Katy B Launches The Kopparberg Urban Forest With An Electric Live Performance

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Stars head east for the launch of the 

Kopparberg Urban Forest in Hackney Wick 

Thursday 11th June: Last night, stars from the world of fashion, showbiz and music including Laura Whitmore, Jaime Winstone, and Lilah Parsons attended the launch night of the Kopparberg Urban Forest, headlined by Katy B.

Kicking off a series of performances at festivals across the UK this summer, Katy B’s electric live performance included the hits Crying For No Reason, Lights On and as special mix-up of Show Me Love. Warming up the crowd beforehand was J.E.T with their blend of Motown flavoured soulful pop.

Celebrity guests at the launch included Laura Whitmore, Jaime Winstone, Miquita Oliver,  Zara Martin, Lilah Parsons, Billy Huxley, Chris Perceval, Kat Shoob, Hackney-born rapper Mikill Pane and AJ Odudu.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Katy B performs at the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a free festival running for five weeks in Hackney Wick, on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Katy B
Photo by David M. Benett

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Katy B performs at the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a free festival running for five weeks in Hackney Wick, on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Katy B

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Jaime Winstone enjoying a refreshing Kopparberg Cider at the launch of the Kopparberg Urban Forest on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Jaime Winstone
Photo by David M. Benett

Jaime Winston revealed she forgot her glam shoes to change into and embraced her inner hipster in her Dr Martens.

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Miquita Oliver and Jaime Winston

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Billy Huxley enjoying a refreshing Kopparberg Cider at the launch of the Kopparberg Urban Forest on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Billy Huxley
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Billy Huxley enjoying a refreshing Kopparberg Cider at the launch of the Kopparberg Urban Forest on June 10

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Laura Whitmore enjoys the mystery of the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a free festival running for five weeks in Hackney Wick, on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Laura Whitmore
Photo by David M. Benett

Laura Whitmore embraced the forest vibes with a floral dress from Topshop Unique, shoes from Malone Souliers and a Louis Vuitton Bag

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Lilah Parsons enjoys the mystery of the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a free festival running for five weeks in Hackney Wick, on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Lilah Parsons
Photo by David M. Benett

In-between dancing to Katy B, Lilah Parsons spent her night instagramming pictures of the twinkling lights of the Swedish forest

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Chris Perceval and Mikill Pane enjoy the mystery of the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a free festival running for five weeks in Hackney Wick, on June 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Kopparberg Urban Forest) *** Local Caption *** Chris Perceval; Mikill Pane
Photo by David M. Benett

Chris Perceval and Mikill Pane enjoying a refreshing Kopparberg Cider at the launch of the Kopparberg Urban Forest.

Fuelling the party, celebrities sipped on Kopparberg and enjoyed canapés such as Swedish meatballs from Hackney Pearl and Duck Frites Sliders

The launch party kicked off the Urban Forest¹s five-week mix of live music and mouth-watering street food and drink in the heart of East London, Hackney Wick. Other artists set to play the Swedish Forest this summer include Chromeo, Submotion Orchestra, Norman Jay and Trevor Nelson. Entry to the event the Kopparberg Urban Forest is free.

Head to www.kopparbergurbanforest.com or Twitter @UrbanForest for further information.

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