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Streatham Festival is made up of a wide variety of events that include music, theatre, comedy, walks, talks and classes to tantalise you.  Our Event diary below shows these events.
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August 2020

Streatham Saints and Sinners – Downloadable Walk

8 August @ 8:00 am - 31 October @ 5:00 pm
St Leonard’s Church, Tooting Bec Gardens
Streatham, SW16 1HS
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A glorious romp round the southern part of Streatham, mixing some intense High Road action with the quieter, quirkier backwaters where we all know the strangest things can happen! You can do a short version of this by peeling off at 10 and returning to St Leonard’s via 18. This one is dedicated to all at The Streatham Society who with their lively meetings, newsletter and stream of informative publications do such a terric job in keeping the extraordinary history…

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September 2020

Portrait Photography – Master Class with Sukhy Hullait

24 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
£10

Introduction  —————— Learn how to shoot portraits in natural light at this 2 part workshop.  Part 1 : Thursday 24th September 7.30pm ——— In this fun, interactive workshop Sukhy Hullait will be teaching his techniques to create authentic portraits, capturing the personality and mood of a subject using just natural light and the surrounding environment. He will discuss camera settings, how best to pose and interact with your subject so you can get that all important shot, whatever camera you…

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South London and the 19th Century cycling boom (Zoom Talk)

28 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

At the back-end of the 19th century, cycling was the craze sweeping the nation. Whether a commuter, sports fan or entertainer; socialite, middle or working class; man or woman; in the 1890s the bike had something for everyone and everyone wanted in. Join Balham CC’s Paul Darby for a look at cycling during this period through the lense of the south London cycling scene. You’ll also hear the extraordinary story of how one photo and a niche local history blog…

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October 2020

Dance Zoom! with Dance Magic Dance

9 October @ 8:00 am - 17 October @ 2:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

Grab your legwarmers and join us between the 9th and 17th October in our online dance studio! We have ballet tap and modern jazz classes for babies to adults, there's something for everyone. To find out more about our class schedule and to book your place, email hello@dancemagicdance.co.uk or checkout our Facebook page facebook.com/dancemagicdancesw16.

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Dantastic Musical Toddler/Baby Classes

9 October @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until 16 October, 2020

John Corfield Centre, Conyers Road
Streatham, SW16 6LS
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£6.50 – £9.50

Laugh, sing, dance and explore! This Streatham Festival join the Dantastic team for an action packed, interactive, musical adventure. During the Streatham Festival our toddler/baby classes will become special party classes and include extra festival style entertainment with a fancy dress competition and balloon modelling! Get a 10% discount when quoting STREATHAMFESTIVAL Our unique high energy 40 minute classes include interactive songs, music, instruments, dancing, puppets, sensory activities, bubbles and much more with different themes each week. You must book…

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Romantic Cello by Candlelight

9 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Thomas’ Church, St Thomas’ Church, Telford Avenue
London, SW2 4XW United Kingdom
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£24 – £35

To kick off Streatham Festival, and to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the pair give a concert of Beethoven, Kodaly and Debussy in the gorgeous candlelit church of St Thomas’ Church Telford Avenue. Programme: Beethoven - Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor Kodaly - Sonatina for Cello & Piano Debussy - Cello Sonata Tickets available here EventBrite

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Collywobblers Comedy Streatham Festival Special Online Zoom Charity Show 50% Profits donated to Norwood & Brixton Foodbank ( St Margarets) MC Sion James

9 October @ 9:00 pm - 10:20 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
£10

Collywobblers Comedy Streatham Festival Special Online Zoom Charity Show 50% Profits donated to Norwood & Brixton Foodbank ( St Margarets) Tom Ward, Juliet Meyers, Ania Magliano, MC Sion James To celebrate Streatham Festival, Collywobblers comedy is going online to bring the magical experience of a live comedy club to you! We are very excited to bring you fantastic line up of comedy talent including awesome Comedy Central star Tom Ward, ace comedian Juliet Meyers, award winning Yuriko Kotani & rising…

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Art in the Pavilion

10 October @ 11:00 am - 18 October @ 5:00 pm
Woodfield Pavillion, Tooting Bec Common
16A Abbotswood Road, SW16 1AP
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Free

The Woodfield Pavilion is delighted to host a selection of 2D artworks by local artists. This is our second year of being able to be part of Streatham Festival. Our first was a huge success. Any artists wishing to show their work on our walls please get in touch.

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Tea Dance

10 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
£12

Join our digital tea dance and you can have your cake and eat it too! Ticket price includes an afternoon tea delivered to your door and a ‘tea-dance’ style dance class delivered over Zoom. This fun and easy dance class is suitable for soloists or partners, as we boogie through an hour of hits from Aretha Franklin to Ed Sheeran – it’s tea dancing but with new moves and new tunes, so no experience necessary. Your afternoon tea will be…

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London Concertante Soloists

10 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Thomas’ Church, St Thomas’ Church, Telford Avenue
London, SW2 4XW United Kingdom
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£24 – £35

Three of London Concertante's virtuosic soloists join forces as a trio, performing one of Mozart's finest pieces accompanied by a trio by Jean Cras, a 20th century French composer. Performers: Jonathan Stone - Violin Nicholas Bootiman - Viola Chris Grist - Cello Programme: Mozart - Divertimento Trio Jean Cras - String Trio Tickets are available here EventBrite

