West Norwood FEAST, Sunday 4 August 2013, 10am – 4pm

August is Dance FEAST in West Norwood! Forget about the heat and join us for some jiving at Retro Village or a bit of tango at the Artisans Market.

FEAST Hub Highlights
Retro Village
10am – 4pm, in the car park of Rosebery’s Auction House, 74 – 76 Knights Hill
Vintage and retro clothing, accessories, jewellery, bric-a-brac and kitchenalia brought to you by That Extra Pair of Hands, Tortoiseshell Vintage, the Ministry of Words, Trinkets and Baubles and Décor8 accompanied by the Record Man and his retro-tastic vinyl collection.

Food Fair
10am – 4pm, in front of St. Luke’s Church
Come and have a gastronomic tour of our Food Fair and sample the delights of the best of South London’s street food. Dainty cakes, petit fours and cupcakes from Fiendish and Goode, The Cup Cake Shop, Sweet Sensations and new FEAST traders, Puffcakes. Global food is provided by Viet Nom Nom, tartiflette from Great Pan, Trinijam and Curry Cook House. Not forgetting mixed salad boxes from Pangea Street, brownies, cookies, pies and bread from Chas & Momo, and vegan treats from Vegan Tart. Volcano Coffee will be grinding their coffee beans to wash it all down!

Artisans Market
10am – 4pm, Chatsworth Way
Local artists and makers selling the best Norwood has to offer including paintings, prints and cards from Martin Grover and Paul McBride, digital prints of local places from South London Prints, unique jewellery pieces from Catherine Cross, Rowena Taylor, Silver Blossom Jewellery and Lucy Judson. Bespoke lampshades from Yolanta Gawlik, screen prints from the artists at Bainbridge Studios, silk scarves from Samantha Ward and children’s clothing from Not for Grown-Ups.

Ty Janik will be at the Artisans Market bringing the best of Brittany to London – save yourself a trip to France and taste their authentic crepes and galettes for more info see their website www.tyjanick.com.

Vintage Ices www.vintageices.co.uk will be making their FEAST debut at the Artisans Market this month in their retro ice cream van. In keeping with their heritage, Vintage Ices endeavour to serve traditional ice cream together with old-fashioned ice lollies. We recommend the sea salt caramel ice cream!

Fresh ‘n’ Green
10am – 4pm, junction of Norwood Road, Lancaster Avenue, and York Hill
Make a stop at the Fresh ‘n’ Green market hub for popcorn from Drum and Kernel Popcorn, loose tea from Tiger Spring Tea, plants from Foral Hall, fresh bread from Levain Bakery. We welcome the FEAST debut of Mean Green Foods and their vegetarian and vegan treats as well as all things avocado from the Avocado Café. Don’t forget your coffee and croissants at Beamish & McGlue!

Entertainment Programme
At Retro Village
2pm – 3pm, Diamond Jive
FEAST welcomes back local dance outfit Diamond Jive to the Retro Village.
The Diamond Jive Club, a collection of local Rock ‘n’ Roll enthusiasts who teach jive/rock ‘n’ roll classes at the Prince Regent on Monday nights, and who also put on monthly clubs on the second Friday of the month at the Railway Tavern in Tulse Hill. Diamond Jive have recently been nominated as one of four finalists for the ‘Best London Vintage Event’ in the Vintage Guide to London ‘BEST of 2013’! They need your vote to win – please visit http://www.thevintageguidetolondon.com/london-vintage-awards-2013-final-…. The voting is automated, so no need to register, and only takes a second. Just click and submit before Friday 2 August 2013. For further information about The Diamond Jive Club, go to their website at www.diamondjive.com or email them at info@diamondjjive.com.

On the steps of St. Luke’s Church
1pm, The Tempted
A four-piece alt-rock band from South London, Tempted combine catchy riffs with a thundering rhythm section and raw vocal power, placing their own unique stamp on an eclectic mix of covers and original songs. Each member brings a different style of music to the song writing process: Chris, alternative rock, Craig, blues, Ebruba, indie, Tash, singer-songwriter music. The Tempted were formed in the summer of 2012 at the BRIT School. The band has recently performed at the Royal Festival Hall and at the Elderflower Fields Festival’s main stage. Look out for gigs and updates on their YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/TemptedBand.

3pm, South London Samba
South London Samba is a new drumming ensemble based in Peckham / Nunhead. They are a group of young people aged between 15 – 21 years old who love to drum. You can find them at facebook.com/southlondonsamba, YouTube.com/southlondonsamba or Twitter @southlndsamba.

At the Artisans Market
All day, Red Watch from West Norwood Fire Station
Have you ever wondered how much kit is stored in a Fire Engine, or would you just like to have a got sitting up front? Meet the team from Red Watch at the Artisans Market.

11am and 1pm, Argentine Tango Taster Class
If you have ever watched couples caught up in the dramatic and intense embrace of Argentine Tango and wished that you could do it too, then come along to this taster class, led by Pastor and assisted by Tanja. The class with be an informal and hands-on introduction to tango. Absolutely no previous experience is required and people two left feet are welcome! Come in something you can move comfortably in and shoes that won’t come off. We are celebrating the launch of www.lovetango.org – a resource for all lovers of tango who would like to learn tango in a supportive and fun environment. If you already dance the tango and would like to pop along for a dance, please do. There will be music and dancing in between lessons. Don’t bring your best shoes as we will be dancing on the road. So….put on your dancing shoes and give it a whirl!

At Fresh ‘n’ Green
12 noon outside Beamish & McGlue
Piano music from local pianist Ross Stansfield.

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

Tour of West Norwood Cemetery
2.30pm inside the gates of the cemetery
Meet local resident and historian, Colin Fenn, inside the cemetery gates for his popular tour of West Norwood Cemetery – one of the seven grand Victorian cemeteries of London.

Free children’s activities at each market hub
Join our volunteer FEASTies for some creative colouring in and bracelet making.

Be FEAST Volunteer
10am – 4pm, all market hubs
Would you like to help in the running of FEAST? We not only need volunteers to help every FEAST day, but throughout the month. Roles include booking traders and entertainments; help with marketing and social media. Can you spare a few hours? Speak to a hub leader or anyone in a hi-vis jacket to find out more.

Community Stalls
South London Theatre (SLT)
10am – 4pm, located at the Food Fair, opposite FEAST HQ
South London Theatre is the busiest amateur dramatic society in the UK and has now been going for over 40 years. It is located in West Norwood, situated in the old fire station built in 1881. SLT produces over 20 shows a year spanning many different genres. It is a fantastic place to meet and make new friends and gives everybody the opportunity to act, direct, stage manage, design and operate light and sound, and work front of house. Come along to our Community Stall area to meet the team behind SLT and find out how you can get involved. For more information please see their website http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/newSLT/

Brixton and Norwood Foodbank, St. Luke’s Church and at FEAST HQ
The Foodbank will be accepting donations inside St. Luke’s church, plus there will be two collection boxes at the FEAST HQ. The Foodbank is urgently looking for donations of tinned meat, tinned fish, tinned fruit, and instant custard.