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Fiesta de Mexico at Guildhall Yard, City of London

By Lara Mills

This weekend head into the heart of the city and experience the magic of Mexico, at the Fiesta de Mexico. From 26th – 28 July, the City of London’s Guildhall Yard will be swimming with the smells of fresh tacos and tequila, the sounds of Mestizo Folklore, and the sights of Lucha Libre and Mexican masked wrestler shows. Set against one of East London’s most historic settings, this free festival will celebrate the history and art of one of the world’s most diverse and creative countries. Throughout the weekend you can expect to see:

  • Expert tequila and mezcal workshops

  • Mestizo Folklore Group

  • A vast array of Mexican cuisine

  • Local London food traders

  • Mariachi, Las Adelitas — a five-piece all-female Mariachi band

  • Local Mexican produce

  • Atlachinolli Dance Group

  • Performance from Europe’s only Mexican Charro

  • Kid-friendly art, loitas card-making and basket weaving workshops

When? Friday 26 – Sunday 28 July 2019
Where? Guildhall Yard, London, ECA2 5AE
fiestademexico.com

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