Defrenefest 2019 – A joyous day out in the sunshine

Sydenham Garden’s summer festival at our market garden site on De Frene Road gets bigger and better every year, and 2019 was no exception.  Thanks to months of planning by our dedicated team, and an overwhelming amount of goodwill and support on the day from our co-workers and volunteer groups, the day was a brilliant…

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Summer Festival 2018

David writes: “On Saturday 18th we held our 3rd annual Summer festival at our De Frene road site. What a day! Bands played a wonderful range of music, local stallholders and crafts people selling their wares and a host of activities for children and adults. Of course we had plenty to eat and drink including…

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DeFreneFest18 SE26’s very own festival

DeFreneFest18, SE26’s very own festival! Saturday 18th August saw #DeFreneFest18 once again rocking SE26. Still young after debuting in 2016, this year’s event built on what’s been good and made it even better. More than 400 people came through the door and just over £3,600 was taken. Music The Green Tomatoes Stage line up was…

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#DeFreneFest18 – THE Summer Festival

  #DeFreneFest18, Come to our Summer Festival 2018. An afternoon of fun in the sun for all!   Get Tickets A wide range of activities, acts, bands, talks, demos, and lovely food have already been confirmed! Activities like crafts. arts (both a communal and solo, “Have a go zone”, games, face painting, getting up close…

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The De Frene Summer Festival

Last year we had our first full festival at our new site, and while it was a cracker, we believe this year will be even better! With a range of exciting activities like: craft and traditional green wood working, “Have a go zone”, games, face painting, getting up close and personal with the chickens and pond life. There will also be lots to take from our plant sale and traditional preserves. We will have a wide range of food available on the day including pizza, BBQ, crepes, paella, and of course tea, coffee and homemade cakes!

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De Frene Summer Festival 2017

  Come to our Summer Festival 2017. An afternoon of fun in the sun for all!   Get Tickets This is building on the success of last year’s first full festival at our new site. A wide range of activities, acts, bands, workshops and food has already been confirmed! Activities like craft and traditional green…

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Summer Festival fun, in the wind, rain and sun!

The dust has settled on shin-dig that will live long in our memory. Having historically run fete type events, this was our first step into the world of entertainment. Yes: this was Festival fun

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De Frene Summer Festival, let’s celebrate!

Come to our Community Market Garden Summer Festival. An afternoon of fun in the sun for all! This year we have decided to have our first full festival at our new site, and we believe it is going to be a cracker. With a range of exciting activities like: craft and traditional green wood working,…

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