Category Archives: Activities

Elm Tree Cottage garden announces charity open days

On the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, you have a chance to step back into the 19th Century with a visit to the garden of a house in Croham that offers a feel for how the area around Croydon might … Continue reading

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Hundreds turn-out to get Marlpit Lane’s season underway

Hundreds of Croydon residents – and quite a few from further afield – turned out to celebrate the reopening of the bowling green in Coulsdon Memorial Ground last Saturday. The event was organised by the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling … Continue reading

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Free entry for farm’s spring lambing open day, Apr 26

Shabden Park Farm in Chipstead, just south of Coulsdon, is staging its annual lambing open day this Saturday, April 26. Entry for this great day out is free, while the regular Farmers’ Market will be open to buy fresh produce, … Continue reading

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Classic Car Show at Rotary Fields, Purley, June 22

After a resounding success last year, the Croydon Classic Car Show is back in 2014. This year’s show will take place again at the Rotary Fields on Brighton Road in Purley on Sunday June 22, from 10am to 5pm. As … Continue reading

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South Norwood Allotment Holders open day: June 28

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Volunteers wanted to help chart the Wandle’s history

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Put in the Groundwork to help reflect the River Wandle on film

An environmental charity is working this summer to produce a film to tell the story of the River Wandle, and they want community groups and locals to help make the film. Groundwork is a national charity, established over more than … Continue reading

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TickIt vote campaign launch, Apr 16

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Lives Not Knives Music At The Unit: Apr 19

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Crystal Palace Chamber of Commerce Question Time, Mar 27

Crystal Palace Chamber Of Commerce is staging a Question Time event next Thursday, March 27, from 7pm at the Queens Hotel, Church Road, where members of the public put their questions to Greater London Authority members of the Labour, Conservative … Continue reading

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Croydon RFC charity memorial day, May 17

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Crystal Palace Overground Festival makes call for new acts

Organisers of this year’s Crystal Palace Overground Festival are seeking bands, artists and performers of any genre for this year’s event. All acts should be available to perform on Saturday, June 28 at Westow Park. “All original music styles are welcome,” … Continue reading

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Cemeteries, the Palace and change: a year’s talks on Norwood

The Norwood Society, which stages its next monthly talk at Upper Norwood Library next week, has released details of its full programme for the rest of 2014. Norwood Society local history talks are held on the third Thursday of the … Continue reading

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Albert’s Table is offering a sport-free zone on Mar 25

With the World Cup in Brazil approaching and promising (threatening?) a summer of wall-to-wall football, as well as the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup later in the year, Albert’s Table, probably Croydon’s best restaurant (well, according to Inside Croydon’s review), … Continue reading

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Fit 2 Learn bond launch party, Centrale, Mar 13

Fit 2 Learn CIC Social Enterprise Bond Launch Party 6.00pm – 7.30pm on Thursday 13th March, 2014 Lives Not Knives (LNK) Unit, Upper Mall, Centrale Shopping Centre CR0 1TY  Fit 2 Learn invites you to the launch of its social … Continue reading

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