02 July 2010

Blythe Hill Fields Festival

The Friends of Blythe Hill Fields are holding their annual fair this weekend on Saturday 3 July, from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.

As well as the usual stalls (cakes, plants, crafts, Punch and Judy, bouncy castle), there will be family games, sports, live music, drumming workshops and dance from local artists. Come along and see us there.

TimeGroupType of Music
1130 - 1150Dads AloudClassic 50s, 60s and 70s R&B and rock n roll from local dads.
1155 - 1215The Artie FufkinsGrown up pop - think Crowded House.
1220 - 1240The Lost CavalryIndie folk band - mellow sound. Local drummer.
1250 - 1310Dorian and the ModesTraditional Irish folk music from the Blythe Hill Tavern
1315 - 1335Brockley Rise SingersChoral a capella from Brockley Rise Centre
1340 - 1400Frank and AnnieRootsy folky blues duo
1405 - 1425The Hankdogs featuring PianoLocal folk group - with Andy Hankdog, Nunhead's easycome acoustic legend.
1430 - 1450SuckerFestival stalwarts with a fun punky sound.
1500 - 1520Sid SingsBlues acoustic three piece band from Catford.
1530 - 1600Nzinga DanceAfrican dance and drumming.
1600 - 1630Brockley Ukelele GroupA mix of songs from punk to pop to hip hop is given the uke treatment.

If you haven't been up already, go and look and try the new playground! Many months of planning and construction has finally come to fruition and there is now a brilliant new resource for children and parents to enjoy for many years to come. It is a fantastic addition to the Fields and is a major achievement which the Friends are delighted with.

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