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Summer of Love Festival: The Art of Listening

24th July @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm BST

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Join us for the opening of the Summer of Love series at Effra Space! We are thrilled to present an evening of exquisite live music from exceptionally talented acts.

Featuring the sublime jazz sounds of Maitrikumara, Ben Crane and friends, the meditative melodies of London-based Japanese pianist Yucong, and other surprise guests. This event promises a unique blend of meditative ambiance and musical excellence in a Buddhist setting. 

The Summer of Love is an immersive festival that celebrates the intersection of art, beauty, and Buddhist practices. In the Buddhist tradition, art and beauty play pivotal roles in communicating higher values and refining our emotional sensitivity. Connecting with sublime states through these mediums helps us transcend self-centeredness.

During these events, we aim to create a special space where our community can gather and connect through music, which elevates consciousness and fosters a sense of unity.

All events will be on Wednesday evenings from 7.15-9.30pm at Effra Space.

Summer of Love 2024 Event Schedule

  • 24 July launch event – The Art of Listening – Music by Yuchong, Maitrikumara and Benjamin Crane
  • 31 July* – ¬†Sound Healing Journey – Gong Bath, Sitar Music and Meditation with Bex, Owain and Maitrinara. Get tickets here
  • 7 August – Deep Listening Session – Live Sound and Music by Sanghasiha and Akashamitra
  • 14 August* – Light Moves – Mindful Music and Dancing with Fred and Friends. Get tickets here
  • 21 August – Summer of Love Closing Ceremony – Ritual and Music with Maitrinita and Dharmasvara

*These events require a ticket, all other events are drop-in.


24th July
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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21 Effra Parade
Brixton, London SW2 1PX United Kingdom
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