Sunday, 5 September 2010

Stockwell Festival and Expo: 25 September 2010

Saturday 25th September 2010
Larkhall Park
Courland Grove
London SW8 2PX
(with thanks to Stockwell news for compiling the details)
Stockwell Festival, produced by Stockwell Partnership in association with Lambeth Council, is an annual highlight of the South London cultural calendar. 2010 marks its 10th anniversary and this year an Expo is included in the event. This year's theme, delivered in partnership with local service providers, local organisations and community groups is COHESION, CREATIVY & WELLBEING.

Highlights include:

The Pineapple Stage
A vibrant line-up with local street dancers Dance Starz, Stockwell Good Neighbours Choir, acrobatic cheerleaders Fyer Flyz and South London’s very own 2008 X Factor boot camp contestants RTI (Reach To Inspire). Plus professional swinging sounds from Kingsize 5 and Congolese favourites Grupo Lokito

Children’s Village There’s face painting, arts and craft workshops, Punch and Judy shows, magic and circus workshops, interactive drumming workshops with Lambeth Music Service plus Bureau of Silly Ideas’ Pineapple Car is back to take you on a hair-raising ride around the park!

Celebrating 10 years, local artists, Art 4 Space invite you to make ‘A Wish For Stockwell’ - watch out for the giant birthday cake.

Jump on board Oasis Go Karts’ pedal cars for some relay racing fun or enjoy creative environmental activities with Oasis Nature Gardens.

Later in the afternoon, Lady Pineapple leads the Pineapple Parade around the park with an array of pineapple puppets, masks and hats culminating in a performance from the Fyer Flyz on the main stage.

Wellbeing Zone
Trust Art Project invite you to join them for The Big Tea - have a brew and a slice of yummy cake and enjoy the exhibition and art workshops.

Lambeth Community Health trainers will be sharing wellbeing information and offering health checks all day.

Plus massage or reflexology treatment. Local therapists are on hand to treat you.

Peace Zone
Meet your safer neighbourhood police team, their dogs and horses and find out all about local safety. The Fire Brigade will be there between 2 and 4pm

Stockwell EXPOsed
Find out what’s available on your local doorstep as organisations and Council services offer a one-stop shop of information. Including chance to meet your local councillors and put your burning questions to them or simply browse around the many arts and craft stalls selling their wares.

DR BIKE – Get your bike fixed for FREE! Lambeth’s Sustainable Transport team offer advice and mechanical know-how.

Friends of Larkhall Park exhibit the latest park developments.

If you’d like to get involved, have a stall or volunteer contact Anna at or call 07973 711173.