A crowd watching a stage at Ipswich Music Day


Saturday 13 July 2024

Christchurch Park

1pm - 7pm


Saturday 13 July 2024

Christchurch Park

1pm - 7pm


Enjoy live music and art from across the world! Global Rhythm is always a colourful and exciting celebration of worldwide culture. You are invited to enjoy an array of live music, art and food from across the world.

There’s also a full programme of workshops throughout the day, where you can experience music, dance and culture up-close and personal with some of the fantastic artists that perform at the festival.

At this banquet of musical delights, there will also be a funfair and food & craft stalls.

The producers Missile Sound, Arts La’Olam and Peppery Productions present three stages and a programme of free workshops which will feature fantastic music and dance from many nations and cultures including the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe.

The producers would like to thank funders Arts Council England and Essex Cultural Diversity Project, Production Partners Ipswich Borough Council, and supporters Ipswich & Colchester Museums, DanceEast, Suffolk Libraries, Martell Richards Dance, Karibu African Support Group, Ipswich Romanian Community as well as all the members of the Global Rhythm New Community Stage Committee.

Event line-up

Peppery Stage

AARTWORK | Performance 1.00pm

BALAMUC | Performance 2.15pm

HANK WANGFORD | Performance 3.30pm

MAROON TOWN | Performance 4.45pm

KANDA BONGO MAN | Performance 6.00pm

Missile Sound Stage

SOCA JAM with DADDY TURBO | Performance 1.00pm | FREE entry

REGGAE JAM with SKIPPA J MISSILE | Performance 2.00pm | FREE entry

TIPPA IRIE | Performance 3.00pm

DEEVINE | Performance 4.00pm

V.ROCKET INTERNATIONAL | Performance 5.00pm

ROSY MAY | Performance 6.00pm

LION I | Performance 6.15pm

CANDY DANCE IN THE PARK | Performance 6.50pm


Indian Marquee

AFRO DANCE with SEE YOUR LIFE | Performance 2.00pm

HIPHOP BOLLYWOOD with FLYTOEZ | Performance 5.00pm

Under Trees Percussion Park

ROMANIAN DANCE with ELENE & VASILE | Performance 3.00pm

Under Trees 2 Percussion Park

LEZIM with DANCE FOLKS | Performance 4.00pm

Percussion Park

CHINESE DRUMS with ACCE | Performance 1.00pm

STEEL PANS with TBONE | Performance 4.00pm


If you think your stall will make a great addition to the marketplace at Global Rhythm then we would love to hear from you. Please fill in the stallholder application form and send it to events@ipswich.gov.uk. Once received with relevant compliance, we will confirm your attendance.

Download the application form here.

Please note to be a stall holder you need the following compliance:

• Personal Liability Insurance (value up to 5 million)
• Risk Assessment of Activity

Christchurch Park