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
12.00–13.00 Poetry Slabs with Uncle Errol: spoken word artist from Word on the Kerb & Wingit
14.15–15.00 Dr Angelina Osborne: They Also Served; a talk on the Contributions of African and Caribbean people in WW1
15.00–16.00 One Drum West African Drumming Workshop
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
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
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
“The area’s crowning achievement, and a testament to the community spirit in the neighbourhood, is the West Norwood Feast. This hugely popular event held on the first Sunday of the month, from April through to December, is more than just another street market.”Anthea Masey