Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop ’15

Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop is back!

First launched in March 2013, the Pop Shop was conceived and is produced by Kate Scanlan of Scanner’s Inc. The Pop Shop is a festival of hip hop culture that transforms empty spaces in local communities.

Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop is taking place from 11-16 August 2015 at Londonewcastle Project Space. Full programme to be announced shortly. To get the most up to date information join our mailing list, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Featuring the world renowned Popin’ Pete (Electric Boogloos, USA), DJ Biznizz (Tha En4cers, UK), artwork by Mr Dane (Vop Stars), Poppers Dickson Mbi (Fiya House Crew, UK) and Vicky ‘Skytilz’ Mantey (Boy Blue Entertainment, UK).  Guest DJs Big Ted and Sarah Love and guest performances to be announced.

Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop is all about having fun as a community, learning and sharing the love we all share of music and dance.

This year we are doing Street Impact lead-in events in Plymouth with Street Factory Studios and in Leeds with Speak to the Streets. We are also working with Unite the Scene in Nottingham.

Films from last year by our Young Filmmaker commissions – Loi Xuan Ly made this film of Pete on the Pembury Estate

And Connor Wan captured Popin’ Pete’s humorous side with aPOPcalypse

Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop 2015 is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and from Leeds Inspire, Split Infinitive, Plymouth Dance, Street Factory Studios, Unite the Scene, Southbank Centre. It’s produced in association with Londonewcastle, East London Dance, Phoenix Dance Company, Unite the Scene, Street Factory Studios, Speak to the Streets, Hackney Council, Young Hackney, Rich Mix, Southbank Centre.

Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop is available for UK or international bookings. Get in touch to book or find out more by emailing kate@scannersinc.org