CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL 2014
SATURDAY JUNE 28th
Performances, storytelling, sport, arts and crafts plus much more! Also new this year is our Baby & Toddler Zone.
Kids – have your crayons at the ready! Announcing the festival colouring competition courtesy of our Kids’ Zone sponsors, iMove. £25 vouchers for amazing local toyshop, Papagaio, for the lucky winners. To collect your form, visit iMove or Papagaio on Church Road – or go to www.imoveproperty.co.uk – and get colouring!
11am – 11:30am: Downsview Choir
Downsview Primary School choir sing contemporary songs with some solo performances from musicians
11:45am – 12:15pm: TEAM
TEAM will be showcasing a routine performed by some of their students. TEAM provides affordable but professional classes for 2-18 year olds in ballet, tap, commercial jazz and musical theatre. Followed by a free 30-minute dance workshop for children aged 4-10 years www.bepartoftheteam.co.uk
12:30pm – 1pm: Betty Wivell Academy
The academy will be showcasing their recent performances in theatre arts including dance, drama, singing, and cabaret, and running sample classes for younger children aged 5-8 years to join in www.bettywivell.com
1:15pm – 1:45pm: Love 2 Dance
A street dance workshop for children aged 5-10 years from local community-based dance school, with some of the Love 2 Dance performers showcasing what they do www.love2dance.ltd.uk
2pm – 3pm: Simply Smiley Productions
Panda’s Song is a heart waming sing-a-long story that will appeal to children of all ages. Pamela Panda doesn’t think she’s beautiful like other creatures, but her animal friends convince her that she really is special and that she has many different qualities to be proud of. Suitable for ages 2-12 years.
3:30pm – 4pm: Crystal Palace Youth Orchestra
Crystal Palace Youth Orchestra will be performing both as soloists and as an orchestra. For more info and how to join us contact Miss Agatha Lisowska 07921653424 or visit our website www.CPYO.co.uk
4:15pm – 4:45pm: Gems Performing Arts
Come and join the team for a free drama and dance lesson. Gems Performing Arts is run by young, local children who run a Saturday school at Sydenham High School, as well as holiday clubs and after school clubs. For ages 3-12 yearswww.gemsperformingarts.com
5pm – 5:15pm: Jelly Bean Jake Kids’ Club
Jelly Bean Jake Kids’ Club is about being creative and working together
as a team. Come and see the club kids perform short puppet-based drama to introduce educational songs with important messages. Suitable for ages 5 – 8 years [email protected]
5:30pm – 6pm: Perfect Circle Dance School
Best Song Ever – watch the junior street team kicking out some moves. A blend of modern, hip hop, break dancing with some surprising flips and twists to a mix of old and new beats. Le ballet – primary school dancers perform exciting, dynamic, challenging new choreography with gusto and panache to delight the audience. Shake a tail feather – pre-senior modern dancers show off their moves with impact in this high energy cheeky classic www.palacedance.co.uk
11am – 12pm: Untapped
Come and join artists from Untapped for an hour of creativity. Suitable for ages 3 and up www.untapped.org.uk
12:15pm – 1:45pm: Secret Adventures
Come and join Secret Adventures on an adventure – creating with nature. Using garden and woodland treasures, children will get a chance to put their imagination to work creating Festival-themed creations in this arts and crafts session. Suitable for ages 5 upwards www.secretadventurersclub.com
2:15pm – 3:15pm: Kudos Juggling
Join Peter and Rosanna Hart, who have over 12 years of circus art experience and strive to develop and promote circus skills to the public, for this fun hands-on, interactive juggling workshop! Suitable for ages 8-16 www.kudosjuggling.com
Come along and join Artastic Art Club’s fun session where children are able to get creative in the festival fun, decorating animal face masks and colourful flags with paint, glitter, tissue paper, felt, pom poms and much more!!! Suitable for ages 3-11www.club-tastic.co.uk
5pm – 6pm: MWAH
