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Wild Norwood 2022

Sunday, November 27, 2022

- Saturday 10 December 2022
6pm-9pm each day
This is a completely FREE local community festival, and everyone is welcome to take part, as well as enjoy.
This year West Norwood Cemetery is delighted to be participating in Wild Norwood.
Wild Norwood is a celebration of nature in an urban inner London borough and this year the theme for the Window Wanderland window trail along Norwood Road are the winter berries and seeds that can be found in the cemetery. 

What is a Window Wanderland? read on...

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

12.30-1.30pm
This is completely FREE, no booking required, but for your first time, please arrive 10mins early to allow for registration.
It’s almost impossible not to feel good when we’re walking outdoors – it’s a natural mood-booster! And the great news is we don’t need to walk far or fast to feel its effects on our health and wellbeing. Simply getting out is a tonic for our minds and bodies, and it can be sociable too.

Magical Lantern Walk

Saturday, December 10, 2022

5pm-6.30pm
This is a completely FREE event and everybody is welcome - meet outside West Norwood Picturehouse.
Join Open Orchard, as they return to celebrate the last evening of Wild Norwood 2022 with their annual magical lantern walk around West Norwood’s wild and wondrous streets and parks to fill the night with light, sparkle and music!

Feast Christmas Market - meet the new cemetery Activities and Community Officer

Saturday, December 10, 2022

11am-3pm
This is FREE Christmas market happening inside and outside West Norwood Picturehouse

Uses and Folklore of Cemetery Plants

Saturday, December 10, 2022

2pm-3.30pm
This is a FREE outdoor guided walk, but please follow this link to book as numbers are limited
We will take ourselves back a century, to the 1920s, when there was no national health service, and most people lived in rural areas. How did they view wild plants, and what uses did they make of them?

Folk memories - recipes & customs, story walk & creative writing workshop

Sunday, December 11, 2022

11am-12.30pm
This is a FREE event, part outdoors walk, part indoors workshop, booking is essential as numbers are limited, please reserve your place here
Join local writer and storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton to share memories and stories of customs that make this season magical. Pomme will lead us on a short walk to notice plants and trees and tell a few snippets of folklore and legend as we go.

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

12.30-1.30pm
This is completely FREE, no booking required, but for your first time, please arrive 10mins early to allow for registration.

Annual Memorial Service

Friday, December 16, 2022

2pm
This is a FREE event, and everyone is welcome to attend, no prior booking is required.
You are cordially invited to join Lambeth Bereavement Services for their Annual Memorial Service.

The White Bear King, a winter fairytale

Sunday, December 18, 2022

7pm-8.15pm
This is a FREE event, and held entirely indoors, (you will be emailed the meeting place in the cemetery the day before) but you will need to reserve your family places as there is only so many seats available. Please follow this link.
The White Bear is a wintery romance, weaving together words and songs, images and sounds, conjuring the eternal quest for love.

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

12.30-1.30pm
This is completely FREE, no booking required, but for your first time, please arrive 10mins early to allow for registration.