Inaugural As One in the Park Festival Announced

Hannah Wants

For one day only this summer, the inaugural As One Festival celebrates the LGBTQ+ community by uniting for a super affordable day of pride, diversity, and festivities on Sunday 21st July at Walpole Park in Ealing, West London.

With a special focus on supporting local talent and grassroots culture, the As One Festival showcases some of the brightest up-and-coming musical and artistic stars from the London LGBTQ+ scene across 4 stages and a VIP Area.

And all for a super reasonable £20 ticket price to keep in line with the current Cost of Living crisis. The As One Festival team aim to make the festival as accessible as possible to EVERYONE who wants to come along. Tickets here:

Heading up Main Stage festivities is the self-taught turntablist & global star Hannah Wants, who’s just released her new single “Cure My Desire” ahead of a US tour. With standout shows at Coachella, Miami Music Week, EDC Vegas, Avant Gardener (NYC) and Shambhala (Canada), Hannah is an international headliner who knows how to get the party started.

Known for her deep, tech and rolling, bass-driven sounds, with an ability to combine classic influences, Hannah has headed up events at Printworks (2023 season), Parklife Festival, and BBC Radio 1’s Ibiza event. As well as being one of Defected Records A List artists, she also has her own imprint, Etiquette. Hannah also created the soundtrack for Chantelle Cameron’s 2023 World Title fight against Katie Taylor, one of the biggest boxing fights in women’s history of the sport.

Joining her is Absolute bringing his ‘big neon energy” to the Main Stage, and best known for his Remix of Kylie’s anthem-of-the-decade “Padam Padam”. His high-octane musical style has seen him headline False Idols at Drumsheds,  Dalston Superstore, Bristol’s Club Love as well as recording a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix Live from Glastonbury.

Busy with production, he recorded “Fashion Nympho” with Bimini, has worked as Musical Director for Jack Irving at London Fashion Week and was one of 3 artists invited to soundtrack the immersive Mixmag Pride exhibition at the Outernet with a ten-minute recorded set for the big screens. Hosted throughout June 2023, with a footfall of 108,000 people per week.

Danny Beard (They/Them) is the season four champion of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, where they broke records as the first bearded Queen from all franchises across the world, to win. Whether it’s heading up his BBC Radio 1show or his weekly LGBTQ+ podcast, The Gossip Gays; they created “The After Shave with Danny Beard “ for BBC Three as their winners show which was the first spin-off from RuPaul’s Drag Race UK as well as enjoying a returning cameo role in tv series, Hollyoaks. A multi-talented performer who’s set to bring his club kid aesthetic with old school drag performance mix to As One Festival. It’s all about the werk, the lewks, gags and shade… As Graham Norton says ‘High-fashion, hilarious and hairy! What’s not to love’ .

Sprinkling magic on the festivities alongside Danny is fellow Ru Paul Drag Race UK star, Baga Chipz, and flanked by some of the most alluring new artists on the scene including Amy Laqueefa, Brandy X, Chantelle Ayanna, El Conchitas, Flesh And Bones, Not Just That Jade, Pork Elizabeth Pie, Silverhook, Smiley Vyrus, Son Of A Tutu and Ysheblack.