Local residents are working with the council to bid for substantial funds from the Heritage Lottery to improve West Norwood Cemetery, a key part of our neighbourhood and a lovely green open space.
The plans are at an important stage and there is a consultation under way giving everyone a chance to have a say – deadline is Saturday 30th September 2017
Look out for a stall at the West Norwood Feast markets on Sunday 3rd September – in St Lukes church gardens SE27 0HS .
Drop in to meet the project team at Portico Gallery, Knights Hill SE27 0HS on Wednesday 13th September 6pm to 8.30pm or Saturday 16th September 10am to 4pm
Or comment on line: https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/consultations/west-norwood-cemetery
Tours of the cemetery by Friends of West Norwood Cemetery SE27 9JU are at 2.30pm every first Sunday of the month from April to October. Meet at the main gate: https://www.fownc.org/events/
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/
West Norwood’s amazing volunteer-run community street markets return to West Norwood next Sunday 10am to 4pm.
Five areas to check out: Food Fair in St Lukes Church Gardens SE27 0HR; Family & Wellbeing in Devane Way SE27 0DF; Retro at Roseberys Knights Hill SE27 0JD; Fresh & Green by York Hill SE27 9AF ; Artisans Market on Chatsworth Way SE27 9DL . Lots of music & entertainments too.
Show off West Norwood to your family & friends!
And the weather forecast is looking good.
Christmas gift market , hot food, bar, carol singing, lantern procession and music (Uffington 357 band, DJ Tim Allen, Prevailing Prototype band).
In and around St Lukes’s church SE27 0HS in West Norwood this Saturday 12th December.
Enjoy some Christmas shopping locally and meet up with friends. Christmas lights in the churchyard to be turned on by Helen Hayes MP around 5pm. Look out for Father Christmas . A big thanks to the organisers – our West Norwood Feast volunteer team. http://westnorwoodfeast.com/
A mid-summer week of unique dining experiences in West Norwood from Saturday 13th June to Sunday 21st June. Special menus and events have been curated for West Norwood Food Week ranging from free family picnics to Feasty experiences to fine dining tasting menus. To find out more and to book your place see: http://westnorwoodfoodweek.grubclub.com/
The week’s events:
- A Taste of Victorian History – Foodie Cemetery Tour in West Norwood
- Remember Your Childhood With a Free Family Picnic
- Share a Bangladeshi Family Feast at Lal Baag
- A British Celebration Supper at the Tulse Hill Hotel
- Summer Sharing Feast under the Stars at the Great North Wood
- Share an Italian Summer Dinner at The Garden Gastro Bar
- A DIY DJ evening, with local craft beers and paella at the Book and Record Bar
- A Summer Afternoon of Art in the Park and Picnicking in Norwood Park
- A Taste of the Caribbean – A Midsummer Evening at the Portico Gallery
Look out for Ladle & Larder’s chutney at West Norwood Feast (Sunday 7th September is next Feast day). Carrie Banbury lives in West Norwood and started her new business in 2013. Already her Apple & Ginger chutney,made in West Norwood, has won a Great Taste Award from the Guild of Fine Food.
See http://www.ladleandlarder.co.uk/ and twitter @ladleandlarder
Sonia Winifred at Retro Village
This Sunday is West Norwood Feast markets day. So come along between 10am and 4pm and visit the stalls at York Hill, Chestnut Road, St Lukes Gardens and Roseberys on Knights Hill. Lots of shops open too ..and find out more about what is happening in the area..
For more details see http://westnorwoodfeast.com/