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The Third Annual West Norwood Arts Festival


For the past two years the South London Theatre has hosted Fest Norwood; an arts festival based in the West Norwood for the local community and surrounding areas. The Festival stages around 75 events annually, 80% of which have been free, and the response to the festival has been overwhelmingly positive. SLT are committed to providing this festival annually as a part of the local community’s ever growing colourful calendar of cultural and community events.

SLT’s Fire Station and its theatre is at the heart of this open-access 10 day multi-arts festival, with satellite events taking place all across West Norwood. This year’s festival dates are:

Fest Norwood, 9-15 August, 2020


The core values of the festival are:

  • to celebrate heritage
  • to use the arts to educate and entertain
  • to promote inclusivity & to bring people together
  • to highlight and celebrate community
  • to promote well being through art and culture
  • to promote local businesses

Activities and events include:

  • theatre, music, art and dance
  • comedy, poetry and spoken word
  • cinema, heritage, walks & tours
  • children’s activities, workshops and free events

If you want to be a part of the festival as a venue, participant, volunteer or supporter please email our festival director Bryon Fear here. (Deadline May 31, 2020)