The 2018 Plumstead Make Merry will take place on DSCF0608_Paul Parkinson AWPS

Saturday 9th June

from 12 noon to 6pm

on Plumstead Common, London SE18


During May and June we will be announcing what will be on at the festival this year.  Updates will occur daily, so keep your eyes peeled on this page…

We are pleased to announce that Beaumont Gibbs Estate Agents have sponsored the festival in the following areas, and will be offering face painting and balloon modelling from their stall:

  • The Bandstand (main stage)
  • The Acoustic Cafe
  • The Workshop Tent
  • The Information Tent

ANNOUNCEMENTS (check back each day for additions):

The Bandstand

The Renegades  www.facebook.com/The-Renegades-455712091244337/

J.K. Dance Academy  www.jkdanceacademy.co.uk

Bonkerz Djembe Drumming

Dance Fever  www.dancefeverpromotions.com

Band From Sainsburys  www.facebook.com/Bandfromsainsburys

Academy Performing Arts – dance performance  www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/london/greenwich/academy-performing-arts

The Fat Arthur Band

London Beat Club  www.londonbeatclub.com

Bannockburn Primary School Choir

Mark Anthony  www.markanthonymusic.net

The Outbursts  www.theoutbursts.com

Paul Andreas  www.facebook.com/XPaulAndreasX

STEPZ School of Dance  www.facebook.com/stepzschoolofdance

BIMFA in co-ordination with Skills and care Greenwich

Ghoomar Dance

Una  http://unasongs.com/

Nathan Persad  www.facebook.com/NathanPersadMusic/

Keep your eyes peeled for the schedule for the day, coming soon…

The Acoustic Cafe

Gus Glen  www.facebook.com/GusGlen.music.page/

Jessica Walker

Sam James Johnson  www.samjamesjohnson.bandcamp.com

Dave Kenningham

The Captain  www.youtube.com/user/daguitarmon64

Academy Performing Arts – music performances  www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/london/greenwich/academy-performing-arts

Mr Grimez Poet Warrior  www.facebook.com/MrGrimezOfficial

Rich Barton  https://m.facebook.com/rich.barton.370

Sing Folk/ Plumstead Chamber Choir  www.facebook.com/PlumsteadChamberChoir/

Wandsworth Uke Troop

MC Peter Merriment presents a whole host of comedians (more details to follow soon)

Keep your eyes peeled for the schedule for the day, coming soon…

The Workshop Tent

Sessions for you to take part in for free will be announced soon…

Other activities

In addition to the huge list of performers and free activities that we will have, you can also find the following on-site throughout the day:

  • Art Plumstead will be have a variety of things going on in our Information Tent, including the Fruit & Vegetable Sculpting Competition (free activity).
  • Under 1 Roof: sessions to be announced (free activity).
  • Football Revolution will be there (free activity).
  • We are expecting over 90 stall-holders, including a bigger and wider selection of food stalls than ever before.
  • Our Acoustic Cafe will be serving inexpensive tea, coffee, soft drinks and yummy cakes so pop along. Profits from sales here go towards funding the festival.
  • Emmanuel The Magnificent and his Acrobats will be performing spectacular visual displays of authentic African acrobatics, circus skills, traditional drumming and dance, and you can participate too with their session in The Workshop Tent (free activity).
  • Greenwich Morris Men will be performing on-site and also running a workshop for you to learn some new dance skills (free activity).
  • Inflat-a-bros will be coming along with their bouncy castle and soft play area for the under 7’s, as well as giant Connect 4 and Jenga games (free activity).
  • Plumstead Fire Station will be on-site to provide fire prevention advice, and maybe even let you sit in the fire engine! (free activity).
  • Greenwich Rugby Football Club will be offering the following free activities: Tag tournament, Tug-of-war, Training equipment, Under 7’s play (free activity).
  • Sing Folk: an opportunity to join members of Plumstead Chamber Choir and have fun learning, and performing, folk songs from the British Isles. Come along to one or both of two workshops and then join in a short performance (free activity).
  • Children’s Fun Fair.


Guasacaca  www.guasacacalondon.com/

Arvey’s Catering  www.arveyscatering.co.uk/

The Hippie Turks www.facebook.com/TheHippieturks-740693872986811/

Freewheelin’ Pizza  www.freewheelinpizza.com/

Smokoloko  www.smokoloko.uk/

LALU Catering  www.facebook.com/lalu.cookery

BBQ Party  www.bbqparty.london/

Three Bs  www.facebook.com/threebss/

Belles Bakes  www.facebook.com/BellesBakes15/

Beau Petit Macaron www.beaupetitmacaron.co.uk/

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust  www.greenwichheritage.org 

Beaumont Gibbs Estate Agents   www.beaumontgibbs.com

Sweet Nostalgia  www.sweetnostalgia.co.uk/

Woolwich & Plumstead Roses WI  https://woolwichplumsteadwi.com/

Balloonzone  www.balloonzone.co.uk

Riverford Home Delivery  www.riverford.co.uk/

Pixel Pix Art

Demi Kicks  http://demikicks.com/

Magical Brushes  www.facebook.com/magicalbrushes

Twist and Shout  www.facebook.com/Infotwistnshout/

Gardens In The Sky  www.facebook.com/Minigardenjack/

Girlie Hair Bits  www.facebook.com/Girlie-hair-bits-1512356335664934/

Frydays Academy  www.frydaysacademy.co.uk/

Greenwich Carers Centre  www.thestablesse7.com/

Olive and Bell  www.facebook.com/oliveandbell/

The Greenwich Name Train

Sand Art www.facebook.com/SandArtActivities/

Viv Cameron Crafts

Toy in balloon frog game

Greenwich UNISON

RSPB  www.rspb.org.uk/

Nature’s Gift Products

Butterfly Maiden  www.butterflymaidenuk.com/

Do Terra  www.mydoterra.com/elizabethkey/#/

Energie Fitness  www.energiefitness.com/woolwich

Gilly Loader Vintage

Lavish by J  www.facebook.com/lavishbyj/

Angelotherapy  http://angelotherapy.co.uk/

Greenwich Maternity Voices Partnership  www.facebook.com/greenwichmvp/

More stalls to be announced, come back tomorrow…


Please note:  We do not endorse any other events or activities that occur outside of the festival site on the day, except where listed above. 

Twitter: @plummakemerry

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