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Underbelly Festival Southbank 2019

Comedy, circus and cabaret all summer on the south bank of the Thames river

Underbelly Festival Southbank in London 2020 - Best Time
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Every summer Underbelly Festival brings music and entertainment to the Southbank in the heart of London. From early April till late September, Underbelly Festival Southbank showcases comedy, cabaret, circus, and family entertainment. Visitors can also enjoy international street food at free-to-enter festival's grounds and have a drink in one of the largest outdoor bars on the banks of the Thames.

Underbelly Festival Southbank in London - Best Season 2020

Among the biggest highlights of the festival in previous years was an Ethiopian circus troupe Circus Abyssinia with show Ethiopian Dreams; SOAP, a fun show combining water with acrobatics; Elixir circus; and Circolombia’s concert show. A wide range of shows is specially designed for children, like Metta’s Little Mermaid—The Circus Sensation, or The Amazing Bubble Man.

Comedy part featured such top performers as Katy Brand, James Acaster, Sara Pascoe, Nina Conti, Ruby Wax, Danny Bhoy, Stephen K. Amos, and Gina Yasher.

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