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#1 Otterygirl

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 07:29 AM

Come and enjoy a traditional Iraqi picnic while drawing or painting for free all afternoon in Norwood Park. 

Artists and wannabe artists, friends and families are invited to come and record the park’s finest trees in art then exhibit your work at West Norwood’s Portico Gallery over the weekend. 

The event run by the Friends of Norwood Park coincides with West Norwood Food Week organised by Feast. 

The park was once part of the Great North Wood and one of our longest serving Friends, and former teacher Margaret Jackman came up with the idea of Art in the Park in order to preserve the trees for prosperity. 

So we want you to come and draw or paint all afternoon as well as enjoying some modern food with our Iraqi picnic in the park on Saturday June 20 between mid-day and 4pm. 

We are looking for artists, wannabe artists and their families to come along and produce some amazing art work. There will be basic art materials available to use on the day. 

The next day Sunday (21) the Norwood Park art will be exhibited at the Portico Gallery in West Norwood.

The picnic coincides with West Norwood Food Week organised by Feast. 

Local residents Athraa and Nabil Karim, originally from Iraq, who run the Hungry Hippo Café in the park, are preparing homemade traditional Iraqi family picnics which you can pre-order via http://grubclub.com/...rwood-food-week

They are recommended so don’t miss out. Alternatively bring your own picnic or buy hot and cold refreshments from the café on the day. 

Hampers cost £5.50 and you can pick from four different menus offering meat and vegetarian options all come with a desert. To see the menu click here:http://grubclub.com/...picnic-in-no...

The Friends of Norwood Park, which is organising the Art in the Park day, is a community organisation of local people with a key aim of making the park an even better place for local residents, families and children to enjoy.

 

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