Subject tag: Festivals

07 November 2014

The organisers of the 2014 St Nicholas Fair still have a few vacancies for stallholders. As before, the Fair will be held on Winchmore Hill Green, starting at 11am on Saturday 13th December and running through until 7pm. If you're interested in having a stall or pitch at the Fair, all the relevant details and an application form are online. To get an idea of the kind of buzz that the Fair has created in the past, watch this video:.......

09 September 2014

Wow, what a wonderful Festival!  Thanks to the brilliant team of organisers and helpers, stallholders and the public, who turned up in droves and joined in the fun (especially the dancing). The Festival organisers estimate a turn out of nearly 10,000, ranging from babes in arms to those of us who are enjoying our "third age" and truly reflecting our diverse community. A new feature this year was the Community Friendship Zone, organised in conjunction with the Ruth Winston Centre. Yvonne.......

09 September 2014

Just up the road in Winchmore Hill the N21 Festival people are planning this December's St Nicholas Fair, to take place on Winchmore Hill Green on 13th December.  This is a big event and needs help - both money and people.  See below. The N21 team have been busy throughout the summer planning the N21 St Nicholas Festival which is to be held on The Green on the 13th December 2014 from 11.00-19.00  Our thoughts and dreams ... There will also be an ice-rink, an amazing grotto,.......

27 August 2014

Not long to go now till the 2014 Palmers Green Festival in Broomfield Park on 7th September. As before, there will be events, activities and stalls to suit all ages and tastes: NEW Music on the Green – from 12 noon local bands and singers at the new performance area on the old Bowling Green, organised by Lester Clayton; Music on the Bandstand returns with an exciting lineup put together by Dexxmaster & DJ Slamz – including Choirs, folk, belly dancing, soul and more! free dance.......

29 July 2014

The sun came out for the special Love Parks Week events in Broomfield Park last Sunday, and so did the people. In Broomfield Conservatory, Marc Harris played and sang while visitors admired the Angels' Trumpets and many other plants. In the Community Orchard, there were apple cakes, apple wine, country dancing and "Celtic Folk Americana" played live. At the Bandstand, Bowes Park Folk Club gave their first event north of the North Circ. On the former Bowling Green, people were able to play.......

15 July 2014

Following last August's resoundingly successful revival, Broomfield Blues is returning this year with five servings of the very best Blues and music loosely derived from the Blues.  The concerts at the bandstand in Broomfield Park will be held every Sunday in August.  Each Sunday afternoon will see a different mix of music organised by the Vintage Music Association, the people behind the local St Harmonica's Blues Club (every Friday at St Monica's Club in Cannon Hill). Each concert.......

10 July 2014

This Sunday's Super Summer Sunday at Woodcroft Wildspace will feature a huge range of events and stalls to suit all tastes and ages. In the Entertainment Arena: Signature Sounds Daytime Disco Musical Mummies Chasamba Dance Exercise Maria Evangelou Woodcroft Quartet That Blue Patch That Swing Singer Photo Booth Fun Eco Gym Demo Organic Gardening Question Time In the Kids' Corner: Tatty Bumpkin (yoga) Music Bugs Kids' Orienteering Little Treasures Workshop Plus Food, Craft.......

27 June 2014

The 2014 N21 Summer Exhibition on 5th July will be repeating last year's successful formula:  artists showing and selling their work on the Green, live acoustic music, Prosecco by the glass and (hopefully this year) sunshine outdoors on the Green, while inside the King's Head craftspeople will be exhibiting and selling their goods, such as ceramics, jewellery and textiles. This year Southgate Photographic Society will again be showing some of the superb work created by their members, all.......

05 June 2014

This year the annual shopping festival in Palmers Green - to be held on 5th July - will be transformed into a Shopping Carnival and expanded. In addition to the usual children's attractions at the Green Lanes end of Hazelwood Lane, there will be two music stages - one in Green Lanes, the other on Aldermans Hill. And the Triangle will become a market place. The Green Lanes Business Association, which organises the Shopping Carnival, is encouraging shops, restaurants and cafes to make the most of.......

28 May 2014

One hundred days to the 2014 Palmers Green Festival and plans are well underway. This year’s Festival will have more music, more children’s activities, more stalls, more lovely international food and drinks and be even more fun! The Festival is organised entirely by volunteers for the benefit of the local community – now we need to recruit more volunteers who can help out on the day. Festival Volunteer Coordinator Veronica Trew, explains:  “On the day of the Festival we need lots.......

27 May 2014

Saturday sees the start of the first ever Lamb Festival, a week of free events in All Saints Church, Edmonton, to commemorate the lives and work of Edmonton's most celebrated literary siblings - Charles and Mary Lamb. All the events are free (though donations are welcomed). They include: a new puppet play about the Lambs a recital of music produced by composers who struggled with their mental health.  With Anna Tilbrook and three members of the Keats Quartet. an illustrated talk a.......

16 April 2014

The 2014 Palmers Green Festival will be held in Broomfield Park, Palmers Green, on Sunday 7th September from 12 noon to 7pm. Stall registration is now open! Thousands of people from Enfield and beyond came along last year to enjoy this increasingly popular annual community Festival celebrating all of the diverse communities in the Palmers Green area. Different zones around Broomfield Park provide something for everyone: live music on the lakeside bandstand from amazing local performers a.......

26 March 2014

Local face and body artist Caroline Young, aka TropicalBird.co.uk, was the first stallholder to sign up for the 2014 Palmers Green Community Festival, which will take place in Broomfield Park on 7th September. Open air Salsa at the 2013 FestivalRegistration for stallholders began on 25th March and is open to small local businesses, charities and community groups.  At the 2013 Festival more than a hundred different businesses and organisations took the opportunity to promote their work to.......

11 February 2014

A new locally based arts festival is running essay and photographic competitions which will be open only to Enfield residents or students at schools in the borough. Grave of Charles and Mary Lamb in the churchyard of All Saints EdmontonThe week-long Lamb Festival will be held at All Saints Church in Edmonton starting on 31st May. It will celebrate two of Edmonton's most famous residents - the 18th Century essayist and poet Charles Lamb and his sister Mary, who was also a writer and collaborated.......

06 November 2013

Two months after the resounding success of the 2013 Palmers Green Community Festival, its organisers have already begun planning Festival 2014, which will be held on Sunday 7th September. More than six thousand people visited the 2013 Festival, which featured over a hundred stalls and attractions, which all did good business and are reportedly keen to come back next year.  But the team which organised and ran the Festival was pretty small.  This year the organisers have already begun.......

29 August 2013

The second Palmers Green Community Festival, to be held in Broomfield Park this coming Sunday (1st September), will be even more ambitious than last year's resounding success, but entry will again be completely free........