Christmas Market, Parade and Lights

Saturday 01 December 2018 12.30 to 5.30 pm on Beckenham Green

The Copers Cope Area Residents’ Association is working, Beckenham Business Association and the Beckenham Together BID  to bring  you another amazing Christmas event in Beckenham.

Live entertainment, funfair, local produce and craft market,  Christmas Parade, Christmas Lights Switch On and our infamous big community sing-a-long to end the day.  

Kids activities

Lots to do on the day for kids.

  • Letter to writing to Santa (free of charge)
  • Meet Santa – a little birdie has told us Santa will be on the Green
  • Craft activities with Crafty Hands
  • Fun fair – kids rides, bungee trampoline and Christmas hoopla.
  • Candlelit Parade – with free lanterns, see below for details.

Live Entertainment – 12.30 to 17.30

  • 12.30 – Free Coffee and Cake (while stocks last) in celebration of Beckenham Improvement Scheme
  • 13:00 – Harris Primary Beckenham Green Choir
  • 13:30 – Felix School of Ukulele
  • 14:00 – Make Believe Dance Troop
  • 14:30 – Harris Primary Beckenham School Choir
  • 15:00 – Plastic Free (Beckenham Band)
  • 15:30 – Worsley Bridge School Choir
  • 16:00 – Soulbirds Choir
  • 16:30 – Matthew Crane (award winning singer-songwriter from Kent)
  • 17:00 – Light switch on Community Sing A long

Candlelit Parade (4.30pm start)

Muster for the Beckenham Christmas Candlelit Parade on Croydon Road Recreation Ground. The Parade will leave at 4.30 pm and make its way to Beckenham Green for the light switch on. Not one to miss as you walk through the town with Father Christmas and Elves to Christmas songs and bands. Beautiful candlelit lanterns free for all. Check out the Shane Hampshire Swing Band outside Kelsey House.


The Market opens at midday with stalls of local produce and craft, hot food, mulled wine and beer. A perfect chance to purchase some gifts, pick up some essentials and enjoy some lunch. Confirmed so far.


Above details were correct at time of writing but may be subject to change.

Market On The Green is a local produce and craft market organised by Copers Cope Area Residents’ Association with Kent food, live entertainment, arts & crafts and fun fair. The outdoor market is held 3 to 4 times a year on our pretty Beckenham Green (High Street, Beckenham BR3 5JG).

Stall pitches are available to local produce suppliers, craft groups and artisans to promote and sell their wares and/or to provide interactive ‘have-a-go’ workshops/activities. Stallholders must provide their own gazebos/tables and have public liability insurance. Entertainment slots are available for local acts (bands, choirs, entertainers, dance troupes, theatre groups etc) to perform and promote their organisation.  All enquiries by email to, subscribe to the Market On The Green Mailing List.


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