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Feast is back on Sunday

The first Sunday of every month April to December is a West Norwood Feast day – that’s this weekend 2nd April!

Markets & activities are at Artisans’ Market (Chatsworth Way SE24 9HR), Food Fair (in the garden of St Luke’s church SE27 0DT), Retro Village (Rosebery’s  74-76 Knight’s Hill SE27 0JD), Family Hub (outside the West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre, Devane Way SE27 0DF) and Fresh & Green (along Norwood Road from the corner of York Hill SE27 9AF)

New this year is WiNGiT a performance space for under -20s by the Leisure Centre 1pm to 3pm.

And if you haven’t taken a  cemetery guided tour yet –  its  2.30pm on Sunday at the main gate .[ https://www.fownc.org/events/ ]

For details see: http://westnorwoodfeast.com/blog/

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Shop to change

IMG-20150612-02028The Community shop is a members shop that  redistributes food & household products from major retailers and brands. The surplus products may have minor label errors , be excess seasonal products or have a short shelf life  and would therefore normally be thrown away as a waste by the retailers.

The shop is open 9am to 5pm weekdays. People living in the Norwood area and who are on benefits are eligible to become members. The products are on sale to shop members at around 30% of normal prices. Based in Vale St SE27 9PA  the Community Shop is now  6 months old and already has  500 members.

Clara, the shop manager

Clara, the shop manager

The Community Shop helps people on low incomes who are working hard to improve their lives. Each member signs up to a tailored, professional development programme. So the Shop is not about crisis support – which is provided by the food bank – but an extended support programme that will lead to real change in the lives of local households.

For more information see: http://community-shop.co.uk/contact-community-shop.aspx

Twitter: @communityshops

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Christmas Market

xmas market posterSaturday 28th November

Christmas Market at The British Home 10.30am-4.30pm. £1 admission. Crafts and food.

The British Home is situated on Crown Lane,  very near to the junction at Crown Point. It is the large Victorian building on the right, (facing away from the Crown Point traffic lights), next to the Rose and Crown pub.

To view a map of the area click here

Check out their website at  http://www.britishhome.org.uk

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