Summer Fayre at Primary
Saturday 23 May, 12:00–23:00
The Primary Summer Fayre is an all afternoon and evening extravaganza of creative delights, great local food, crafts and activities to raise vital funds for Primary.
OVER 45 FOOD, CRAFT, BOOK AND ART STALLS, REAL BREAD BAKERY & CAFE, ARTISAN COFFEE, ART EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, GAMES & WORKSHOPS.
GOURMET BBQ, LOCAL WINE, ALE & COCKTAILS, LIVE MUSIC AND DJS.
Located in the old Douglas Primary School, on Ilkeston Road, (between Seely Rd & Douglas Rd, near Canning Circus) Primary is now artist studios, an exhibition space and a community facility.
The proceeds from the summer fayre will help the organisation develop this unique, local facility.
AFTERNOON – EARLY EVENING HIGHLIGHTS
FOOD & DRINK
Small Food Bakery & Cafe
If you enjoyed the food at Uncanny Canteen, ‘Real Bread Bakery’ Small Food bring their usual delights to Primary. Open all day serving quite simply the best bread, cakes and lunchtime / early evening snacks in Nottingham. Come and see where real bread is made.
Damn Fine Coffee
Nottingham’s finest coffee roasters bring their carefully sourced coffee to Primary. Available to drink on the day and take home from the stall.
Small Food Pop Up Ice Cream Parlour
Absolutely the best ice cream in the world (or definitely in Radford). Handmade Italian style gelato, made in Primary by Kimberley Bell. Mango, anise and rice; Gooseberry and elderflower; Blackcurrant and lavender; Strawberry pavlova; Raspberry and Rose; Chocolate and chestnut honey; Blackberry and violet and Rose and almond milk.
Nott’s Nosh Specials:
Dee’s Global Kitchen
Gluten, meat and dairy free, fermented, probiotic delights. Global food delights from this well known Notts Nosh stall holder. Seriously tasty and very good for you.
Post Office Garden
Plants and handmade preserves from Post Office Garden, this Woodborough based outfit grown many of their own ingredients, keep bees and make wonderful things to put on bread.
Colourful, fresh tasty hummus and dips, made with care and from local produce. Pimp your crispbread from Small Food Bakery, get a drink and let the nibbling commence.
Delicious cakes of an international nature from a local producer.
Nu Urban Gardeners
Simon Withers and Chris Lewis Jones AKA Nu Urban Gardeners will be hosting a fun food-orientated intervention entitled ‘Cabbages and Kings’. This surrealistic intervention will take the form of a competition based loosely on TV and Radio panel shows. Come down and get involved.
Get Shot by David Severn & Kashif Nadim Chaudry
Get your portrait taken by one of the UKs finest young photographers David Severn. Taking a break from working with top titles such as The Times and Monocle, David collaborates with one of Primary’s most exciting artists Kashif Nadim Chaudry. Nadim will be creating a mysterious ‘backdrop environment’ for your portrait. Expect beautiful colours, mysterious skulls in the enchanting artists studio. First come first served on the day.
£2 per portrait.
Primary Ices by John Newling
International Artist John Newling brings philosophical ice lollies to Primary. First created in Dublin in 1998, Ices, is a work where the artist will be selling ice lollies with philosophical statements printed on the sticks. The ice lollies will be made in collaboration with Small Food bakery. Suck on your sucker and have a ponder.
Primary Pop Up Shop
Buy a limited edition print by Edwin Burdis produced exclusively for Primary and check out new Primary T-shirts and sweats by Craig Fisher and Simon Withers.
CRAFT, JEWELLERY, BOOKS VINTAGE CLOTHES & ART STALL
Artists books, Stationery and Cards
Artists books and zines from Triple O.G., Odin Handmade books, John Newling’s Bookstall, Joff and Ollie artists books, plus hand-bound notebooks, customised notebooks, handmade greetings cards and limited edition prints.
Jewellery and Clothing Stalls
Handmade jewellery, recycled jewellery, silver jewellery, his and hers vintage clothing, bags, hand-screen printed bags and accessories.
Homeware and Accessories
Cushions from artist Nadim Chaudry and lampshades and prints sample sale from Lane.
EARLY EVENING FOOD, DRINK AND ENTERTAINMENT
Screen Print Workshop and Limited Edition Print – From 17:00
In collaboration with Lane and Ebb & Flo
50 minute workshop – £15, booking essential
3 colour A3 screen print to take home signed by Joff and Ollie
Try your hand at the art of screen printing with print expert Anthony Godfrey from Ebb & Flo. You will be printing a special one off limited edition signed Lane screen print, designed exclusively for the event, by designers Joff and Olle. More info:
Evening Barbeque BT Chris Denny
Chris Denny, Head Chef of the acclaimed Four to Eight in Covent Garden, will be cooking for the evening barbeque – more information to be announced.
Bar – The Truth and Lies Pop Up Local
Strictly local cocktails with Leicestershire gin, real ale from Radford’s very own Nottingham Brewery and White wine from Nottinghamshire vineyard Eglantine. In contrast Truth and Lies Djs bring you an international flavour of music – from Nigeria to nottingham, Basford to Brazil.
Live Music from Jab
The new trio from stellar bandleader and saxophonist Ben Martin, brings a funkier, looser jazz with a deeper groove to Primary and a new sound for the Nottingham live music scene.
Ben Martin is one of the best saxophonists around and this week he brings his guitar skills to the stage with this new outfit. He plays with the best jazz musicians in the country and was once a regular at the world famous Ronnie Scotts.
He’s joined by Jack Atherton on drums, just back from Jake Bugg’s world tour, and Marin Spencer on bass, a slick operator of the strings having played with the likes of Cara Emerald and Lady Gaga.
Truth and Lies DJs
Daddio, Daddy Ox, Joff and Ex-Friendly bring the international grooves to the party.