Category Archives: Activities

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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Gravity’s up for another award thanks to Croydon’s Hall

After winning seven Oscars, you’d think that there was nothing left for Gravity to win. But you’d be wrong. Because director Miguel Vestibulo, better known in Croydon as Michael Hall, has managed to be nominated – again – with his … Continue reading

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March of the Mods for Teenage Cancer Trust, Mar 16

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St Patrick’s Night folk music celebration: Mon Mar 17

Come and enjoy a good craic at the St Patrick’s Night celebration at Ruskin House Folk and Blues Club on Coombe Road, on Monday March 17 from 7.30pm. Entrance only £3 Guinness and real ales for sale, plus a free … Continue reading

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Ambitious plans announced for Old Town arts market

Next month will see the first staging of a Croydon Arts and Crafts Fair in Old Town. April 19 will see budding William Morrises setting up shop in Exchange Square, the open air arena tucked away behind Surrey Street, with … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace screening gets Fairtrade Fortnight underway

Fairtrade Fortnight gets underway in Crystal Palace tonight with a film screening that features an introduction by local comedian Mark Thomas. Bananas Unpeeled is a 26-minute documentary shot in Latin America and the Caribbean, investigating the social and environmental issues … Continue reading

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