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Upcoming festivals and events.

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Bellingham Festival  Free

Bellingham Green 24 June 11.45AM to 4.30PM

Free community festival for all ages

Address: Bellingham Green Park, Bellingham Green, Bellingham, London, Se6 3Hd

Blythe Hill Fields Festival Free

Blythe Hill Fields  1 July  12 noon to 5pm

A fabulous family festival, celebrating & supporting local talent.

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Midsummer Faery Den Free

Forster Memorial Park 2 July 3pm to 8pm

A free theatrical party inspired by Shakespeae's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Address: Foster Park, Whitefoot Lane, Bromley,

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Deanna Rodger

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 6 July 8pm to 10.30PM

An inspirational young female spoken word poet, 'write from your heart and soul'.

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Four Femmes on the Thames

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 7 July 8.30PM to 10.30PM

Presenting the struggles of dating, feminism, love and London-living through song and comedy.

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Four Femmes on the Thames

Sydenham Centre 7 July 8.30PM to 10.30PM

Join these glamorous Sydenham vocalists as they present their daily struggles through comedy and song

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Games Free

Mountsfield ParkThe Albany at Lewisham People's Day 8 July  12 noon to 6pm

Fun, interactive games for the whole family that have delighted audiences at some 6,500 shows in streets and squares in 30 countries across the world! Created in Catalonia, the weird and wonderful kit for the games is made from everyday objects.

Address: Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, London, Se6 1An

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Step Lively: Barn Dance & Ceilidh with music and a live performance from Gems Performing Arts Free

Bowling Green, Mayow Park, Mayow Road, SE26 4SS 8 July  12 noon to 5pm

Open air event in Mayow Park with Step Lively bringing us London's biggest barn dance. Suitable for children, old and young, polkas, Gay Gordons, Hoe Downs, Do si dos, jigs, reels and lots of laughs.

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Foxtots Bops

Bowling Green, Mayow Park, Mayow Road, SE26 4SS 9 July  12 noon to 12.45PM

Returning to Mayow Park after last years sell out shows with face painting and glitter tatoos for all!

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Foxtots Bops

Bowling Green, Mayow Park, Mayow Road, SE26 4SS 9 July 3pm to 3.45PM

Returning to Mayow Park after last years sell out shows with face painting and glitter tatoos for all!

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Midsummer Faery Den Free

Folkstone Gardens, Deptford, SE8 9 July 3pm to 8pm

A free theatrical party inspired by Shakespeae's A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - M.A.D. by Gems Musical Theatre Company

Westwood Theatre 10 July 6.45PM to 7.30PM

A new production performed by children aged 8-14, Gems is a local performing arts school based in Sydenham, designed for young, local children.

Address: Sydenham High School, Westwood Hill, London, Se26 6Bl

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Jazz & Salsa Free

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 12 July 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Relax to the soulful and powerfull jazz tones of Harriet Eaves with pianist Nathan Jarvis. Then learn som simple Cuban Salsa moves with dancer Yamile.

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 14 July 8pm to 10.30PM

Watch as she pushes her warped, arrogant, self-obsessed characters to their breaking points - and pushes the audience's boundaries too!

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Marinade of the Ancient Rhymers Free

Sydenham community library service 15 July 2pm to 4pm

Featuring two hours of fun with erudition, tea and cakes.

Address: Sydenham Library, Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Se

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Boo Hewerdine

St Bartholomew's Church 15 July 8pm to 10.30PM

One of the greatest songwriter performers in the business and a unique talent.

Address: ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH, WESTWOOD HILL, LONDON, SE26 6QR

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Golden Lion Sessions Free

Golden Lion 16 July 6pm to 8pm

Relaxed early evening music night with Markus Michelucci and his band Sound Refuge hosting a fortnightly session. Tonights special guest is the very talented Nathan Persad.

Address: 116 Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Jx

Summer & Sydenham Festival - Ayesha Hazarika, MBE: State of the Nation

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 16 July 7.30PM to 10.30PM

Lifting the lid on Westminster with brutal honesty and humour and asks what's next for British politics.

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Ewart Community Hall Festival Free

 22 July 11am to 4pm

Fun day including food, activities for all ages and live performance provided by the hall users and local groups.

Address: Ewart Road Clubroom, 44 Wastdale Road, Forest Hill, London, Se23 1Hn

A DIY self-catering SUMMER OF LOVE 50th Free

Hilly Fields Park 22 July  12 noon to 8pm

Celebrating 50 years of the Summer of Love

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Indian Summer Baaja Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 23 July  12 noon to 9pm

A festival of music, stories and dance from across South Asia, staged across the Horniman Gardens and curated by British Indian virtuoso Sarod player, Soumik Datta.

Address: Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, London, Se23 3Pq

Annual Family Fun Day

Firhill Road Sports Ground  30 July  12 noon to 6pm

Annual charity fundraising event to support the restoration and development of Firhill Road Sports Ground.

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Grove Park Carnival Free

Chinbrook Meadows 12 August 11am to 7pm

Grove Park Carnival

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Chinbrook Dog Show Free

Chinbrook Meadows 13 August 11am to 6pm

Fun Dog Show and Family Day

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Horniman Mela Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 3 September  12 noon to 6pm

The Horniman's Indian Summer season concludes with a fun day of perfomances and activities inspired by South Asian festivals and celebratory traditions, culminating in a spectacular recreation of a Holi festival colour throw.

Address: Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, London, Se23 3Pq

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Join the fun at People's Day 2017

One of south east London’s biggest and best-loved free festivals, People’s Day, takes centre stage once more on Saturday 8 July, ready to entertain, amuse, inform and amaze.

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Free festival: come to People's Day 2017!