Mill Hill Autumn Market 15-16 September

Join us on the Broadway after the summer holidays for the Mill Hill Autumn Market on 15-16 September. Catch up with friends and neighbours and enjoy  a great selection of street food, drinks, and crafts.The market, which will be located between Santander and Mill Hill Wines, will be open both days from 11am to 6pm.

Mill Hill favourites such as Jen Jen’s cupcakery, Gifts by Berni, Riverford Organic, African Rose street food, and Artizan Fudge will be returning. We look forward to new stalls including Forever Living aloe, Budapest Bangers sausages, Coco & Vanilla sweets and cocktails, and 24 Carrot vegan street food joining the market, among others.

Please contact Sara Borchard on borchardsara@gmail.com or Osita Udenson on udenson@btinternet.com for more information.

 

Stalls galore at the Heart of Wembley Festival

Tantalising street food, fashion and gifts, delicious desserts – the Heart of Wembley Festival has it all. Join us on Saturday 22 July from 1-6pm on Wembley High Road for the second annual Heart of Wembley Festival. The Festival will also feature live performances on stage, an array of community and information stalls, children’s entertainment and a visit from guest celebrity Shaun Wallace, one of the ‘chasers’ from TV show The Chase.

This year’s vendors include:

Papa Paella – street market paella at its best

The Woodland Trust – woodland conservation charity

Jen Jen’s Cupcakery – creative cakes and cupcakes in delicious flavours

Percy Plings – decadent dumplings with a range of toppings

Fane & Crys – Romanian kofte, chicken burgers, and grilled sausages

Caribbean Cuisine – Jamaican and Cuban fusion foods

Global Fusion – Vegan cakes and savoury food from a Festival favourite

Glamour Gifts – gorgeous and affordable jewellery, candles, cards and more

Riverford Organic – organic fruit, veg and food items delivery scheme

Suits U – range of fashion and homewares

Tote bags by Donna – handmade tote bags in tie-dye and African print fabrics

Carnival of performers at Heart of Wembley Festival

The Heart of Wembley Festival is pleased to announce a fantastic mix of local and professional musicians, dancers and performers on-stage throughout the afternoon of the event. Don’t miss a chance to see these talented performers on Wembley High Road on Saturday 22 July!

Dorianne Woo – pop and rock musician, singer, and songwriter

The London Belles – a vintage vocal trio, putting the chic into your favourite classics

Ebony Steel Band – The UK’s premier steel band, Ebony have toured with pop star Billy Ocean, performed for the Queen, and more

Dhol2Dhol – outstanding teachers and performers of the vibrant Dhol drum, they have performed at the closing of the 2012 Paralympic Games, Sports Relief 2016 and the London Marathon 2017

Encee Academy of Performing Arts – Wembley-based dancers performing traditional Kathak dances

Marta and Emiliano – Marta Capponi, well-known Jazz singer, and her amazing band with a high energy playing a combination of Brazilian music and contemporary Jazz

Harripaul – popular rockband featuring versatile singer/songwriter Jean Harripaul

BREIS – spoken word performance from dynamic rap artist and MC with a fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz and Afro-beat

MC Nino – talented DJ

Andrea Queen – performer of African dance

Elan Arts – Wembley-based arts charity performing street dance

British Gurka Nepalese Association – performers of traditional dancers from Nepal

Graham Maxwell – bubbleologist extraordinaire showing there is much more to bubbles than we might think

Mambo City – get into the rhythms of salsa on the High Road

Don’t miss celebrity guest star Shaun Wallace, one of the ‘chasers’ on the ITV quiz show The Chase.

Heart of Wembley Festival returns 22 July

On Saturday, 22 July 2017 Wembley Futures will be hosting the second annual Heart of Wembley Festival. This exciting community event will take place from 1pm-6pm on Wembley High Road, from the Park Lane junction with the High Road towards the Wembley Triangle.

The Festival is one of the activities by Wembley Futures, one of 150 recipient groups across the UK to be awarded funding by The Big Local. A long-term innovative programme that aims to achieve lasting change, The Big Local provides a mixture of funding, finance and support. The Big Local is an opportunity for residents in Wembley Central to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their area. In addition to celebrating the Big Local success, the Festival aims to enthuse residents, businesses and partner organisations about the possibilities that Wembley Futures and Wembley Central present.

The Heart of Wembley Festival will celebrate the communities in Wembley Central through a mix of both local and professional music and dance. Among the musicians playing onstage will be Dhol2Dhol, outstanding performers and instructors of the vibrant Dhol drum, who have played major events such as the closing of the 2012 Paralympic Games and the London Marathon 2017; The London Belles, a chic vintage music trio playing favourites from the 1940s and beyond; rock band Harripaul, and singer-songwriter Doriane Woo. Move and sway to the headline act, Marta and Emiliano jazz band with a Latin American feel. The stage will also showcase the DJ talents of MC Nino, sounds of Ebony steel band, and a spoken word performance by festival MC, Bries. Dance groups representing the art form from across the world include street dancers from Elan Arts, South Asian Kathak dancers from the Encee Academy, Nepalese dancers from the British Gurka Nepalese Association, and Salsa dance from Wembley-based, Mambo City.

Shaun Wallace, one of the ‘chasers’ on the ITV quiz show The Chase, will be attending the Heart of Wembley Festival as the celebrity guest. The quiz show pits four contestants against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them winning the cash prize. Wallace, who won Mastermind in 2004, is a barrister and also known by the names ‘The Legal Eagle’ and ‘The Dark Destroyer’.

The Heart of Wembley Festival is a free event and will be a family-friendly environment, with children’s rides, a fascinating bubble show from bubbleologist Graham Maxwell, street theatre, community and information stalls, and stalls offering tantalising world food, fashion, gifts and jewellery.

Francis Henry, Chair of Wembley Futures, said: “I hope to see both new and familiar faces at the Festival in July. We are building on the success of last year’s Festival and look forward to a great day out with friends and neighbours, making the most of our local community.”

For more information please contact Osita Udenson on 07875 588 107 or udenson@btinternet.com.

Celebrating summer at Mill Hill’s ‘On Broadway’ Festival

We had a great time at the ‘On Broadway’ Mill Hill Summer Festival! Thanks to Mill Hill Neighbourhood Forum, our sponsor St Martin’s School, the Adam and Eve pub and all the fantastic traders and performers.

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