South

Many a South East Londoner has heard these heartbreaking words from a cabbie: “Sorry mate, I don’t go south of the river.”

ONBlackheath exists to sweep aside any cross-Thames prejudices and celebrate this charming, thriving corner of London by hosting two days of amazing food, music and kids’ entertainment.

Designed to make sure every ticket holder, whatever their age, has an unforgettable time, ONBlackheath is the perfect festival to let your hair down at one last time before summer ends.

How it all began

How it all began

It all began, as good ideas should, after a few beers while listening to live music in a field. Out of that fine evening grew a shared goal to stage something on our doorstep which would celebrate this stunning part of London, showcase the best in local and international artists and offer an engaging, fun experience for young ticket holders.

Our dream was to create a weekend for discerning food and music lovers with bizarre yet wonderful fringe entertainment and a children’s area where kids can enjoy themselves in a safe and nourishing area.

Come and join us

Come and join us

Too often work, ever-present technology and even family life can sap the joy of living out of us. Let ONBlackheath put a spring back in your step as you discover (or rediscover) your passions on our weekend of inspirational entertainment.

We all have fond memories of going to music festivals when growing up and with ONBlackheath we are bringing the magic of a weekend of adventure to South East London. We’d love you to join us.