"Art in the Park" Iraqi Picnic in Norwood Park

Why Join the Table?

Enjoy an Iraqi picnic (or bring your own picnic​ for free​), and draw or paint​ for free​ all afternoon in Norwood Park - a park which has some of the finest panoramic views in London!

Artists and wannabe artists, friends and families – come and record the park’s fine trees in art (bring your own materials).Then exhibit your work at West Norwood’s Portico Gallery over the weekend. Visit www.friendsofnorwoodpark.co.uk and www.porticogallery.org.uk/ for more. This event is run by the Friends of Norwood Park

Local residents Athraa and Nabil Karim, originally from Iraq, who run the Hungry Hippo Café in the park, are preparing traditional Iraqi family picnics which you can ...

In a Nutshell

Feast's Food Week is returning in June 2017, and this year we are teaming up with Station to Station: West Norwood and Tulse Hill Business Improvement District for a series foodie events at your favourite West Norwood and Tulse Hill venues. We are celebrating all things cultural, creative and artistic, so if it's poetry, art, storytelling or dance that catches your eye, come and join us!

The Whole Hog

The week is powered by West Norwood Feast, the monthly community-run market, and Station to Station: West Norwood and Tulse Hill Business Improvement District. Our aim is to showcase many of the great eateries that West Norwood and Tulse Hill now have to offer.

Although the weather was a bit grey for a picnic, the food was great and the atmosphere at the park cafe lively. The park has some of the best views in London and people there included a bunch of artists with easels setting out to paint the trees. The food was freshly cooked Iraqi food - middle eastern with some twists. Falafel, kebabs, dolmades and chicken and chick pea stew. An event well worth repeating, especially when the sun is shining. And there is always some Iraqi food available at the cafe.

More about this Experience

  • Child Friendly
  • Bring your own food
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Great on your own!
  • Vegetarian Friendly

Event Tags: Meet New People, Try Something Different, BYOB, BYO Food, BYO Children, Wheelchair Friendly, Middle Eastern Cuisine, London Pop-Ups, Dining Under £30, Vegetarian, Vegetarian

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