It’s the World Cup and Wimbledon this month so July 1st Feast is a Sports Feast! Look out for promos on social media for anything local to get you moving, as well as free sporting activities happening on the day!

Entertainment Schedule at a glance

11.00–16.00 ROCK 926.FM DJS

13.00–15.00 WiNGiT, West Norwood’s Got Talent

14.00 Terry's drought gardening

ALL DAY FREE CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

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10.00–12.30 DJ Lawrence & DJ Luke Plowden

13.30 STEVE & THE HATS (BAND)

14.30 DJ MARTIN GROVER

FREE CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

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12.30 learn to uke CHOIR

13.30 Home Brew (Band)

14.00–15.00 fest norwood hour

15.30 zero carbon (band)

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12.00–2.00 OUT OF THE WOOD Radio Show - A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTING ON WEST NORWOOD'S VERY OWN RADIO STATION WNBC.LONDON ,

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14.30–15.30 poetryslabs: shared reading of poetry

NEW! The Portico Cafe is opening! Run by volunteers and selling healthy vegetarian and vegan delights

This month’s ‘Sport’ themed stalls and free activities at Family Hub

There will be traditional school sports day races up on the hill – sack races, 3 legged races, bean bag on your head and apple and spoon. You can even make your own cardboard medallions on a string. Everyone’s a winner!

There will be representatives from various local organisations who spend their time getting people moving, so you might get rugby tackled by Brixton Bulls http://www.brixtonbulls.com or opted into a triathlon by the Windrush Triathlon Club. https://windrushtri.co.uk

Sally will be back with her art table at Artisans. This month she and the kids will be designing beautiful footballs, tennis balls and cricket balls – and she’s bringing Subbuteo to play too!

To celebrate Sports Feast, the Shala are holding a family yoga event at the Shala on Feast Sunday! Enjoy an hour of energising flow to rejuvenate and restore while in the studio next door your child explores meditation and movement to nurture body and mind. £5 per person. Book a single class using codes Family-Feast-18 (adult class) and Family-Feast-Kid (kids) at https://www.theshalalondon.com/schedule. New students only. Kids age 6-12 years.  All levels welcome.

 

 

Artisans’ Market

We’re welcoming 25 fabulous ceramicists, designers, jewellers and artists this month! New to Feast is The Spacecraft, a community knitting group based in West Norwood library. They will be selling their woolies in a heatwave, just so you are all prepared for the rest of the summer when the more seasonable British weather returns…

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This month Family welcomes back Perinelli Salami who make Italian inspired charcuterie but using free range British meats!

It will be a hot hot hot day so be sure to find Warren’s jerk chicken stall next to the leisure centre building and get one of his ice cold sky juices…

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Fresh ‘n’ green

Our new(ish) fishmonger stall Fish Tale will be doing Prosecco and Oysters for July Feast! How terribly decadent…  

And there’s a brand new new trader, Happy Eating House, an artisan company making small-batch Oriental cooking sauces and condiments using only 100% natural ingredients, no preservatives and absolutely no MSG! Take one home for a quick Sunday evening stir fry?

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Food Fair

There’s a new trader Taste of Ethiopia coming to the Food Fair this Sunday. Please try Ayda’s delicious berebere and injira. If you don’t know what they are, buy some. You will not be disappointed!

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Retro Village

Retro has no fewer than FOUR new traders: Armadillo Creations who sell upcycled vintage plates, book pages and ephemera to make jewellery @armadillocreations (Instagram); Just Nerissa who sell home products and ladies accessories made from recycled and sustainable materials; Sisters of Moon Vintage – vintage fashion – @Sotmvintage (Instagram); and Threads – men’s vintage fashion

If you can’t find a retro item to take home, then you haven’t looked hard enough…

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Other local events on Feast Market day – and beyond!

Family yoga for Sports Feast @ Shala

To celebrate Sports Feast, the Shala are holding a family yoga event at the Shala on Feast Sunday! Enjoy an hour of energising flow to rejuvenate and restore while in the studio next door your child explores meditation and movement to nurture body and mind. £5 per person. Book a single class using codes Family-Feast-18 (adult class) and Family-Feast-Kid (kids) at www.theshalalondon.com. New students only. Kids age 6-12 years.  All levels welcome..

 

Silence is Over

There is an exhibition by South London Women Artists on at the Portico Gallery on Feast Sunday. If you want to escape the heat, jazz singer Taliba Rivers and acoustic guitarist Max Warner are playing in the afternoon as part of the Silence is Over exhibition.

 

West Norwood Cemetery Open Day

The cemetery have an Open Day on this Feast Sunday, find the team in the entrance to cemetery. Activities include a Mindful Photography Workshop, a Cemetery Tour, Wildflower Walk, Talks & a Pop-up Exhibition. All free! 

Spaces limited for Mindful Photography Workshop so register interest online: westnorwoodcemetery.org 

PoetrySlabs

A favourite fixture at Feast, this month Poetry Slabs returns to the Old Library from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Come and read with the team from Poetry Slabs, they are celebrating the wit of Dorothy Parker this month – not to be missed!

Out of the Wood Radio Show

From 12–2pm. Out of the Wood Radio Show a two hour show broadcast live from The Book and record Bar, hosted by West Norwood’s very own radio station WNBC.LONDON

Pop into the shop or listen live on http://wnbc.london

Screen 25

 Screen 25 is a community cinema just up the hill in South Norwood – you should go. Here’s what they have on in July.

Family Hub

The Family Hub has a mix
of food and craft stalls,
free kids activities amd
affordable kids lunchbags!
 

Family Hub

48 Devane Way, West Norwood, London SE27 0DF, UK

Retro Village

Retro Village has relocated to the Family Hub for 1 April Feast

Retro Village

84B Knight's Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0JD, UK

Fresh 'n' Green

A variety of stalls with the emphasis
on good quality fresh produce
(meat, fruit & veg, cheese, olives)
sourced from local producers where
possible. We also feature fresh juices,
pickles and preserves, teas from
around the world, plants and flowers
and fresh popcorn, as well as a 
children’s book stall.

Fresh 'n' Green

292 Norwood Rd, West Norwood, London SE27 9AF, UK

Artisans

The Artisans’ market is a buzz of creativity
and excitement. Here you’ll find artists
demonstrating their craft, offering workshops
and selling their wares, which could be anything
from handmade pottery, jewellery, T-shirts, toys,
bags, candles and knick-knacks to stunning
photography and art.

Artisans

studiotrap custom tattoos, 2h Chatsworth Way, West Norwood, London SE27 9HR, UK

Food Fair

Whether you’re a keen foodie,
committed to local produce, or
simply fancy a bite to eat, the
Food Market will satisfy your
cravings. Live music and
performances too!

Food Fair

16 Knight's Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0HY, UK

“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

Article 24.05.17, The Evening Standard