It’s no April Fool, Feast is back! This Sunday is ‘Feaster’ Sunday with a whole host of free activities and entertainment to mark the long weekend. Find out what this month has to offer.
Entertainment Schedule at a glance
10.00–16.00 DJ Lawrence
13.30–14.30 STEVE & THE HATS (BAND)
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES: decorate a paper easter egg at Sally’s art table
11.00–16.00 ROCK 926.FM DJS
13.00–15.00 WINGIT, WEST NORWOOD’S GOT TALENT
ALL DAY CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES: 3D Easter trail in ‘chick land’ and Chick puppet making
13.00 FIRE AT WILL (band)
13.30 LOOchie coochie (band)
14.30 uffington 357 (band)
10-4pm All day Pianothon
10-4pm West Norwood Wonder
1-2pm Blacker dread dj set
Located on Chatsworth Way, the Artisans Hub is home to arts, crafts and clothing from local designers. This month sees the return of popular organic childrenswear from Nics & Bees, plus Julia McKenzie with her laser cut prints and drawings. At Sally’s Art Table, kids will have a chance to decorate a paper Easter egg to help create the giant Feast egg on display!
Free kids activities! Easter chick stick puppet making with The South London Play Partners, and take part in the 3D Easter trail in ‘Chick Land’ created by the young artists of Portico Bloom. Plus craft, art, clothing, fantastic food and drink stalls with an emphasis on families, healthy living and affordability – plus WiNGiT: an under 21 open mic performance space and The Rock926.fm DJs. This month the Family Hub will also be home to a few select stalls from Retro Village.
Fresh ‘n’ green
Stock up on deli treats including olives, cheese and preserves, plus Drum & Kernel, one of Feast’s most popular stalls, will be back selling their infamous giant bags of popcorn.
Easter gets a Feast makeover in the form of delicious delights from firm favourites. Brett & Bailey will be serving up an enormous speckled egg cake along with some semlor from Sweden, while you can expect some Easter themed treats from Bunting & Pops and Sweet Carolina. Meanwhile you can fill up on Brazillian sweets from Aqua na Boca too.
This month you’ll find a few select stalls from the Retro Hub within the Family Hub by West Norwood Leisure Centre.
Other local events on Feast Market day!
West Norwood Wonder & Pianothon + Blacker Dread DJ Set (1-2pm)
“Art not anxiety, pottery not pills”. Come along to a special introduction to this community project at The Portico Gallery from 10am-4pm. West Norwood Wonder is a venture to help identify local spaces for community arts projects and recruit local artists to lead them. These projects are aimed at bringing people together through art and building a healthy, thriving community. …plus a Pianothon – invited pianists playing throughout the day, so come along and have a listen! Find out more
In Our Time: Words + Music for a World Turned Upside Down
Abigail Sudbury and her West Norwood Voices are joining up with PoetrySlabs to perform ‘In Our Time: Words and Music for a World Turned Upside-Down’ at the Portico Gallery. Expect poetry by classics like Nelly Sachs, WH Auden and Louis MacNeice, and music from the greats; Beethoven, Mozart, Handel and more.
Out of the Wood Radio Show
From 12–2pm. Out of the Wood Radio Show with Pete Williams from Further. A two hour radio show broadcast from The Book and record Bar every Sunday, hosted by West Norwood’s very own radio station WNBC.LONDON
Mixed genres selections from a roster of 30+ guest djs including Dj Food, Pete Williams, Alan Gubby, My Mate Dave, Ceri Preston, Hannah Brown, Matthew Court, Andy Higgs, Michael Johnson, Robin The Fog, Lucky Cat Zoë, Matthew Morgan, Alan Mckinnon, Leon Ridyard and Alan Tenenbaum and more!
Pop into the shop or listen live on http://wnbc.london