West Norwood FEAST and St. Luke’s Church present an evening of Winter Lights

Saturday 7 December 2013, 4 – 8pm

Inside and outside St. Luke’s Church

Come and join us for our last event of the year – a Winter Lights celebration at St. Luke’s Church on Saturday 7 December 2013, 4pm – 8pm where we will be lighting the front of the church with seasonal lighted images.

We are delighted to announce that the event will be officially opened by the Rt. Hon. Dame Tessa Jowell MP at 4pm.
There will be mulled wine and cider from the bar, coffee and hot chocolate from Blue Mountain, Miss P’s Barbecue, The Cupcake Shop, tartiflette from Great Pan, pancakes from South London Botanical Institute, and veggie treats from Mean Green Foods.

Head inside the church for a selection of FEAST traders for your Christmas shopping including Hometown Glory http://hometownglory.co.uk/, cosmetics from Patricia Pelican, hand knits and crochet from Sara Petersen and Libby Lawson, fused glass decorations from Catherine Ward, handmade Christmas decorations from Fine and Scandy, Fabulous Vintage Finds, To Have and To Hold Vintage www.tohaveandtoholdvintage.co.uk and Jenny Hindson, stationery, cards and prints from Shop Jill, Stationery Traffic, www.facebook.com/StationeryTraffic, and Paul McBride http:papamackie.com, jewellery from Lucy Judson and Silver Blossom Jewellery, www.silverblossomjewellery.co.uk, hand sewn toys from Saga Sews, Christmas wreaths and candles from Rebecca May, and books from Pea Green Boat Books, www.peagreenboatbooks.co.uk. Tasty treats, cakes, hampers and nibbles from Bunting and Pops, Scoff Sweets, www.scoffsweets.co.uk, and Bailie and Rose, twitter: @bailieandrose.

Music and singing, on the steps of St. Luke’s

4-5pm community carol singing with the FEAST team!
5-6pm Popchoir, www.popchoir.com
6 – 6.30pm Joyful Singing otherwise known as the Portico singers, joyfulsinging1@gmail.com
7-7.45pm Rock Choir, www.rockchoir.com
Children’s Activities, 4 – 8pm

Join our little FEASTies for some free festive colouring and Christmas decoration making both outside and inside the church. Help FEAST Artisan trader, Paul McBride, make a festive FEAST scene inside St. Luke’s.

FEAST HQ, 4 – 8pm

The FEAST team will be on hand to let you know how to get involved as a volunteer. FEASTies will also be selling our fabulous FEAST bags and Christmas cards

Wintery Tales, free seasonal stories for the family told by Vanessa Woolf at The Old Library

1-2pm Craft activities
2-2.30pm Wintery Tales (under 5’s session)
2.30 – 3pm Craft activities and refreshments
3 – 3.30pm Wintery Tales (over 5’s session)
Produced by Friends of West Norwood Library, www.fownl.org.uk and supported by Norwood Forum
Betty’s Pop-Up Knitted Nativity for Nippers
6pm and 7pm by the Christmas Tree, inside St. Luke’s
A three minute Christmas Story show in wool.

Winter Lights Bazaar, 11am – 6pm, Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill

The last Bazaar or 2013. Enjoy the delights of the season and our village-like community spirit with lots of unique gift and present ideas from local artisans and markers, www.porticogallery.org.uk.

FEAST would like to thank lights artists, Creatmosphere and Jarlarka Studio, for all their support and hard work in putting together this event. For more information about Creatmosphere and Jarlaka Studio please visit www.creatmosphere.com and www.jarlaka.com.

The Winter Lights event is being run on the same day as Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a national campaign to encourage people to rediscover their high streets. Over 80 businesses in the area will be encouraging people to shop locally and celebrate their local businesses with support form it’s MP, Rt. Hon. Dame Tessa Jowell. Look out for participating shops and businesses offering promotions and discounts on the day.