Christmas Fair

christmas fair
We hope to hold the popular Chistmas Fair again this December (2017)
Read below for last year's programme:
Rookery Christmas Fair, Sunday 18th December
The Rookery, Streatham Common
11am - 4pm
Bigger and Better!
  • Craft, Hot and Cold Food Stalls
  • Santa's Grotto
  • Childrens Entertainment Marquee with pram park
  • Musical Entertainment with Carols by Candlelight at 4pm
  • Mulled Wine and Beer Marquee
For stall enquiries, more information or if you love the Rookery and are prepared to volunteer for a few hours on the day (let us know whether you'd prefer to help out in the bar, as a steward, entry gates or childrens area) email [email protected]
£2 entry fee for adults, Children free
With special thanks to Anthony Gold.​


11:10 - 11:50am STICK MAN
Drama/act out session based on the well known Julia Donaldson book with fabulous local drama teacher Nikki Woollard.
For the under 6s. £5 

Beat the cold learning some funky street dance moves with Whizz Dance. 
For 6-10 year olds. £3

1:10-1:40pm STORY TIME
Seasonal and festive stories and songs for the under fives with Emily from Story Island. 
For the under 5s/pre-school and toddlers. £3 

Sarah Redmond presents a festive cabaret performance for all the family.
All ages. £6
For all ages

3:00pm-3:40pm CHILDRENS YOGA
Let your children end the day with a fun Christmassy yoga session. The perfect relaxing end to a busy day at the Fair. 
For ages 5-10. £5 (with sibling discount).

4:00pm carols by candlelight. 

All prices are for children only. Accompanying adults are free to all events including the CABARET performance.
There is no advance booking and there will be a limited number of spaces for each event. Pay on the door only so please arrive in good time for any sessions you want to attend to avoid disappointment. 
Please bring cash! No card payments.

We will be running two Forest School taster sessions as part of the Rookery Christmas Fair on Streatham Common this winter.
Drop off your children for an exciting woodland play session whilst you enjoy nibbling on mince pies and leisurely browsing the craft markets at the Fair (or nip to Sainsburys for last minute shopping!)
Forest School 
Blackbirds morning session: 10am - 12noon
Owls afternoon session: 1pm - 3pm
Within the session the children will learn how to play safely in an outdoor
environment, and will have opportunity to play woodland games, wildlife ID,
seasonal natural crafts, fire lighting and toasting marshmallows.
Facilitated by experienced, qualified and insured Forest School Leaders.
£15 per session or £12.50 per sibling, and 12.5% of takings will be given to SCCOOP (Streatham Common Cooperative).
Ages 5 - 11 yrs
Registration and collection will be from the Children's Tent in the Rookery at the times above. The session will take place in the woods.
Advance bookings welcome, please email me with names and ages of the children and which session you would like to book.
See you in the woods!
Gemma and the team
Gemma Hindi