Shoreditch, London is going to hold a ten-day Bitcoin festival called BlockStock from this Friday, September 12th and according to the organizers of the event it is the festival of events, activities, special offers, seminars and exhibitions interconnected with everyday high street businesses such as shops, pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes.
The festival is aimed to promote Bitcoin in the locality and according to the organizers everyone who wants to support local Shoreditch businesses by visiting during BlockStock and spending their Bitcoin or don’t have Bitcoin, can participate. They are inviting the interested parties and promise that they will be having great time during the festival.
The official website says, “Simply, follow our step-by-step guide to Bitcoin and its benefits. Check out our schedule of events to see what’s happening and where you can spend your Bitcoin!” From the language, it looks the festival that is going to last until September 21st, is popular among the hip crowd that is also pro-digital currency.
London is emerging as Popular Destination for Bitcoin Businesses
The BlockStock festival is just an example that shows how Bitcoin has made great inroads in London. To be hosted at Shoreditch, an inner city district within the London Borough of Hackney immediately north of the City of London, the festival promises to support local businesses through events, food and drink.
Nonetheless, the participants are going to have great time during the festival as there are several gigs and comedy shows planned throughout the ten days. There are several other events as well that have been kept in the schedule. For instance, several local pubs and restaurants have signed up and will be accepting Bitcoin from the participants.
The participants willing to spend their digital currency will have a great time at the festival as several local businesses from a book club to a yoga studio have signed up to provide their goods and services in exchange of Bitcoin. The organizers of the event say that the festival is aimed at encouraging all participants to support local Shoreditch businesses through Bitcoin.
According to the organizers of BlockStock several local merchants have already signed up to be present during this festival and accept Bitcoin. Apart from spending their Bitcoin, participants are going to have excellent opportunities to spend their time attending seminars and exhibitions interconnected with everyday high street businesses such as shops, pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes.
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