Telegraph Hill Festival comes to a close this Sunday, after two weeks of exhibitions, plays, music events and classes.
The festival featured local businesses, musicians and artists holding a mix of free and paid for workshops, exhibitions and events across a number of venues in New Cross.
Now in its twenty-first year, the festival is run by a voluntary committee under St Catherine’s Parochial Church Council, and operates on a not-for-profit basis, with revenue from tickets, bar takings and donations put back into the festival for the next year.
This week the festival will offer a range of activities and workshops, including a a comic-book drawing workshop on Thursday at New Cross Learning, and a production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Hill Station on Friday.
Sanjit Chudha, Telegraph Hill Festival organiser, said: “Telegraph Hill Festival is about community and participation”
The aim of the 16-day event is to build and sustain a strong sense of community. According to the festival’s website, this year has seen “more free events than ever before,” with reflexology sessions, art workshops, pilates classes and many more events all free entry.
The festival began on March 14 and will end on March 29.