South Norwood Arts Festival


South Norwood Arts Festival comes in from the cold

Posted on October 2nd, by Heather Hardie in Culture. 1 Comment

Heather Hardie welcomes the return of South Norwood’s arts festival, now in its eighth year

Ever heard animals sing? Read your own poetry to an audience? Eaten delicious food from twenty countries? Joined in with a choir? Wandered into the bowels of a listed building? Smelt flowers in a secret garden? Had a Halloween surprise?

You can do all this and more at South … Read More »



No wellies required

Posted on July 7th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 7 comments

However you like to have fun in a field, Croydon has something to offer. Liz Sheppard-Jones (party animal – retired on medical grounds) reviews the festival season, south east London style

Festival culture kicked off at Worthy Farm forty-four years ago then went mainstream somewhere in the ’90s. Nowadays no summer is complete without a rock band playing outdoors to a mildly stoned audience in Hunter wellies. … Read More »