August Bank Holiday, Carshalton Park

Performing Arts

This small stage has built up a real following in recent years. Situated near the bar in the middle of the event, it features singer song writers, great bands, poetry, dance, theatre and - well, you never quite know what you'll find there!

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If you are interested in playing on this stage in 2018, email with your details, specifying which stage you want to perform on.

11.00 All Saints Rock School

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AS/RS is a primary school rock band project, players age 6-11 covering popular songs

11.30 Simha Munro


Simha sings and plays acoustic guitar in an alternative rock style

12.00 Pennyroyal Clog Dancers


Foot tapping fun with Carshalton’s very own clog dancers

12.30 Amy Deakin


Amy is a performance poet, writer and Whovian based in South West London. Her work has been described as ‘full of character and personality.’ Follow on Twitter: @amydpoetry / Find on Facebook: Amy D Poetry “I’ve been performing poetry live for four years in venues across London and have featured at Farrago Slam and London Poetry. My first poetry collection Morden and other tourist destinations will be published later this year by London Poetry Books. I also volunteer at the fair most years.”

12.45 Abi, Yasmin and Juliet

Original choreography of contemporary dance performed by Abi with live music played by Yasmin (guitar) and Juliet (cello)

1.00 Dieselle May Music


This Americana Roots-Rocker brings her unique and eclectic mix of Rock, Country, Electronica and Bluegrass songs to the Performing Arts Marquee this year Dieselle last played on the main stage back in 1991 with her band Mustang Sally…

1.30 Rory Gilbert


Rory came back to songwriting late in life. Songs from deep in the heart.

2.00 Temperance


An alternative folk act driven by interesting tales and atmospheric harmonies

2.30 Niffer and the Bowties


Fun-fuelled pop punk music that’ll have you smiling and dancing along

3.00 Simon J Keenan

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Simon J Keenan writes poetry as a medicine for the pressures of modern life

3.30 The Frisbys

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Fronted by twin sisters, alt – country band The Frisbys are known for their striking song writing and stirring harmonies

4.00 Zero Carbon Band

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Saving the planet, one song at a time

4.30 Simon and The Witch


’60s-’90s pop, rock, psychedelia and oddities

5.00 Olski


Olski will require you sing these 80s hits, as he struggles with the language.