Come to our fun and spontaneous family sound session. We will be using gongs, percussion and drums to make some noise. The session is aimed at primary school children aged 7-11 and their parents/carers
11am – 11:30am: RYE – Research on Yoga in Education
A yoga session for children who are ready to let their imagination move their body, with mixture of fun postures, breath and relaxation, alongside stories, games and drawing. Suitable for all ages www.ryeuk.org
11:45am – 12:45pm: Crystal Palace Gymnastics
Crystal Palace Gynastics will showcase some short performances by their elite squad and welcome kids from 4-14 years to come along and have a go! www.Mycrystalpalacegymnastics.com
11:45am – 12:45pm: Kudos Juggling
Join Peter and Rosanna Hart, who have over 12 years of circus art experience and strive to develop and promote circus skills to the public, for this fun hands-on, interactive juggling workshop! Suitable for 8-16 years www.kudosjuggling.com
1pm – 2pm: KickStars
Fun football skills and space hopping with KickStars – suitable for ages 2-11 years www.kickstars.co.uk
2:15pm – 2:45pm & 3pm – 3:30pm: Brainy Yoga
Brainy Yoga combines traditional yoga and learning, making exercise and topics fun to explore in a non-competitive environment. We will be going on a trip to the Fun Fair by practising breathing and yoga poses, while enjoying imaginary rides and having fun! Suitable for ages 5-10 years www.brainyyoga.co.uk
3:45pm – 6pm: SOLA (Southwark and Lambeth FC)
iMove Property are proud club sponsors of SOLA (Southwark and Lambeth FC) who organise football activities for children aged between 7-12 years old. The clubs ethos is centred around player development whilst having fun and creating friendships. SOLA will be providing a set of skill challenges in the active area, from dribbling to heading to close control. Participants will compete individually to get the best possible score through various challenges. The skills challenge is open to children from 4-11 years. Prizes will be given out to winners on the day www.imoveproperty.co.uk
Sponsored by The Bookseller Crow
11:30am – 12pm: Little Supernovas
Creative drama workshop suitable for all ages. Let your child’s imagination explode with an action adventure! They’ll travel to mystical lands, boogie with baboons, trick dragons, tickle an octopus or even blast off into space. Wherever our imaginations take us! www.littlesupernovas.com
2pm – 2:30pm: Upper Norwood Library storytime
Join Fiona, children’s librarian at Upper Norwood Library, for some exciting stories about what goes on in the park in the dark. Suitable for ages 4-8 years www.uppernorwoodlibrary.org
4:45pm – 6pm: Reading chill-out time
Books loaned by the library. And more! Further sessions in the story-telling tent to be confirmed.
12pm, 1.30pm and 4pm: Punch and Judy (half hour shows)
iMove Property are delighted to bring the greatest puppet show on earth, Punch & Judy, to the festival! With the instantly recognisable classic red and white striped canvas theatre, Punch and Judy is a great story for the whole family with comedy, suspense and plenty of knockabout drama. The show features all the traditional characters, Punch, Judy, the baby, the policeman, the crocodile and the ghost. Punch and Judy have been firm favourites with the British since the first rave reviews in 1662, performing in the central piazza in Covent Garden, London. iMove are sure this will be a winnerwww.imoveproperty.co.uk
BABY AND TODDLER ZONE – BROUGHT TO YOU BY CRYSTAL PALACE MUMS
Sponsored by iMOVE property
This year, for the first time ever at the festival, Crystal Palace Mums present the baby and toddler zone.
Crystal Palace Mums, a local networking group for parents, along with their sponsor, iMove, are putting on a jam packed day full of activities and fun for all of Crystal Palace’s 3ft and under festival goers. Your little ones can take part in a range of activities aimed at children from zero to five. There is also a chill-out area where you can relax, grab a refreshment or do a quick nappy change. Parent supervision is required at all times in the zone.
11am – 6pm: Mini-Le-Bounce
Mini-Le-Bounce will be offering baby sensory equipment aimed at under 2s. Little ones will enjoy excitable play from our mini ball pit to mini black out tent.
