The Magical Sprite Village
Don’t forget to visit The Magical Sprite Village in Crystal Palace park during the festival – pick up a map and key from our local traders. More details on the event page.
Crystal Palace Art Trail
The first Crystal Palace Art Trail connects all the visual arts and to celebrate the wealth of talent in the area throughout the festival – dates and times vary. Please visit the art trail website to download a map and find out more palacearttrail.weebly.
Willie Smart’s Vintage Tea Party
Pop into our Crystal Palace branch any time over the festival for tea, cake, vintage tunes, discounts and freebies! Also, keep an eye out for us in the parks over the weekend and grab yourself a free goodie bag.
10am, 2pm and 4pm: Toddle in the City
Starting at Papagaio
Toddlers, take your favourite adult to go on a treasure hunt on the Triangle! We will provide a camera for children to take photos of all the treasures they can find hidden in the streets, parks and buildings. Suitable for children aged 3-6, and older siblings up to 9. See the event page for more details.
10am – 3pm: Flower festival
All Saints’ Church
Open to the public to enjoy a flower festival on the theme of peace, and a chance to see the recent refurbishments.
5pm: Beyond Words’ children’s special
Upper Norwood Library
Spoken Words just for children aged 10 years and upwards (with accompanying adults), featuring a special children’s entertainer! Donations welcome www.uppernorwoodlibrary.org
7pm: Beyond Words and Upper Norwood Library present 1914-2014
Upper Norwood Library
Spoken word and music with John Greening (poet), Hylda Sims (poet-musician), Fiona-Jane Watson (actress) and Matthew Caley (poet). A varied, lively, reflective programme for the WWI memorial year. Donations welcome www.beyondwordspoetrylondon.co.uk
The White Hart
DJ retro night with some of the best classic songs of all time
Doors 7.30pm for 8pm: The Overground Express: Spoken Word
Upstairs at Antenna Studios
After last year’s brilliant event, we’re back with another blistering, eclectic line-up of talent – Brendan Cleary, David Crystal, Tamsin Kendrick, Jazzman John Clarke, Emma Ako, Zuli Stenson, plus music from semi-acoustic Hapa trio Wondermare. Expect surprises. More acts TBC.
Tickets £3 at the door.
Some short open-mic slots available email email@example.com for more information. Hosted by Joe Duggan.
7:30pm – 9:15pm: Piano recital
Salvation Army Worship Hall
Sergei Podobedov, graduate of The Moscow Central School of Music, Tchaikovsky Conservatory and The Royal College of Music, plays Chopin, David Braid, Prokofiev and Schubert-Liszt www.sergeipodobedov.com
7.30pm – late: The Gremlins + DJ Mighty Craic
Gipsy Hill Tavern FREE ENTRY
Full on party covers band will have the Gipsy jumping to hits from the ’60s, lots of indie/Brit pop tracks, a smattering of Irish rock and powerful ’80s/’00s rock anthems!
7:30pm – late: Metamono present Secrets of Nature: Sounds Unseen – Now Sold Out!
St. John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road
Last year’s festival headliners return for a very special show at the beautiful St. John the Evangelist church.
8:30pm til late: The Electric Palace Open Air Cinema – Now Sold Out!
The debut feature by Crystal Palace legend Richard Ayoade from the TV comedy IT Crowd, is just one of the programme highlights.
’till 9pm: 2 cocktails for £9 South East Soul night
Six of the best soul DJs London has to offer spinning rare soul, funk and disco vinyl. Check website for more details www.westowhouse.com
9pm – 1:30am
DJ playing ’80s/’90s and old Skool (over 25s)
9pm: Ragged Glory
The Grape & Grain
10pm – 12midnight: Buenavista Social Club Dedication
Casa Cuba www.casacuba.co.uk