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Events and entertainment at Winter Festival [photoessay]

The Roman Road Winter Festival weekend was packed full festive fun. There was Santa’s Grotto, giant bubbles, henna tattooing, face painting, jugglers, magicians, paper chain gangs, Letter to Santa workshop, theatre, plays, bands, buskers, swap shops and our very own Festival Post Office sending festive messages to your nominated pals.

(Prints of photographs are available from Fields of Light Photography.)

Children singing in makeshift outdoor theatre lined with red velvet and decorated with gold foil decorations.
Teeny Tiny Theatre @ Fields of Light
Brass band preparing to play at street festival.
Brass band @ Fields of Light
Afro-Caribbean girl in pink anorak with fur trim hood, playing trumpet against backdrop of red velvet.
Trumpet player at Teeny Tiny Theatre @ Fields of Light
Magician entertaining the children at street festival.
Magician entertaining the children at Roman Road Winter Festival’s Sunday market © Fields of Light
Handwritten sign saying No Money Exchange, Do not buy, Swap.
No Money stall – exchange or swap only @ Fields of Light
Wlomen in green coat busking with a red french accordion.
Busking at Roman Road Winter Festival @ Fields of Light
Girls using colouring pens and stickers to decorate their letter to santa.
Letter to Santa workshop © Fields of Light
Woman in red coat with yellow and blue Roman Road LDN tote bags slung over shoulder.
Roman Road LDN tote bags @ Fields of Light
Girls in festive green and red knitted hats standing at post office market stall.
Posties at the Festival post office @ Fields of Light
Father Christmas with mother and her child.
Santa’s grotto © Fields of Light
Man wearing red Sikh turban with bubbles floating in the air.
Mr Bubbles © Fields of Light
Child with balloons at Roman Road Winter Festival
Child with balloons at Roman Road Winter Festival @Fields of Light
Juggler in festive red and green jester outfit.
Juggler in festive jester outfit at Roman Road Winter Festival’s Sunday market © Fields of Light
Girl in pink hiyab getting a henna tattoo on her hand.
Henna tattooing © Fields of Light
Two children with painted faces looking at themselves.
Face painting © Fields of Light
Child getting her face painted.
Child getting face painted © Fields of Light
Child in hooded leopard print coat.
Child in leopard print coat © Fields of Light
Boy laughing and trying to catch giant bubbles in outdoor street market.
Boy with bubbles © Fields of Light
Giant paper chain in mulitcoloured paper.
Paper Chain Gang workshop,making decorations to hang in Roman Road shops windows © Fields of Light
Bangladeshi children at Roman Road pie and mash shop taking part in festive biscuit decorating workshop.
Festive biscuit decoration workshop at GKelly
Woman and boy playing carrom outside a cafe on a cold day.
Street carrom @ Fields of Light
Spaniel dog hiding from rain underneath owner's coat.
Wet dog @ Fields of Light
Home made marbled wooden tree decorations.
Marble a bauble workshop at SNAP @ Fields of Light
Young boys lounging in red leather chairs at ecclectic art cafe.
Movies & Mochas at Muxima


If you liked this post, try Roman Road Winter Festival 2014 – Winter Warmer gig (PICTURES), and Roman Road Winter Festival 2014 – Designer Maker Market (PICTURES).

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