A six-week festival of “fun-filled activities” including a pop-up beach is kicking off tomorrow at Battersea Power Station.

BPS’s Summer Festival launches on Saturday, July 22, with a pizza party from noon until late at Danish restaurant Mother where visitors can get free food, wine and beer.

The festival, to be held at Circus West Village, will also include Edinburgh Fringe previews and hip-hop classes.

Kate Scanlan, senior events manager for Battersea Power Station, said: “This is our first opportunity to bring our new public spaces alive with outstanding culture and entertainment for all.

“We’re particularly excited to be welcoming some of the UK’s best comedy acts, poets and spoken word artists, dancers and roller skaters into The Village Hall.”

BPS has provided its anticipated highlights from week one of the festival:

From Saturday July 22: “The Power of Surprise, come and discover the new riverside public spaces, including The Village Hall – a new cultural and community venue, as well as the new exciting new restaurants in Circus West Village.

“Enjoy weekly free classes such as hip-hop, hula hoop, boxing and dance.

“Comedians, Richard Herring and Ahir Shah will be performing previews of their Edinburgh Fringe shows in association with Avalon on Tuesday July 25.

“On Thursday July 27 Iain Stirling, the voice of Love Island, and Matt Richardson, will be performing their pre-Edinburgh shows. Doors open on both days at 7.30pm and tickets are £10 available from bactickets.co.uk.

“Summer Sundays runs throughout the festival and kicks off with Swing Patrol which will be providing a vintage band, DJ, dance lessons and performances by Air Patrol from 12-5pm on Sunday.

“There will be theatre performers, as well as live Jazz music from Jazz re:freshed and dancers.”