Blue Bermondsey Music Galas in The Blue Market

Blue Bermondsey Music Galas in The Blue Market

Bermondsey | Music

Bermondsey Music Galas will be held at The Blue Market as a monthly event from 4th May between 1pm – 4pm on the first Saturday of each month until 7th September 2019

Working in unison with Blue Bermondsey BID, United St Saviours Charity and Southwark Council to present a series of Blue Market Music Galas. Last autumn, Stephen from Unity Music Arts Trust, held conversation with Russell Dryden from The Blue Bermondsey BID about any ideas to bring some live music cultural sparkle to The Blue Market on Saturdays and support this long established local market in South Bermondsey .

The Blue, as it’s known locally, has been a shopping area that goes back around 230 years. The current market place was built by Southwark Council circa 1972.

“I believe this historic square today has great potential to raise its cultural profile, attract a wider demographic, increase footfall and new investment.”

Stephen Pierre, UMAT

The Music Galas will feature a varied programme of acoustic acts , rock , blues, reggae ensembles and community choirs .

Blue Bermondsey Music Galas


Bermondsey Square Jazz Days

In addition to the Bermondsey Square Jazz Days, which will return twice monthly from Sunday 5th May between 1pm – 4pm.

United Music Arts Trust received support from Southwark Council Neighbourhood Funds and The Bermondsey Square Community Fund to bring these events back this summer. The Jazz Days will feature a mixed programme of , jazz, blues and beyond . Inviting a different ‘house band’ line up at each session and finishing the last hour set with a jam session of mixed with students , graduates and seasoned professionals.


Both The Bermondsey Square Jazz Days and Blue Market Music Galas are FREE public events promoting community engagement, staged between 1pm -4pm. Further information can be found at our website umat.org.uk/live music


About Unity Music Arts Trust

The Unity Music Arts Trust was founded by Stephen Pierre last year. It’s a small grass roots non profit community group. Their core aims are to promote live music, equality and creative talent . Last year they presented several fringe jazz events in Bermondsey Square , which were well supported and appreciated by many and they attracted musicians and the like minded from all over London.


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