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Schnauzerfest 2020

11 October @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rookery, Covington Way
London, SW163BX United Kingdom
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Free
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Streatham Common Schnauzerfest is a local dog walk supporting a national charity. All dogs are welcome as long as they are friendly! Schnauzerfest is an annual charity fundraising event, which gathers lots of lovely Schnauzers and humans together for walks up and down the country! Money raised by Schnauzerfest (a registered charity) pays for veterinary treatment needed by dogs saved from puppy farms and other bad backgrounds. Meet at the Rookery Cafe at the top of Streatham Common @ 10am…

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Fab Flamenco x Five

11 October @ 12:00 pm - 18 October @ 1:00 pm
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One event on 14 October, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on 15 October, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on 17 October, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on 18 October, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Online Event United Kingdom
Free

Local Streatham company 'Flamenco Con Gusto' is offering FIVE FREE Flamenco Dance 'Taster' classes live online via Zoom. Each will be a fun and dynamic introduction to this rich Spanish 'gitano' art form. ALL AGES & DANCE ABILITIES WELCOME ! These zestful 1hr classes will include tutor Danielle + student dancers demonstrating a short dance or two for your entertainment. You can attend as many of these 'Taster' classes as you like - each one will be different - or…

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Embroidery Workshops at Woodfield Pavilion

11 October @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Two workshops on Sun 11 and Sat 17 October, 2-4pm
Woodfield Pavillion, Tooting Bec Common
16A Abbotswood Road, SW16 1AP
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£5 – £10

Get creative during Streatham Festival 2020 and join local artist and Woodfield volunteer, Rosanna McNamara, for two hand embroidery workshops at The Woodfield Pavilion on Tooting Common. Tickets include an embroidery kit with embroidery thread and hoop, a needle and a cotton tote bag to customise, as well as a free tea or coffee. With Rosanna's guidance, you will learn the basics to embroidery, how to mount a hoop, practice simple stitches and start creating your own embroidered tote bag…

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Chess! Check it out!

11 October @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 18 October, 2020

Online Event United Kingdom

Beginner, Improver, Returner or budding Master, watch or play online with Streatham and Brixton Chess Club, Sundays 11th and 18th at the Festival.  Everyone is playing it, now more than ever. The oldest game on the planet. Chess!  It is challenging, it is exciting and it is fun. Once you’ve learnt the basic moves the possibilities on the 64 squares are endless. Young and old, girls and boys, can pit their wits and buff-up their brain cells in the game’s…

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Little Crowns Storyhouse – Black History Month

12 October
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

We welcome you to the Little Crowns Story House for a fun filled puppet experience! Little Crowns was created by Delvene (Del Del) Pitt using her cheeky team of puppets at her weekly Baby and Toddler classes and through the Youtube channel, LCTV. For the last 2 years, Little Crowns has been entertaining thousands of children through creative and imaginative experiences. Each week, children will learn new friends that visit ‘The Storyhouse.’ Del Del, with the support of her diverse…

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STC presents – Zoom Stage: Share your favourite monologue

13 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

Share your favourite monologue online. This could be an established work, or your own writing, up to 10 minutes long. Or just come along to see people perform theirs. We hope to include some pieces from our September Streatham Shorts event. To perform or attend, please register in advance through www.streathamtheatre.org.uk/event/oct-2020. If you’d like to perform a piece, please also let us know by email events@streathamtheatre.org.uk

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Omar – Live Stream

13 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews
Streatham, SW16 2BF
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The UK’s King of Neo Soul streaming live and direct from his own home turf in South London on the day before his birthday.... this is going to be a party! Show begins at 8pm! Tickets - Tickets Here Artist Info With a new anthology album about to be released in 2020, the UK’s number one King of Soul and the Godfather of Neo Soul's career now spans three incredible decades of music. “When I grow up, I wanna be…

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Freeman MC – live stream

14 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews
Streatham, SW16 2BF
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Freeman MC launches his new album ‘Quest’ as part of Streatham festival. Featuring special guests CARMEN LONDON, SITES, BUGSY DON and SIMBA BOY. Show begins at 8pm! A songwriter, rapper and musician with deep roots in the gospel tradition, Freeman cleverly explores a variety of genres and styles from traditional hip hop and rap, reggae, R&B and rock. His new album ‘Quest’ offers an opportunity of dialogue across cultures and joyfully expresses the vision of togetherness. Former chef at the…

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CLIP’s Bring Baby Drag Bingo💋 at The Railway For the Streatham Festival

15 October @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
The Railway, 2 Greyhound Lane
London, SW16 5SD United Kingdom
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£12

CLIP's Bring Baby Drag Bingo is back! With Her Royal Highness Orla Nothin, a fabulous range of pamper prizes, a CLIP leader for the babies and tons of fun, CLIP are taking over The Railway to bring you all the fun! Suitable for babies not yet walking - crawlers who are happy to sit still welcome

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CLIP’s Big Drag Storytime at The Railway

15 October @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
The Railway, 2 Greyhound Lane
London, SW16 5SD United Kingdom
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£4.00 – £8.00

Come and have great fun with this afternoon drag storytime for the u-5s and their brothers and sisters What a great answer to that afternoon time when you really need something to do with the kids!

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