This Sunday will be our annual Summer Fayre with L’Arche London UK at their Garden project 21 Idmiston Road all part of the famed West Norwood Feast.
L’Arche have their fab plants and craftwork by their members for sale and are extremely popular – especially the plants!
Here’s a sneak peak of new sellers on Sunday:
First up we have Remi of Love Rems – Shea Butters, Body Scrubs, Coconut & Vanilla Scrubs, Ylang-Ylang Body Scrub, and colourful Gift bags & packs.
Click on the photo below to visit their Facebook page:
Next up we have Roniqua Gerald of soufriereliving who creates home decor and gifts that are playful and quirky.
Click on the image below to visit their Facebook page
Lots of local people selling their unwanted / needed items around the neighbourhood with some local shops and organisations joining in.
Click the magpie image below to visit the Jumble Trail map which will give you a description of who and where.
I think we will all need to wear hiking boots or very sturdy sandals 😀
We look forward to seeing you there!
Pimm’s & Partsongs: A Musical Garden Party – in aid of L’Arche
London chamber choir Colla Voce Singers, conducted by Aidan Coburn presents their summer event of 2017. Pimm’s & Partsongs: A Musical Garden Party – in aid of L’Arche UK.
Albert Square Garden is on Albert Square, Vauxhall, London SW8 1DA.
Music from Colla Voce Singers, with drinks, light entertainment, jazz, classical arias and VIP guests (to be announced).
Tickets available now from See Tickets for £15 (£12 concessions) – all include a complimentary summer drink. Under 18s £5 and family tickets also available:
to find out more just click the poster image above to catch up via the facebook event page.
Mothering Sunday and Easter card and candle making workshop
Saturday 5 March
L’Arche Craft Workshop – West Norwood
Come visit us to make a handmade candle in your favourite colour and match it with a Mother’s Day card using lots of papercraft techniques… stamping, die cuts, stickers and more – go for the fun look or stylish… it’s up to you!
Rock Paper Scissors members will be there to help with the workshops and give crafty tips 🙂
Note: The Stitch community group has been cancelled for that day – please check out their website for more news – they have a google calendar that gets updated with any upcoming projects.
Would you like to give your loved ones something special for Christmas, help your local charity, local makers AND have HUGE FUN?
Come visit L’Arche & RPS on Saturday in West Norwood as we have two events that you will love.
RPS are local Artists and makers who create one of a kind work which ranges from kids home decor, toys, jewellery, Art, Prints, Ceramics, Cards and don’t forget L’Arche handmade Christmas decoupage decorations, jewellery, wreaths and lots more – come see!
L’Arche Candle Making Workshop – includes Candle, Cake & Greeting Card
L’Arche are holding their 2nd, extremely popular candle making workshop.
It starts at 11 am and finishes at 4 pm – be prompt as the introduction will go through each step.
Candles also need time to cool down before the bottom is flattened.
£15 admission fee for 1 Candle, 1 Christmas Card & Cake.
The admission fee goes to the charity.
Please RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
click the image below to see more photographs of the first Candle Making Workshop at L’Arche.
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Lots of people came to our Christmas Fayre which meant a lot of cake, mince pies and mulled whisky was consumed so just as well there was a band playing to top it all off!
(note: there were people there but when you produce a large camera people suddenly decide to stand behind the photographer! chickens ;-p)
Music by Uffington 357 – a band from West Norwood (London SE27) playing a beautiful blend of soul, funk and Jazz. with Sue Harvey, Myles Runham and… (I’ll update when I find out! sorry)
RPS, The Stitch & West Norwood Bzz Garage – all projects started by the Open Works project were recently mentioned in the Guardian and you can see Agnes (The Right Stuff Vintage), Tara from the Stitch and Wayne from Bzz Garage photographed and interviewed about these projects.
Agnès Baumont of Rock Paper Scissors, with Lidia Silaghi, a support assistant with L’Arche. Photograph: Athlyn Cathcart-Keays
read more here: The Guardian Cities
Lidia is the person who will be running the next candle making workshop on the 12th December.
AND it will be late night opening for RPS on the same day – Rum punch anyone? waves hand in the air
Facebook Event Page – come say hi and to let us know you are coming for the Rum Punch … ok… maybe not so RPS and L’Arche can drink it over cooling candles instead 😉
L’Arche Christmas Decorations – pin cone ready to be made in to Christmas Wreaths – will be available for sale at the Xmas Fayre.
Spoil yourself and your loved ones this winter with unique hand crafted gifts from our annual Christmas Market!
With a vast array of exciting traditional hand made prints, paintings, cards, textiles and jewellery, our local artists and makers’ stalls will be sure to have something for everyone, so come along and shop until you drop with the added knowledge that you are supporting West Norwood’s creative community.
Our staff will be on hand to supply warming Christmas treats and music to get you into the festive spirit!
Face painting, Christmas Decorations workshop, Live Music, festive cake pops too.
L’Arche & RPS shop window is looking festive
Baubles made by L’Arche members
How cute is this toy train! (courtesy of Agnes)
Here’s a few more photos of the shop…
Anthony Hodges has rejoined RPS so you can now buy
getting redy for Christmas
Collect the festive coupons to win a prize
click the image above to visit the Facebook event page to collect all 12 coupons – they are shared on twitter too – you can also collect from the main RPS facebook page – see the sidebar 🙂
ps: a huge thank you to Agnès Baumont/The Right Stuff for designing all the posters (for L’Arche events as well as for the RPS group) and to Kudret & Aytekin from Odek for printing all the leaflets & posters.
L’Arche Christmas Concert
The L’Arche London Arkclub Theatre group would like to invite you to their Christmas Concert at All Saints Church, West Dulwich.
Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 7.30pm!