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Previous Events

Christmas market

Sunday, December 11, 2022

The festive season is truly upon us.

Folk memories - recipes & customs, story walk & creative writing workshop

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Join local writer and storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton to share memories and stories of customs that make this season magical. Pomme will lead us on a short walk to notice plants and trees and tell a few snippets of folklore and legend as we go.

Feast Christmas market

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Come and enjoy the festive atmosphere of the Feast Christmas Market. Handmade gifts, music and much more. Find us outside and inside West Norwood Library and PictureHouse.

Magical Lantern Walk

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Open Orchard return to celebrate the last evening of Wild Norwood 2022 with their magical lantern walk. This is a guided walk around the streets of West Norwood and Tulse Hill visiting many of the 

Carols 4all

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Come and sing your favourite carols and Christmas songs at Carols 4ALL, 4ALL’s community drop-in carols event. Meet friends and neighbours and enjoy mulled wine, mince pies. 

Uses and Folklore of Cemetery Plants

Saturday, December 10, 2022

We will take ourselves back a century, to the 1920s, when there was no national health service, and most people lived in rural areas. How did they view wild plants, and what uses did they make of them?

El Swing Christmas Party

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Wil Sifontes and his Latin Sound Quintet with El Swing DJs and Salsa Dance Class led by Yamile.

Free the Gallery Festival of Giving

Thursday, December 8, 2022

and runs until Sunday December 18 2022; 11am-5pm every day.

Glowing Garden

Thursday, December 8, 2022

The South London Botanical Institute is holding their unique and beautiful event again this year.


Thursday, December 8, 2022

Various dates until December 18, 2022

Adapted from the Hans Christian-Andersen tale, Thumbelina is the story of an extraordinarily tiny girl and her adventures with marriage-minded toads, moles, and beetles. She successfully avoids their intentions before falling in love with a flower-fairy prince just her size.