One Borough Festival

Parsloes Park

23 July 2022

11am to 9.30pm

Parsloes Park

Free event – no tickets required. 

Part of the Summer of festivals’ Weekender

Our free family music and arts festival is back and promises to be even bigger and better. Brought to you in partnership with Love Music Hate Racism celebrating their 20th anniversary and our local cultural partners.

Thrilling entertainment, dance, street theatre, family fun, and more – we have something for all the family as we pay homage to the Dagenham Town Show, which celebrates 70 years since it’s first show! Reminisce the Dagenham Town Show with stories and talks with Talk of the Town Show with Matty May. 

One Borough Festival is one of the key events in our Summer of festivals’ events programme, and back for a seventh year.

Attractions and activities:

  • Stage celebrating 20 years of Love Music Hate Racism
  • Town Show Takeover Arena with high adrenaline acts 
  • Jump About Arena with dance, live acts and djs 
  • The Playground with family shows and creative workshops 
  • Tearoom with live music 
  • Blair Peach Tent brought you by Love Music Hate Racism 
  • Stalls including crafters, local businesses and voluntary organisations  
  • Rides and inflatables 
  • The PartyBox Craft Marquee
  • Street food and licensed bar


Parsloes Park is a 58 hectare public park in Dagenham in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is owned and managed by the borough council. A small area opposite the Wren Road entrance is managed for wildlife and designated as a Local Nature Reserve called Parsloes Park Squatts.