All posts tagged: festival

EDT Children’s Arts Festival

The East Dulwich Tavern in East Dulwich are hosting their second annual Children’s Festival, this time with a focus on the arts! Science Mania Presents… Professor Kaos Kitchen Chemistry (experiments to do at home!) This fast-moving science show gives you the chance to join in with all the stuff most mini mad scientists love to do. Kitchen chemistry shows you how to do all the cool experiments at home. You’ll also get the chance to electrocute your parents! For ages 5 to 10. Monday 28th @ 2pm and Wednesday 30th May @ 4pm. £7 for all 6FootStories presents… The Potato Puppet Playground Join interactive theatre vagabonds 6FootStories for a spud-tacular mash-up of arts, crafts and potato performances as they take you and your potato on an incredible improvised adventure story (potatoes provided!). Learn how to make a potato puppet and join the storytellers in the Potato Puppet Theatre! Recommended age : 3 – 11. Tuesday 29th @ 11am. £7 for all. Mad Etiquette presents… Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose Join the invincible Captain Cauliflower and his faithful companion Marvin on …

Herne Hill Free Film Festival 2018

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is coming back to South London in 2018 with 21 free films this May, across a range of venues in SE24. The festival runs from 1st May to 1st June with a programme that includes some of the biggest and most critically acclaimed films from the past year. Highlights of the festival include the Oscar nominated Loving Vincent at The Lido Café, with a QandA session with the film’s producers; Oscar winners, Get Out and Coco; the Short Film Night at The Prince Regent, and the 48 Hour Film Challenge will also be encouraging budding directors to pop their filmmaking cherry over the first bank holiday in May The Herne Hill Free Film Festival then closes its doors on 1 June with a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Being Blacker at The Railway Tavern, featuring a Q&A with director, cinematographer and producer Molly Dineen and a wrap party at the venue’s regular reggae, ska, funk and soul night. This year the Herne Hill Free Film Festival is pleased …

Brockwell Lido hosts The Modern Movement, a festival of 20th century design 

Back again this year, The Modern Movement, south London’s prestigious, free festival celebrating 20th century design, is taking place on 5th – 6th May at Brockwell Lido, Herne Hill, London from 10am to 4.30pm. A range of specially selected dealers and architects, including Retro Barn,Dad Design, GP Lights & More, Da Silva Interiors and ID for London will be selling a stunning range of classic vintage furniture, jewellery and object d’art set against the back drop of the art deco Grade II listed lido building. The Modern Movement was started in May 2008 to bring together 20th century vintage furniture dealers to display interesting furniture in architectural surroundings. The main organiser of The Modern Movement is Moses Otunla, owner of the vintage furniture showroom, Bleu. Moses sources his stock from around the world and recent finds have included designs by Merrow& Associates, Saarinen, Alvar Alto, Finn Juhl, Fritz Hansen, Han Wegner, Charles & Ray Eames

The Dulwich Music Festival hits the high notes!

The 7th annual Dulwich Music Festival piano competition is adjudicated by Nancy Litten and takes place at Kingsdale Foundation School in West Dulwich. An innovative amateur music festival for young pianists in South London has moved to a new performance space in West Dulwich, the award-winning Pod at Kingsdale Foundation School. The Dulwich Music Festival started in 2012 and has grown in popularity from a one-off piano competition to quarterly competitive music events at historic venues across London such as the Horniman Museum in Forest Hill and Handel & Hendrix Museum in Bond Street. The piano competition in June offers school-age children a performance platform with a child-friendly audience and encouraging adjudicator feedback. South London-based classical musician and music teacher Lorraine Liyanage established the Festival in 2012 to address the lack of any performing arts festivals for her piano students in the surrounding area. The festival attracts great support from local businesses that sponsor a trophy and the Festival now has an impressive collection of silverware to present each year. “The Festival is reinventing the old-fashioned image of classical …

Forest Hill Family Festival

In partnership with Eliot Bank/Kelvin Grove Children & Family Centre, The Parents’ Network: SE London are hosting The Forest Hill Family Festival from 10-24 February. The Festival includes a series of workshops and activities for parents to foster relationships, network through shared experiences, and gain expertise in child development and well-being. The workshops are all free to attend thanks to the generous funding made available through Lewisham Council’s Forest Hill Assembly. Some events require advance booking. Sessions are run by experts in their field and the events have been spread across weekdays, weekends and evenings to accommodate and reach as many local parents as possible. Workshops and events will take place across a range of venues in Forest Hill. Summary of sessions include: Fostering Information Drop-in Mindfulness Workshop Dealing with Difficult Behaviour Workshop Flexible Working Workshop Discussion on Feminism and Motherhood Sleep Skills Seminar Language Skills for Bilingual Children Networking Event for Enterprising Parents Balancing Evidence for Parents Panel They have also partnered with local businesses, who will be offering a range of discounted products …