Category Archives: Activities

Croydon Carnival of Books, Central Library, Aug 27-30

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Mind’s Activity To Work Group workshops, Sep 23

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Soul Symphony Community Choir introduction session, Sep 16

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Thornton Heath Festival, Sun Sep 7

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Get the keys to Fisher’s Folly and No 10 with Open House

Croydon, quite rightly, is taking its place alongside the majority of the capital’s boroughs, throwing open the doors of a number of public buildings for Open House London weekend on September 20-21, a free event which enables people to take … Continue reading

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Play the Game football sessions, Thornton Heath

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Spitfire and two Lancaster bombers in Kenley fly-past, Aug 17

AUG 17 UPDATE: The fly-past today has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. Further information from the Kenley Airfield friends group website here One not to miss this coming Sunday, August 17, at Kenley airfield. There will be an … Continue reading

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Herne Hill Velodrome school holiday cycling sessions

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‘Cancer forced me to dance with the shadow of fear’

Occasional Inside Croydon contributor SUSAN OLIVER, pictured left, has not written for us for a while. Here she explains why Winter 2013 was lousy for me. And then it got a whole lot worse. The downturn started last November. I … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library offers some a-maze-ing activities

Lots of activities coming up for the school summer holidays at the Upper Norwood Library, and in the maze in Crystal Palace Park, all beginning this week with the Summer Reading Challenge. Library users aged between five and 10 are … Continue reading

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Cinema club gets in the swing with One Way Pendulum

Cinema Ruskin, the movie club with the eclectic programme of screenings all staged at a very reasonable £2 per person, continues this Saturday with the rarely seen 1964 British comedy, One Way Pendulum, featuring the late Eric Sykes, George Cole … Continue reading

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Brit School workshop auditions, July 8-10

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Surrey Street Market Summer Fayre, July 12

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Shirley Windmill open day this Sunday, July 6

This Sunday sees one of the handful of open days this year at Shirley Windmill, the 150-year-old working mill and piece of living history. Shirley Windmill is one of only four remaining working windmills in the Great London area. Shirley … Continue reading

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Croydon Folk and Blues Festival, Ruskin House: July 12

Why go all the way to Glastonbury when there’s a music festival on your doorstep in the centre of Croydon? The Croydon Folk and Blues Festival will be staged for the 24th year on Saturday, July 12, from noon to … Continue reading

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