7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
On lower deck
April is here and with it not only Spring but also the most iconic Flamenco Celebration and in all of Spain: La Feria de Abril! And the very good news is that we are bringing the feria to you, here in London!
La Feria de Abril is a wonderful event taking place in Seville two weeks after Easter. Each April, the city shrugs off Lent with an explosive week-long fiesta where no one can remain a spectator for long. What began in the mid-19th century as a cattle fair has developed over the years into a spectacular six-day extravaganza, when the entire city devotes itself to the pursuit of music and dance 24 hours a day. La Feria gathers every year more than 1,000 striped “casetas” (party tents), endless strings of multicoloured paper lanterns and brilliant lights amid a cacophony of passionate “Sevillanas”.
In collaboration with internationally renowned, London based Flamenco dancer and performer María Vega, we are bringing all this magic to you, and what better place to do this that at Battersea Barge, an atmospheric barge overlooking The Thames, only moments from Vauxhall Station.