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Subject tag: Festivals

19 August 2019

An online interview where you can find out about the history of the Palmers Green Festival - including its rather unusual origin - and what we can expect this year, with particular emphasis on the Speakers' Corner that was introduced last year and was highly successful.

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30 June 2019

Karl Brown, one of the team behind this year's Palmers Green Festival, updates readers on preparations for the big day on 1st September, but warns that there's a possibility that it may not be able to go ahead

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30 August 2018

At the Palmers Green Festival Speakers Corner Clare Richmond will be talking about her successful project to regenerate the high street in Crouch End.

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29 August 2018

An innovation at this year's Palmers Green Festival will be Speakers Corner, held on the former bowling green.

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21 August 2018

An innovation at this year's Palmers Green Festival will be Speakers Corner, held on the former bowling green.

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21 August 2018

Volunteer at the Palmers Green Festival on the 2nd September in Broomfield Park. An amazing opportunity to give back and contribute to your local community festival! We are looking for volunteers to help on the day.

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04 August 2018

Francis Sealey's interviews with local community activists continue with Karl Brown speaking about the Palmers Green Festival - how it started, how it's run and what innovations we can look forward to this year.

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11 July 2018

Firs Farm Summer Festival takes place on 14th July

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06 June 2018

In the face of the growing problems affecting high streets nationwide and the difficulties faced by small start-up businesses, the Palmers Green Festival is working with local traders and with the Green Lanes Business Association on an initiative designed to help both established shops and promising new start-ups.

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09 May 2018

The Friends of Firs Farm want their second Summer Wetlands Festival to be even better than last year's, when more than 3000 people attended. They still need more volunteers to help organise and run the day's fun, and sponsorship from businesses or individuals. And they are also seeking further sponsors for their next big project - the Firs Farm Community Hub.

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29 April 2018

The Lamb Festival 2018: Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd June. An arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. You can find the wonderful 2017 Festival Diary here - save the dates and come and join us! (And don't forget - for the fourth year running, there's free admission to ALL Festival events, so why not come and try something new?) 2017 LAMB FESTIVAL DIARY As before, there will be poetry and photography competitions - three prizes.......

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23 April 2018

The organisers of the Palmers Green Festival have announced two innovations for this year's Festival on 2nd September:  an Arts & Crafts zone and a Speakers' Corner.  And they're seeking ideas and input into how to fill these new spaces. Arts & Crafts on the Bowling Green This year the festival will have a new special area dedicated to our local Arts and Crafts - the Bowling Green!  We are keen to support our local craftsmen so there are.......

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18 March 2018

Adding to what’s it’s so well known for – fun & free– the Palmers Green Festival has taken health and wellbeing as its 2018 theme. Its fare of world champion dancing, a fun-fair, two music stages, waggiest tail and other dog competitions, over 100 stalls to browse and lots more, will be augmented by a focus on building a stronger, healthier community and promoting healthier lifestyles.

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17 January 2018

Ann and Hugh Humphrey have announced that there will be no more N21 Festival events but that there will be another Fancy Fair this year. The 2017 Fancy Fair on Winchmore Hill Green was the most recent N21 Festival event.  The first event was held in 2012, again on the Green, and there have been two winter events - the St Nicholas Fair. These have all been very successful events designed to interest and entertain people with many different tastes.  But they have required a huge input.......

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16 January 2018

The 2018 Palmers Green Festival date has been announced: Sunday 2nd September from 12 noon to 7pm in Broomfield Park. The theme for this year's Festival will be Health and Wellbeing and all stalls will be encouraged to offer an element of healthy living and community wellbeing. Anyone interested in running a stall at the Festival should send an expression of interest email to to include an explanation of how they would meet the Health and Wellbeing.......

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20 August 2017

There'll be so many things going on at the Palmers Green Festival on 3rd September that you might miss some of them, so over the next couple of weeks we'll be highlighting a few that you might enjoy, This time we look at the 2nd Palmers Green Art Festival. A new feature at last year's PG Festival was the Art Festival, run by Starfish & Coffee.  More than 35 artists exhibited their work along Aldermans Hill. The Art Festival will be back this year in the same place.  Aykut Hilmi.......

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20 August 2017

There'll be so many things going on at the Palmers Green Festival on 3rd September that you might miss some of them, so over the next couple of weeks we'll be highlighting a few that you might enjoy, starting with Try-a-Bike. Think you can't cycle? Think again! You don't have to be young, fit or even able-bodied to ride a bike. And lots of bikes are great for carrying kids and/or shopping. Come and try some out for free at Palmers Green Festival! We have cargo bikes to carry kids or.......

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20 August 2017

Two weeks to go before the Palmers Green Festival! {youtube}F5ZtUZy2VZc{/youtube} What can we expect at this year's 10th PG Festival?  Well, pretty much the same eclectic mix as before, something for all ages and tastes.  Music, dance, a funfair, food, drink, art and craft stalls, local history, conservation groups, community groups, charities, political parties (do they count as fun?), a dog show (prizes include Prettiest Bitch and Dog with the Waggiest Tail) and more.  Check.......

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26 June 2017

This year the Palmers Green Festival organisers are planning to use the former bowling green in Broomfield Park to stage "Classics on the Green" - an afternoon of local musicians playing classical music. This innovation will depend on finding a local volunteer who would put together a line-up of locally based musicians.  They would be supported by the Festival Team, but would be responsible for administering and stage managing on the day. If you are local, have a few hours a month and are.......

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20 June 2017

The Festival is Coming ! We just wanted to let you know a little about what you can look forward to at the N21 Festival Fancy FairWinchmore Hill GreenSaturday 8th July10:00am to 7:00pm We have spent a year - a year ? How can it take that long ?! Planning this day . We are nearly ready to put on the best, most varied and exciting event in Winchmore Hill history ! Live music all day on The Tessa Stevens Stage Dance Stage 60 eclectic Stalls Over 40 Artists, crafters and designers The.......

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