Anniversary celebration

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11 June 2022 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Crofton Park Railway Garden
Marnock Rd
London SE4

This June marks three years since completing and opening the Railway Garden. The garden has become a key local outdoor community space over the last three years and we are marking the occasion with a day of celebration.

Marnock Road will be closed for the day for an extended craft and food street market. We will have music, food, drink and many more activities for the whole family throughout the day:


*Programme details may be subject to small changes.


Live Music Entertainment

  • We’ll be rocking and rolling with The PINHEADS who join us again to perform from 11.00 am to 12.30pm. Join in to swing and sing to popular 60s, 70s and 80s songs!
  • The incredibly talented SAM WILKINSON returns to the garden between 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm.
  • Have a go at ARFICAN DRUMMING with MOHAMED GUEYE from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm.



Activities for Children – All Free (these will be happening at different times throughout the day)

  • Instrument-making
  • The Big Bug Trail
  • Growing your own micro-greens workshop
  • Painting bug stones
  • Story telling and sing-alongs
  • Craft activities  – Nature colouring, make your own that’s not my flower, bird feeder making
  • Pressed flower art and card making
  • Decorating our Maple tree with leaf-shaped pledges



Fundraising Stalls and Activities

  • Our PIMMS stall will be serving ice-cold pimms.
  • Our CAKE stall will have delicious cakes and bakes (many other yummy food and drink market stalls).
  • Our PLANT stall will have a selection of outdoor and indoor plants.
  • Beautiful EARRINGS by Zeina will also be on sale with funds raised going to the garden.
  • There’ll be FACE-PAINTING by Carol and Anne Probert
  • At 2.30pm to 4.00pm we have AFRICAN DRUMMING by Mohamed Gueye. Join a taster skills workshop and discover the therapeutic and fun art form! Drop in every 15 mins. £5 a go.



Street Market

Marnock Road will be closing to traffic for the day between 9am and 6pm for a bigger street market and street party. We have a great line up of food and craft /artisan stalls. Don’t miss out visiting them all!



Check out our RAFFLE with exciting prizes from local businesses. Prize draw will be at 4.00 pm. Prizes include:

  • Vouchers for beautiful homewares from  Beldi Maison
  • Earrings by Inspired in Brockley
  • Jerk Sunday lunch from The Blue Room
  • Bag made from vintage fabric by McBee Bags
  • Vouchers to local favourites Malaysian Deli, Mamma Dough, Crofton Cafe, Brickfields
  • Fish and chip dinner for the family from Brockley’s Rock
  • Tasting set of granolas from Engrained
  • Design consultation from 1200 WORKS
  • Voucher for Jones of Brockley
  • Map of local streets and green spaces from Me on the Map
  • Vouchers from Salthouse Bottles and Joyce bar
  • Bottle of Red from Jeromes
  • Braile T-shirt from Wild Rangers
  • Planted clay pot from Shannon’s Garden Centre
  • and many more prizes from local artisans – Sow London, Shaktiism, & more!


Filming and Photography

Please note that on the day we may take some photos to help promote the garden. Adam Cole, a local film-maker will also be capturing the day’s festivities.



Last but not least, a huge THANK YOU to our event sponsors whose generous and kind support is making this big day happen – Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward and Bryan and Keegan.