Sew FEAST!

West Nor­wood will be play­ing host to the June FEAST on Sunday 2 June 2013, 10am — 4pm. Along­side the usual offer­ings, there will be a free sew­ing work­shop at the Artis­ans Mar­ket from 11am onwards, for adults and chil­dren aged 10+. Put your cre­at­ive head on and come along to our craft work­shop. Local maker, Rachel Dolan, will be here to guide you through funky brooch mak­ing along with fancy card mak­ing and party bunt­ing. The rest of the line up looks like this!

Retro Vil­lage, Rosebery’s Auc­tion House
There will be an eclect­ic cor­nu­copia of vin­tage treas­ures includ­ing kit­chenalia, a won­drous array of col­our­ful pot­tery and unusu­al orna­ments, vin­tage cloth­ing, jew­ellery, accessor­ies and bric-a-brac. The Record Man will be spin­ning his discs all day and cof­fee from pos­sibly the UK’s green­est cof­fee van.

Food Fair, In front of St. Luke’s church
This month we are pleased to wel­come the FEAST debuts of Organ­ic­ally Pre­pared: Back to Eden and Nat­ive, togeth­er with reg­u­lar favour­ites, Vol­cano Cof­fee, Curry Cook House, Trin­i­Jam, Fiendish and Goode, Bunt­ing and Pops, the Ori­gin­al Fry Up and Vegan Tart amongst oth­ers.

Artis­ans Mar­ket, Chats­worth Way junc­tion with Nor­wood Road
Hand­made jew­ellery, toys, baby clothes, screen prin­ted items and digit­al prints of the area, as well as tex­tiles, home­wares and ceram­ics from local artists and makers.

Fresh ‘n’ Green, at the junc­tion of Nor­wood Road/York Hill/ Lan­caster Aven­ue
FEAST trad­ing debut this month for the Lemon Tree – selling all things made with lem­ons and Pea Green Books. Reg­u­lar favour­ites this month include Flor­al Hall, Drum and Ker­nel Pop­corn, Levain Bakery, Dul­wich Tails and Tiger Spring Tea any many more.

June Bazaar at the Por­tico Gal­lery, 23a Knights Hill, 10am – 4pm (oppos­ite Rosebery’s Auc­tion House)
Monthly offer­ing of arts and crafts from local artists and mark­ers. Plus the gal­lery will be exhib­it­ing the city­scape carou­sel on loan from the Greek Temple in West Nor­wood Cemetery. The carou­sel is a mod­ern-day magic lan­tern fea­tur­ing scenes from the Lon­don city­scape. It is the size of a small room stand­ing 3 metres high. The carou­sel pro­jects sil­hou­ettes from all the seven cemeter­ies around Lon­don — West Nor­wood, Highg­ate, Kens­al Green, Nun­head, Abeny Park, Bromp­ton Cemetery and Tower Ham­lets.

Nor­wood and Brix­ton Food­bank, 10am – 4pm, Food Fair
The Nor­wood and Brix­ton Food­bank is based at St. Luke’s Church. The team will be on hand at the Food Fair to explain their work and to take any dona­tions. The Food­bank are urgently seek­ing dona­tions of non-per­ish­able items, in par­tic­u­lar they are ask­ing for full fat UHT milk, tinned sweet­corn, mush­rooms, green beans, sponge pud­dings, rice pud­dings and instant mash. If you would like to find out more about the food­bank please see their web­site www.norwood.foodbank.org.uk. If you are able to spare a couple of hours to help volun­teer please con­tact norwoodfoodbank@btinternet.com.

Kings Col­lege Dent­al Insti­tute, 10am – 4pm, Food Fair
The team from the Kings Col­lege Dent­al Insti­tute will be on hand pro­mot­ing the work of the Insti­tute in the local area. They will also be con­duct­ing research about what the local pop­u­la­tion want or need from pro­posed dent­al ser­vices at the Nor­wood Joint Ser­vices Centre.

Friends of West Nor­wood Lib­rary, 10am — 4pm, Food Fair
Find out how to sup­port your local lib­rary.

Nor­wood Forum, 10am — 4pm, Food Fair
The Nor­wood Forum is an inde­pend­ent vol­un­tary group whose pur­pose is to pro­mote local involve­ment in pub­lic policy mak­ing and ser­vice pro­vi­sion at the com­munity level — find out what is going on in your com­munity.

Be a FEAST volun­teer, 10am – 4pm, all mar­ket hubs
Would you like to help in the run­ning of FEAST. We need volun­teers to help every FEAST day, but also in between each FEAST to book traders, organ­ise enter­tain­ment, and to help with mar­ket­ing – can you spare a few hours? Speak to a hub lead­er to find out more.

Children’s Activ­it­ies, 10am – 4pm , all mar­ket hubs
Free children’s activ­it­ies avail­able at every mar­ket hub.

South Lam­beth Play Part­ners, 10am – 4pm, Food Fair, in front of St. Luke’s Church
Free play activ­it­ies, arts and crafts, face paint­ing and games for young chil­dren and fam­il­ies.

West Nor­wood Cemetery Tour, 2.30pm
Meet local res­id­ent, Colin Fenn, inside the cemetery gates.

Enter­tain­ment
Retro Vil­lage
2pm Rory Stoyle – sing­er song­writer
3pm The Brere­tons – broth­er sis­ter duo, bit­ter­sweet folk rock
Free tarot card read­ing

Food Fair, on the steps of St. Luke’s Church
1pm Shek­ina, South Amer­ic­an dance and music group
2pm DJ Justin Coo­kee and DJ Jo Perro

Artis­ans Mar­ket
11am onwards – free sew­ing work­shop with local maker, Rachel Dolan – come and make a FEAST­ie beast­ie, corsage or brooch.
2pm Sweet Thursday — blues rock duo

Fresh ‘n’ Green
Board games at Fresh ‘n’ Green and piano music out­side Beam­ish and McGlue from 12 noon.

FEAST wouldn’t hap­pen if it wasn’t for the amaz­ing help and sup­port we get from local res­id­ents and volun­teers. We always need volun­teers on the day, but we also need help behind the scenes to book traders and enter­tain­ment, to organ­ise each hub and to help with mar­ket­ing. If you would like to help please speak to any of the Hub Lead­ers on the day or email us at hello@westnorwoodfeast.com.

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