William Whyte gives an educated and insightful critique of public social spaces and they ways they are used, and could be improved. Made in 1980, THE SOCIAL LIFE OF SMALL URBAN SPACES CONTINUES TO BE A HIGHLY influential film in Architecture.
5pm | The underground carpark
PLAYTIME 1967, Dir. Jacques Tati, French with english subtitles
Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.
7pm | the underground car park
BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL 2010, Dir. Holly Morris, Anne bogart
In the radioactive Dead Zone surrounding Chernobyl’s Reactor No. 4, a defiant community of women scratches out an existence on some of the most toxic land on Earth. Why the film’s central characters chose to return after the disaster, defying the authorities and endangering their health, is a remarkable tale about the pull of home, the healing power of shaping one’s destiny and the subjective nature of risk.
7.45PM | The womens' workhouse
PHONE SWAP [pg] 2012, Dir. Kunle Afolayan
A nollywood classic - Award WINNING DIRECTOR Kunle Afolayan brings you a film that explores what happens when two people from different walks of life, SWiTch phones and have to tread in each others shoes
7.45pm | Cantrell field
london [U] 1994, Dir. Patrick KeilLer
Neither documentary nor fiction, London is more than either: a chronicle of a year in the life of England's capital through the eyes of Keiller's imaginary protagonist, Robinson, and the unnamed and unseen narrator and relayer of his insights, voiced by Paul Scofield.
7.45PM | Horse chestnut glade
RObinson in Space [PG] 1997, Dir. Patrick Keiller
Robinson is commissioned to investigate the unspecified "problem of England." The narrator describes his seven excursions, with the unseen Robinson, around the country.
10.15pm | Cantrell field
mustang  2016, Dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Turkish with english subtitles
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalised conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
10.15pm | the womens' workhouse
THe maskaradin' troubadours The Maskaradin' Troubadours play a mixture of Calypso and Carnival grooves. Bringing you classic numbers by the greats (Kitchener, De Leon, Sparrow) revamped with a modern sound and sensibility, guaranteed to get the party moving in a positive direction 1pm | THe Music Pavilion
HOME ENTERTAINMENT Drawing upon a palate of literary, artistic and sonic influences, Home Entertainment create primal, unrefined walls of sound adorned with jagged shards of English low life lyricism. 2.15pm | The music pavilion
DJ: SAM CAmPBELL A DJ set presenting a left-field soundscape made from the very traditional to the sharp edge of avant garde. Expect field recordings and post punk gospel. 3PM | THE MUSIC PAVILION
big joanie Big Joanie are Chardine, Steph and Estella, a black feminist punk band based in London. some say they're like The Ronettes filtered through 80s DIY and riot grrrl with a sprinkling of dashikis. 3.45pM | THE MUSIC PAVILION
Feral FIVE Electro-punk duo Feral Five make groundbreaking dance music. Featured on BBC Radio 6, they're Louder Than War #onestowatch 2017. They've played Picasso inspired tunes at the National Portrait Gallery and performed with a 3D printer at Music Tech Fest. 5PM | THE MUSIC PAVILION
KK SOUND ARCHIVE Born into the great line of Kouyate Griots in southern Senegal, Kadialy plays original songs inspired by his traditional repertoire in duo with multi-instrumentalist Fred Thomas, whose broad output ranges from Bach to jazz and contemporary classical compositions. 6.15Pm | THE MUSIC PAVILION
AflA SACKEY AND THE IRREVERENTS Ghanaian-born percussionist, vocalist & composer Afla Sackey Joins The Irreverents. together they combine an electrified sound with the stylistic templates of the greats of Funk, Afrobeat & New Orleans carnival music. 7.45pm | THe music pavilion
ELF KID lewisham's finest crosses the river, back to the home of grime, for the second year running. 10PM | THE SCAFFOLD YARD
BO NINGEN Enlightenment activists from far east psychedelic underground. Bo Ningen are from Tokyo, Gunmma, Tajimi, Nishinomiya but met in london. 'BEING PSYchedelic means to stand queitly / loudly in the middle of the interzone and stare at both sides at once'. 11.30pm | THE SCAFFOLD YARD