11am – 12pm: Diddy Dinos
Diddy Dinos will be doing some fabulous craft for babies and toddlers. So make your way over to see us for some interactive and creative enjoyment. Make and create a beautiful memory for yourself of your child’s hand or footprint with paint. Suitable for under 4s
12:15pm – 12:45pm: And Chillax – Baby Massage
In this taster session you will learn a range of baby massage strokes, and sing some nursery rhymes along with each stroke to make it fun and interactive! Babies do not need to be undressed but should be at least 6 weeks old onwardswww.andchillax.co.uk
1pm – 1:30pm: Melody Bear
Listen to the delightful story of Melody Bear as she attends her very first dance class, then help her create the story through songs and dance. Melody Bear and her best friend Milligan Bear are the focal point of this taster of our specialist pre-school dance curriculum. Suitable for ages 2-5 years
1:45pm – 2:15pm: Waggle and Hum at the festival!
The much-loved Waggle and Hum – with a twist! Come and sing nursery songs with Fiona Byers – Upper Norwood children’s librarian, along with her puppets and musical instruments, and enjoy a story. Suitable for babies and toddlerswww.uppernorwoodlibrary.org
2:30pm – 3:15pm: Mini Magic
Mini-Magic explores all avenues of theatre with tremendous tricks, marvellous music, props, characters and laced with dance song and poetry. It’s the perfect involvement activity to get kids up inspired and stage-tastic. Suitable for ages 3-5.
Join Hartbeeps for a magical journey through Baby Land for you and your little one. We offer wonderful baby development classes all set to a fabulous baby sound track. Music, movement and magical play for little babies, tots and toddlerswww.hartbeeps.com
4:45pm – 5:30pm: Monkey Music logo
“Music really is the food of love!” Our music classes are rich, nourishing and great fun! Aimed at babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Monkey Music provide a stimulating musical environment, gentle songs and fascinating sounds, absorbing activities and precious shared moments. Suitable for under 4s www.monkeymusic.co.uk
Face painting hub
Face painting by:
Sarah Haram www.firebirdfacepaints.co.uk
Bouncy castles provided by Jumping Beans www.jumpingbeansinflatables.co.uk
OTHER KIDS’ ACTIVITIES
West Norwood Fire Engine, College Green (2-4pm), subject to emergency calls.
Toddle in the City Exhibition
Photographs from our preparatory Toddles. See Crystal Palace through the eyes of children and what treasures they have found on their hunt.
12pm – 6pm: Grooveschool
Don’t miss out on our very special DJ and basic music technology workshops for young people aged 8-19. Find it at the bottom of the food court. www.grooveschool.co.uk
Main Stage: Music
Back with the best in up and coming talent and a very special guest.
Food, Drink & More
As usual you will not go hungry and thirsty at the festival with our Food Court and Food Tent.
From Crystal Palace Transition Town to physios, osteopath and personal trainers.
