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.

Apply to play on Performing Arts Marquee

We’re looking for performers for the Performing Arts Marquee (PAM) for this year’s Carshalton Environmental Fair – Bank Holiday Monday 27th August..

If you are interested in performing please email Please include a link to enable us to listen / watch what you do and a short description.

Preference will be given to local people… poets, musicians, singers with small live bands, etc.

Deadline for applications is 15th June – please put PAM in the email header (this is not the main stage or music cafe)

11.00 All Saints Rock School – played in 2017

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

11.30 Simha Munro – played in 2017


Simha sings and plays acoustic guitar in an alternative rock style

12.00 Pennyroyal Clog Dancers – played in 2017


Foot tapping fun with Carshalton’s very own clog dancers

12.30 Amy Deakin – played in 2017


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 – played in 2017

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

1.00 Dieselle May Music – played in 2017


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 – played in 2017


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

2.00 Temperance – played in 2017


An alternative folk act driven by interesting tales and atmospheric harmonies

2.30 Niffer and the Bowties – played in 2017


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

3.00 Simon J Keenan – played in 2017

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

3.30 The Frisbys – played in 2017

The Frisbys

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

4.00 Zero Carbon Band – played in 2017

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Saving the planet, one song at a time

4.30 Simon and The Witch – played in 2017


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

5.00 Olski – played in 2017


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