ARTS, SCIENCE & FAMILY FETE
FREE LUNCH FEAST FOR MILE-ENDERS
The Village feast join us for the yearly village feast with 500 of your nearest and dearest Mile End neighbours and park dwellers, sponsored by our friends in the land of glass and steel over at Canary Wharf and cooked in the community centre donated by East End Homes. 12pm | Horse chestnut glade
defending the wild city THis exhibition tells the story of tower hamlets cemetery park through stories of community protest and GUERRILLA GARDENING to protect a public wild space for the benefit of ecology, heritage and human health. all day | the octagonal chapel
POP UP STALLS
street market Local traders flog food and wares from noon til' night. Home comforts for all - from jollof rice to cotton underwear. all day | hamlets way
the Insect Circus The magical world of The Insect Circus invites the audience to forget reality and become immersed in the strange and beautiful world of insects. Beetles and grasshoppers, wasps and dragonflies, demonstrate their dexterity with great skill and humour. Presented using marionettes, the show breathes new life into the traditional techniques used in Victorian trick marionettes.
muddy play [all ages] 2.5 hrs Play that is downright dirty like the kind city kids aren't meant to have - Make the laundry worth doing and bring your kids along to hours of real fun - guaranteed to be the only part of their childhood they actually remember! 1pm | OUTDOOR CLASSROOM
Torch song karaoke [all ages] Join CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) to belt out your tunes that keep you afloat for a karaoke that is a matter of life and death. #whatsyourtorchsong All Day | Memorial Glade
WORKSHOP - FAMILY
In your face! [all ages] produce a unique digital self portrait using a creative drawing App on iPads. This enhanced ‘ selfie’ provides Finds the part of your public persona you didn't want to show and not the one you post on Instagram. Suitable for families and family portraits as well as individuals. ALL DAy | HORSE CHESTNUT GLADE
Kickabout [all ages] Mo shows Mile End how to play ball. Join a team and tackle the greatest players in the streets of Mile End for a kick around 1PM | Cantrell field
Paint catapulting [kids] Join artists Lovisa Lindstrom & Lizzie Prentis to catapult with colour and paint and bring to life the walls erected around the park with the slingshot method of painting your public park - developed over many years as an arts student and architect, respectively. 2pm | Horse chestnut glade
SCIENCE + ETHICS TALK
Who owns the air? WHO DOES? WE DON'T KNOW BUT THESE PEOPLE MIGHT. JOIN US IN A DISCUSSION WHERE CLIMATE SCIENTIST MEETS SOUND ARTIST IN THE MAGICAL CEMETERY PARK - A PLACE OF CLEAN AIR AND TREES AND ALSO ONE OF THE MAIN FLIGHT PATHS - AND BREATHE IT ALL IN WHILE IT'S STILL FREE. 2.30pm | the women's workhouse
Total eclipse of the head [all ages] crimping, curling and playing around with the most public (and private) part of your body - your hair! all day | HORSE CHESTNUT GLADE
Badminpong [all ages] Sit around in the far field (the one called Cantrell Field) and drink your festival beers and wines whilst whacking around a shuttlecock or ping pong ball in the most light-hearted of sports and most suitable to one handed playing. 3pm | CANTRELL FIELD
SCIENCE + ETHICS TALK
Who owns outer-space? THE AMERICANS? THE RUSSIANS? THE CHINESE? SHOULD THE RULES OF EARTH EXTEND BEYOND OUR PLANET? SHORT DOCUMENTARY 'ADRIFT' EXPLORES THE TROUBLING, BEAUTIFUL, DANGEROUS AND FASCINATING WORLD OF SPACE JUNK, FOLLOWED BY A TALK ABOUT WHAT LIES ABOVE US. 3.30pm | The OCtagonal Shelter
Marginalisation and Shame in New Confessional Literature What does the hype about Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle and Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick tell us about contemporary culture’s view on marginalisation, gender and shame? In this talk we shed light on these distinct and surprisingly similar literary projects, revealing their authors' most private and interior lives. Join CONTROVERSIAL Danish literature critic Mette Hoeg for a lively debate. 5pm | Night light
