The University of Westminster will be showcasing its students’ fresh talent as part of the Summer Streets Culture Club weekend on Sunday 26 July. Over 350,000 people are expected to pass by Regent Street as it goes traffic free for the day.
Westminster’s Faculty of Media, Arts and Design will represent the University for the culture weekend. Spectators will be able to enjoy performances by new and ground-breaking artists from the University’s world-leading music courses as they perform outside the Apple Store on Regent Street.
Performers will include Emmanuel Nwamadi, who appeared in BBC’s The Voice coming third in the live final; singer songwriter Zara Kershaw, whose summer single 'Souvenirs' shot straight to number 9 on the iTunes Electronic Chart, and artists Bela Takes Chase, Rosie Blackaller, Jarell, Tally Spear and Wyse, who are all shaping today’s music industry.
The University’s recently restored birthplace of British cinema, the Regent Street Cinema, will be showcasing a best in show selection of work from some of its internationally leading undergraduate and postgraduate courses in animation, contemporary media practice, fashion, film and photography.
The event is free with various activities and promotions taking place throughout the day.