The 31st March and 1st April weekend welcomes Spring to West Norwood.
Saturday is West Norwood’s first Slow Food Festival 10am to 6pm around St Luke’s church SE27 0HS
Flour milling, apple pressing, urban foraging, pizza making, cider drinking, jazz, meet Mrs Beeton, catch Mr Freaky Peens, enjoy the Honey Theatre Live, check out Brixton City Farm, hear about rare pig breeds, watch Brindisa’s master jamon carver at work, taste perfect pizza made in a mobile wood fired oven, have a cup of Volcano coffee, treat yourself to a tongue sandwich, have a Fortnum & Mason style tea, watch the magical Ms McK interview a surprise celebrity guest ,try authentic pierogi, listen to Levi Roots’ friend on the wonders of caribbean cuisine, bake a cake for the family bake off, make a dish for the slow food cook off , win dinner for two at Bubba’s .. …………. there’s something for everyone but you may need to book online for some events:
Saturday 2pm to 5pm is the Spring Flower Show in St Luke’s church hall. Flowers on display including tulips, daffodils, & polyanthus, photographs, floral art and a ginger biscuit competition. All welcome.
For details see: http://lambethhorticulturalsociety.org.uk/shows.html
Sunday 1st April is first Feast day of 2012 open 10am to 4pm. The West Norwood Feast is a people-powered market celebrating the diversity, talent and entrepreneurial skills in our neighbourhood. There’s plenty to see and do including the Gardeners’ Corner by York Hill where you can pick up seeds, plants and tools, the Artisans’ Market on Chatsworth Road with locally-made arts and crafts, a Food Fair at St Luke’s with stalls serving freshly-cooked street food and even a Retro Village by Roseberys on Knights Hill with a market for reused, recycled and remade furniture and clothes. And there’s music, performance, a beer and cider tent, a community garden on Norwood Road by the Fire Station and The Edible Bus Stop.