The heatwave isn’t over yet – this Sunday’s FEAST theme is Summer! Why go on holiday when you can enjoy everything West Norwood has to offer?

Expect seasonal fruit, gardening tips to handle the drought, knotted hankies and as much shade as we can muster. We’ve even got our own hashtag #longhotsummerof2018

Entertainment Schedule at a glance

11.00–16.00 DJ LOVE TKO SOUND: early 80s Soul & Reggae Oldies

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 Uffington 375

 FREE CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

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12.30 Unity Inspire Collective

13.00  Big Sing Choir

13.30 Hidden Voices

14.00 Wall of Sound Choir

14.30 Noteorious

15.00 The Effras

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This month retro village is at family hub

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

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It’s the Portico Christmas Bazaar, so pop by after you’ve visited the Family Hub!

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

Simple garden saviours: Garden looking a little worse for wear? Terry, our resident green fingered expert, will be on hand from 2pm to give gardening tips to get you through the drought.

Splash around! Bring any water squirters or old bicycle pumps you have lying around for a fun way to cool down. We’ll have a large yellow bucket filled with water for splashing so join in but be warned – expect to get wet!

Craft for kids! Take part in bubble painting and drawing – even our crafts are summer themed, with ice cream, lolly pop and sunshine colouring in sheets.

Portico pick: The Portico Bloom summer art project is in full swing, with ice creams made out of sponge and lanterns.. don’t forget to check it out!

Artisans’ Market

Browse and buy from some some of the amazing businesses our local area has to offer. South London based Jonna Saarinen will be showcasing Nordic screen printed textiles and homeware, while Samantha Warren is back with her beautiful, colourful printed bags and accessories. 

If you or your kids are feeling crafty yourself, you’ll have the chance to help create the seaside at the Artisan hub by decorating shells, starfish and fish with paint.

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Make the most of the gorgeous bumper crop of summer fruit! Cherry Berry will be selling delicious  strawberries, raspberries, cherries and the sweetest red gooseberries. Wash them down with a juice or two!  

Also featuring at the Family Hub is the Porterhouse Rum Bar – get in the holiday spirit, try their different rum punch tasters and rate the best one! –

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Fresh ‘n’ green

Be sure to get a huge tube of popcorn from the infamous and incredibly popular Drum & Kernel to see you through the summer – they’ll be in their usual spot! 

Making a return to the Fresh n’ Green hub will be Fish Tale, selling their very popular combo of oysters and prosecco again.

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Food Fair

New this month is Akindo Food, Japenese street food with a menu boasting chicken katsu burgers and yakisoba noodles. We predict a sell out! We’re very pleased to welcome back Hao Hao Chi this month, long term FEAST favourites, who’ve been busy opening their permanent base at Peckham Levels. Spice up your buns, for the two Maxes will be back again this month with their Chorizo buns @barchorizo. 

Drink up! We’ve got refreshments covered, with The Great North Wood’s pop up bar selling drinks from Brixton Brewery, and homemade lemonade from regular stalls including The Tartelettes and Brett & Bailey.

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Retro Village

Turn back time and have a Retro holiday! Wear your knotted hanky and play board games in the shade – we’ll have extra gazebos and cold drinks on standby to help you cool down in the heat.

Sisters of the Moon will be back with their gorgeous vintage wares instagram.com/sotmvintage

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Other local events on Feast Market day – and beyond!

Fest Norwood

Introducing West Norwood’s first annual arts festival. Running from 3rd-12th August, you can expect everything from arts and comedy to walks and wellbeing. For the full listings, visit the website: http://www.festnorwood.com

New! The Portico Gallery cafe is opening!

Sunday will see the café at the Portico Gallery opening for the first time.

There will be an assortment of food and drinks available, including vegetarian and vegan delights.

Run by volunteers from the yoga classes, everything will be natural and healthy.

PoetrySlabs

Poetry Slabs: Head to the Old Library on Knight’s Hill between 2:30-3:30 to listen to poetry from 1930s New Yorkers Dorothy Parker and Don Marquis – and share your favourite pieces, too!

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

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

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

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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
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.
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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

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.

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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
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!
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“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