MAIN STAGE: MUSIC
Sponsored by: Quality Solicitors Amphlett Lissimore
A band playing original soul-searching uplifting songs, powerful rhythms, a fusion of most contemporary sounds but with a heavy reggae influence. Be prepared to experience something different. www.kevaltheband.com11:45am: Stacey Cohen
Quirky original, alt folk music that offer “inspiring acoustic rhythms and impassioned vocals, avant-garde folk with hints of bluegrass and country infused with something marvellous”. www.staceycohenmusic.co.uk
12:30pm: Kit Rice
A singer songwriter and a classical violinist with an album produced by Cam Blackwood (Jamiroquai, Cee Lo Green) and a BBC Radio tour coming up, he is an emerging talent to watch out for in 2014. www.kitrice.com
1:15pm: Vibe Machine
Vibe Machine have been described as: “Ian Dury bumping into Gil Scott Heron and both of them moving to LA to be produced by Steely Dan”. www.vibemachine.info
2pm: The Boom Boom Booms
Three singers, two screaming Gretsch Guitars, a big double bass, drums of thunder, and some wailing sax! That’s rock ‘n’ roll baby! www.theboomboombooms.co.uk
2.45pm Kosmic Troubadour
The Kosmic Troubadour is a psychedelic-rainbow-coloured-keyboard player, singing songs with passion and compassion about Life, Love, The Universe and everything in-between! Let the music touch your soul and have some fun!www.facebook.com/KosmicTroubadour?fref=ts
3:30pm: Special Guest Star – Tony Hatch
From pop music to the stage and TV to film, Tony Hatch is a songwriting legend. Often referred to as the British Burt Bacharach he was responsible for composing, producing and arranging a string of International hits. His songs have been made famous by Petula Clark, Frank Sinatra, Dolly Parton, Chris Montez, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jnr, Paul McCartney, Emma Bunton, Sarah Vaughan, Bobby Rydell, Billy Fury, Matt Monro, Jackie Trent, Chubby Checker, Scott Walker, Perry Como, The Searchers, Shirley Bassey and many many more. His television credits include Emmerdale, Neighbours and Crossroads. We are delighted to have Tony on our stage. Not to be missed! www.tonyhatch.com
4:15pm: The Cracked
The Cracked are an outrageously handsome eight-piece who blend Afrobeat, Latin, Tropical and Soca to create original songs as catchy as their sound is contagious. Definitely the most fun you can have with your wellies on. www.the-cracked.com
An original mixture of folk, punk and rock with foot stomping side effects. A banjo and fiddle add an element of bluegrass, whilst a melody inspired guitar is driven by pounding drums and basswww.facebook.com/pages/Saltdog/1494091277471243?fref=ts
FOOD & DRINK
Sponsored by Westow House
We carefully curate our food court each year to bring you the best in street food from around the world and lots of lovely drinkies! With even more stalls this year, you can expect to be well fed and watered. Big shout out to the lovely people at Westow House for sponsoring the food court and don’t forget to pop into their bar for the best in craft beer.
Other local traders pop up in the food court with their take on cocktails – fab cocktails, wines and prosecco from Domali, mojitos and other Cuban favourites from Casa Cuba – they are ready to mix it up for you!
Back over by the main stage is the Orchard Bar with specialist ciders and lagers brought to you by Project Shine. Join the team for a cider under their homemade apple tree. They select the finest in small batch production alcohol from around Britain to bring you favorites in cider, perry, ale and mead, all served from the real grass bar www.projectshine.co.uk
FOOD TASTING TENT
Sponsored by Good Taste
12pm: Chas and Momo
Master baker Chas shows you how to make baos, a type of bread eaten all over Asia which is steamed. With slow roast pork, minced pork and a shu mai, a steamed dumpling www.facebook.com/chasandmomo
Run by chef to celebrities Yun Ko, Salon is a catering and events company based in SE19 that will introduce you to the must-have canapés of 2014. Check out Salon’s first supper club on Facebook #Kingswoodhousesupperclub or our websitewww.salon-events.com.
2pm: Manish of Good Taste Food and Drink presents Beer & Cheese
3pm Harrington’s Kitchens
Run by Stephen Harrington and Roberta Levent, enthusiastic artisan bakers and chefs. They will demo a technique of working bread dough that produces an airy, light result and also how to roll out fresh pasta and make ravioli and pappardelle. Free focaccia! www.harringtonskitchen.com
4pm: Margosan Dining – traditional Sri Lankan curry
Kalum Piyadasa, creator of Margosa Dining will demonstrate how to combine spices to give depth of flavour and just the right kick to Sri Lankan Chicken Curry with fresh coconut Facebook/MargosaCrystalPalace @margosa_curry
5pm: Mojito masterclass and Cuban street food
From one of the bartenders of Floridita bar in Havana (Ernest Hemingway’s favourite) Casa Cuba will be presenting a Mojito master class. You’ll learn how to make the original version of the most famous Cuban cocktail. Like in Havana, a mojito is often accompanied by taro root fritters. Our chef will teach you how to make this delicious gluten free savourywww.casacuba.co.uk
OTHER FESTIVAL INFO
Free festival water at the Salvation Army stall – stay hydrated!