paint bombs and potatoes [kids] a workshop devoted to the simple potato and all it can be used for - make your own prints carved from the starchy flesh of this staple food more commonly made into crisps but also destined to make your creative juices flow even if they haven't for years, like an old lover made new and (more importantly) to entertain your little ones with its shapes and cheap thrills...... also includes paint bombs of various kinds. 4pm | Horse chestnut glade
THE FOURTH WALL A SOUND portrait OF the people, place, memories and experiences encountered in the communities of Mile End. a collaboration between artist Alinah Azadeh and The Mile End Community Project. produced by Gini Simpson, and sound mixing by David Thomas. ALL DAY | REBELS RETREAT
WAH Nails WAH started life in 2005 as a little London-based fanzine about girls in hip-hop, championing those that were contributing to the music and clothing scene and providing a space for a new wave of street smart feminism. WAH promise to ‘translate fashion trends into fingertip art’, having a WAH manicure is the most delightful experience and now one that can be had at Shuffle Festival. ALL DAY | Memorial glade
Light show This year illumination will be provided by artists Sophia Mitchell + Jordana Maisie, with our ongoing sponsorship from Panalux, to create an imaginative series of scenes throughout the streets and park. Maisie has made work for VOGUE and in 2014 was invited to The White House to design an installation for Michelle Obama, she currently works for world-renowned architecture studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro in New York City and collaborates with Sophia Mitchell a Lighting Designer and Interior Architect based between New York and London who works bringing a range of private and public buildings and urban settings to life through light. Come and see their beautiful creation and wander around from dark till midnight amoungst it. All evening | throughout the festival
massimo vitali Italian photographer Massimo Vitali has provided us with his work that captures the Architecture of leisure. In pools, marinas and public parks from his native Italy to Brazil, Vitali captures the ad-hoc structures that people create around themselves to establish an illusion of privacy and domestic space. Such structures can be as simple as a beach towel. A former photojournalist, since the early 1990s Vitali has been a devotee of what might be called ‘slow photography’, meticulously planning each image to produce a small number of perfectly set up shots. all evening | pond bar
Bat walk - 2.5hrs GATHER AROUND AT DUSK TO FIND THE TRACES AND ULTRASONIC CALLS OF THESE AMAZING MAMMALS THAT FLY AROUND US IN THEIR OWN FESTIVAL OF CONSUMING INSECTS EVERY NIGHT. LEARN ABOUT THEIR ECOLOGY AND HABITAT WITH BAT EXPERT AND PARK MANAGER KENNETH GREENWAY ON A WALK OF THE PARK THAT WILL LEAVE YOU MORE AWARE AND IN AWE OF THE TRUE STARS OF THE NIGHT. 7.30pm | MEET OUTSIDE THE SOANES CENTRE
night light At night time in a forest a moon-like light hovers above a large circular table. A table for giants. An intimate existing in a perpetual twilight - both private and public. The light will disperse evenly over the forest space allowing an almost day-light experience. The space will host two events; A discussion on night time urban space hosted by local self-organised school experiment Evening Class. www.evening-class.org/ .‘Bring your own dinner - BYOD - Open invite to bring your dinner and enjoy a public feasting after the discussion, all under cover of night and light. all evening | location to be revealed
Mermaid & the valve Matchstick Theatre, a new writing and original performance platform that take ideas, pitches and finished scripts from play- wrights, artists and performers and create site-specific pieces with new music and sound. They are a young experimental local group based in Mile End who return to Shuffle with their new work this year, doing shows across the park and in Canary Wharf's new Crossrail public garden. six EVENING performances | times tbc