Day 16 – Sunday, 14 April
Palm Sunday Service 10 to 11.30am
A special service with a colourful Palm Sunday Procession through the lower park, two dramatized readings and special music to mark Jesus’ counter-cultural entry into Jerusalem on a donkey. This servant-king challenges notions of power and authority in a way that still resonates and provokes thought. Come and join the crowd. Everyone welcome.
10am – 11:30am
Free Woodland Folk Music Festival
Now in its 3rd year, the hugely successful free folk music festival is taking place in Brockley Nature Reserve. Come and listen, dance, and have a wander around the reserve, and bring your kids to take part in our woodland den building activities, or try out hula hooping. The festival takes place outdoors, so please dress for all weather conditions, and feel free to bring a chair!
12.00pm – Harry and Mairtin: Fiddle tunes from Ireland, Britain, Europe, North America and beyond.
1.00pm – A Grande Scheme brings together guitar, accordion and vocal harmonies to play up-beat Americana, folk, roots and acoustic music.
2.00pm – The Flatfoot Boys – Appalachian mountain music played by Londoners who don their instruments and suddenly live in a one room shack on the side of old smokey……
3.00pm – South East London Folk Orchestra – The South East London Folk Orchestra play and sing a variety of tunes from around the world. They are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and to get your feet tapping.
In between each act, all ages are invited to join fun hula hoop sessions with Clara from Planet Hoop.
Vesta Road, SE4 2NG
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Find your inner light through guided meditation and sound. You will be serenaded with crystal bowls, gongs and voice while being guided on an inner journey towards inner peace and contentment. Please bring yoga mats, a blanket and water.
Studio 3 Hub
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Identity. Depression. Sexuality. Childlessness. Joy. Pain. Spring II is an anthology of monologues centred around “Spring” in all its incarnations. Set in a converted motorbike garage with a raw, architectural quality, we will take you on an immersive emotional journey. A theatre experience like no other. Some tickets will be available on the door
17 Harts Lane, SE14 5UP
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Street Trees for Living AGM with guest speakers
Learn about this precious community resource and what you can do to help green our streets. With talks and Q&A from eminent guest speakers, a leading landscape architect and the Forestry Commission’s London Manager.
Street Trees for Living is a project of Brockley Society. It is a volunteer community group working to plant street trees across the Lewisham borough. Estimates in the public domain have varied but the group has confirmed that over 600 trees have been planted since 2012. The group has become a template for similar groups starting in the UK.
3:00pm – 5:30pm
Identity. Depression. Sexuality. Childlessness. Joy. Pain. Spring II is an anthology of monologues centred around “Spring” in all its incarnations. Set in a converted motorbike garage with a raw, architectural quality, we will take you on an immersive emotional journey. A theatre experience like no other. Some tickets will be available on the door.
17 Harts Lane, SE14 5UP
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Festival Jazz Night 8 – 11pm
Now bigger and better in the Telegraph Hill Centre’s Narthex, Jazz Night provides its usual rousing end to the Festival, with local musicians and singers performing an eclectic programme of jazz standards and original compositions.
Food available. Bread, cheese and accompaniments platters from the Hill Bakery purveyor of artisan breads, farm-made cheese and a whole lot more.
8pm – 11pm