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Love West Dulwich Spring Fair - Sat 16th May
Posted by: Katharine@Wigwam 27 April, 2015 16:43

The Love West Dulwich Spring Fair - run in association with Dulwich Festival - will take place on Parkhall Road, Croxted Road and Rosendale Road in West Dulwich and promises to be a wonderful day for all the family.

Across West Dulwich there will be:
•Petting zoo with the Vauxhall City Farm.
•Vintage fun fair.
•Arts and crafts market.
•Street food market and craft beer stall.
•Maypole dancing workshops and performance.
•Find Shaun the Sheep activities.
•Entertainment tent, including: Dulwich Prep London Big Band, Popchoir, and South London Youth Theatre.
•Children’s activity tent, including: Storytelling, drama workshops, collage and t-shirt design.
•Floral Hall flower stall.
•Swing dance taster class with Swing Patrol West Dulwich.
•Children’s street dancing with GDND Academy.
•Street entertainment from Dulwich Wood Primary School steel Pan Band and Hey Zeus.
•Fire engine on Rosendale Road.
•Theatre with Freedom Academy and drama workshops from Paper Chain Theatre.
•Local charities, including: The Dulwich Helpline, Athol House, L’Arche, Food Bank and Evelina Children's Hospital.

In addition to this many local businesses will be running unique family friendly events, experiences and promotions throughout the day, including:

•Alleyn Park Garden Centre: Demonstrations/workshops on ‘how to prune a tree’ and ‘making your own gardeners’ hand cream’, plus a beekeeping information stand.
•Belmont Dry Cleaners: 50% off all repairs and alterations brought in on the day (Terms and conditions apply, call 0208 670 7607 for details).
•Changes Hair Solon: Will be offering ‘Street hair,’ haircuts outside in the sunshine.
•Dulwich Books: Storytelling with Minnie the Clown and activities from the Farmfest Children’s area, as well as a book signing from Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi, authors of The Girls Who Went to War.
•Dulwich Trader: Flower pot decorating and furniture painting workshop.
•Gareth James Estate Agents: Running a children’s art competition.
•Gastronomia Deli: Serving speciality Italian deli cured meats, cheese, chock and Vino.
•Indigo: Serving Indian Street food.
•Jaadu: Workshops on how to wear a Sari and mehndi hand decorating.
•Jo Partridge: Serving glasses of prosecco and giving away goodie bags as well as balloons and lollipops.
•Oddbins: Serving summer cocktails outside in the sunshine.
•Polished: Offering Free mini manicures with every luxury pedi booked and lucky dip with every product purchase.
•Tea West: Buy one coffee get one half price.
•Thomas Schoolwear: 10% discount on all purchases of cricket gear with the chance to win a cricket bat signed by members of the England cricket team.
•Scotch Meats: Serving pulled pork baps.
•Wigwam Toy Shop: Hosting free face painting and children’s games. Prizes from the toy shop to be won on the day.

About ‘Love West Dulwich’:
‘Love West Dulwich’ is an alliance of West Dulwich businesses and residents working together in order to put West Dulwich on the map, enticing those that live, work and school locally to stay in West Dulwich and those that live further afield to make the journey and enjoy the area and the wealth of fantastic local award winning businesses on offer.

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