On June 4th, counter-culture movement the Mutoid Waste Company returns to King’s Cross for PUNKX – a free festival celebrating 40 years of Punk.
Throughout the 90s, clubbers flocked to the abandoned Victorian warehouses and brick railway arches at King’s Cross for the legendary warehouse parties. PUNKX celebrates the experimental and creative scene that grew up at King’s Cross at that time.
Expect Punk-inspired performances, fire-breathing cars, live music and plenty of visual spectacle.
At West Handyside Canopy you can hit the punk makeover station, design T-shirts and album covers, and have a go at punk guitar hero.
On the main stage – performances from Static Kill and the Mutoid Waste Company, spoken word from Firm of Poets, and John Osborne will be playing records from “John Peel’s Shed”. Street food from Bish Bash Bangers, Luardo’s Burrito, Waffle On and more…
11am – 6pm family festival
6pm – 10.30pm evening party
Don’t miss The Story of Punk Clothing: From King’s Road to King’s Cross. An exhibition of the fashion that defined the look of Punk.
PUNKX is part of Punk London – 40 years of subversive culture | #punklondon
Images courtesy of Mutoid Waste Company