Get your festival t-shirts here! Special edition hand screen printed posters from 2012! Lots of festival goodies for your purchase so you can say you’ve been there and got the t-shirt.
The fine people from St John’s Ambulance will be here looking after you all and are situated opposite the main music stage and in the lifestyle zone, should you need their assistance.
Sponsored by CMG Security Solutions
Crystal Palace Transition Town
Back again this year celebrating our amazing range of activities and projects working to make the area more sustainable. Check out our stalls and tours and find out about the many ways you can get involved:
Patchwork Farm Stall – food grown in Crystal Palace!
Local and Fair – find out about Fairtrade and supporting local businesses
Palace Power – bringing solar panels to Crystal Palace
Edible Garden – tours throughout the day with the growing team
Transport Group – check out our cargo bikes and plans for Play Streets
You can also find out more about our other projects: Palace Pint, Palace Pick-ups, Handmade Palace, Patchwork Preserves, our other Growing Spaces and much more. Also don’t forget to pop over and visit our brilliant weekly Food Market in Haynes Lane from 10am til 3pm
Angelique Hartigan – Artist
Crystal Palace artist, Angelique depicts South London and beyond in her trademark energetic and vibrant style. She is offering a selection of original paintings, limited edition and signed prints. www.angelique-hartigan-artist.co.uk.
Dulwich Picture Gallery Artmobile
Join your friends and family in an exciting, all-ages, interactive workshop with Dulwich Picture Gallery. Brought to you by the Galley’s busy outreach vehicle, the Artmobile, Dulwich Picture Gallery is thrilled to bring its award-winning education programmes to the festival for the first time. www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk
Training, shaping and toning clients with a team of personal trainers, Pilates teachers, osteopaths, sports and holistic massage therapists and nutrition advisors. www.trainingpoints.co.uk
Crystal Palace Osteopaths & Natural Therapies
All are welcome to visit us and enjoy taster treatments, mini yoga workshops, free balloons for the kids, or just sit and have a chat. We are friendly professionals and are happy to discuss our natural therapies and workshops with you. We help you feel good in your body! www.crystalpalaceosteopaths.co.uk
Peter the Osteopath
Offers osteopathy and sports massage in Sydenham, Crystal Palace, and Balham. Peter is a skilled structural and cranial osteopath who uses a variety of techniques that are tailored to each client’s particular needs. Peter has a special interest in treating expectant mothers www.the-osteopath.co.uk
The Little Escape
Offers a wide range of treatments and therapies by well qualified, accredited and experienced practitioners. We offer services ranging from acupuncture and cranial osteopathy to reflexology and massage all designed for your wellbeing and relaxation. www.thelittleescape.com
Yogusensi Juice Well
Our vibrant and delicious juices are made fresh from locally sourced produce – with cool names like The Green Goddessand The Heart’s Guardian – they will refresh and replenish! Come and visit us at our beautifully restored 1973 British classic – Commer Highwayman. www.yogusensi.co.uk
The Natural Healing
Meire Carvalho specialises in holistic massage and Thai table massage. She will be providing 15 or 20 minute sessions of relaxing or deep tissue massage. Come along and give yourself a few moments to relax and get rid of tension within your body.
Beautywise, House of Colour & RMH Nutrition
Visit our booth for free skincare consultations from Beautywise (www.beautywise.myarbonne.co.uk), advice on your wardrobe dilemmas from House of Colour (www.houseofcolour.co.uk/aliwestmoreland), and a free A-Z of health and nutrition brochure from RMH Nutrition (www.rmh-nutrition.co.uk).
Geraldine Gleeson – Alexander Technique
Will be offering 10-minute demonstrations of the Alexander Technique; She will explain how the Technique can help release habitually held tension, improve flexibility, balance, posture and reduce muscular pain. www.alexandersouth.co.uk