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Hazelfest returns to Tooting for its third year!

Hazelfest returns to Tooting for its third year!


Arts and crafts, music and entertainment and free fun are in store for everybody on Sunday May 19th as Hazelfest – a mini green festival in Tooting– takes place for the third year running!

Work and Play Scrapstore (WaPS), the London-based re-use charity which promotes artful re-use of of donated surplus/waste materials, is once again staging Hazelfest. It takes place on the green outside its premises on the Hazelhurst Estate, Tooting and is part of the annual Wandsworth Arts Fringe.

Running on the the last day of Wandsworth Arts Fringe, Hazelfest will collaborate with artists and performers of note, community groups and local residents to celebrate artful re-use. Last year, Hazelfest featured over 200 pieces of artwork made from utilising all the donated materials that come into the Scrapstore.

For Hazelfest 2019, Scrapstore will be running a Lucky Dip and various arts and crafts stalls including making magic butterflies, summer bunting and creating magical wishing trees. In addition, the following  artists and performers have confirmed their attendance:

  • Jayson Singh with his waterlily drawing
  • Weavie Stevie making community bricks
  • Summerstown 182 making giant daffodils in preparation for their Daffodil King celebrations in honour of Peter Barr
  • Heart in Art UK with face painting
  • Blakes Bubbles with giant bubbles fun
  • Thread and Word: exhibiting flags and making rope in preparation for a processional walk in Chelsea Arts Fringe
  • Poppy’s Funerals with arts and crafts
  • The Gemini Dancers of Earlsfield with a Motown performance
  • The Hestia Choir and Hestia Age Matters with arts and crafts
  • The Generate Drumming Group
  • The Summerstown Mission and St Mary’s with a cake stall and messy play
  • Yummy & Beyond food carts selling tea, coffee, cold drinks and hot dogs

Find Hazelfest on the green in front of Hayesend House Tower, Hazelhurst Estate, Blackshaw Road, Tooting on Sunday May 19th,  1pm to 4pm. All welcome – just turn up!

For more information, visit or call Scrapstore General Manager Sascha Taylor on 020 8682 4216 or email


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