Category Archives: Activities

Put River Wandle in the picture for chance of £600 first prize

Photographers are being encouraged with a £600 first prize to capture the essence of the River Wandle. The Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust is running the competition, which will provide images of the river for its website.

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London Road Carnival, July 19

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Palace offers youngsters sporting chance with One Goal

Crystal Palace Football Club has teamed up with London & Quadrant Housing Association to take part in a project called One Goal, which is offering free sport and arts activities over the summer holidays, as well as the possibility of … Continue reading

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£700 in prizes await winners of Centrale’s Ping tournament

Croydon’s top table tennis talents have the chance of winning a total of £700 in prizes in a tournament being staged at the Centrale shopping centre on July 16 – which apparently is National Table Tennis Day. The tournament is … Continue reading

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Walsh drums up support to help bring jazz to the high street

  The Streets is an Arts Council-backed  project which aims to bring live music and performance to the high streets of six outer London boroughs this summer, including Croydon. Internationally renowned percussionist Ben Walsh will be drumming up interest in … Continue reading

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St Peter’s School Summer Fair, July 4

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Pat Mear art exhibition, Cafe Adagio, July 1-31

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Croydon’s Search for a Star, Centrale, July 4

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Architects’ top work goes on display in Fishers’ Folly

Fisher’s Folly, the Croydon Council office building on Mint Walk sometimes called Bernard Weatherill House, is hosting a special exhibition of the best of architecture from Sutton, Bromley and Croydon over the next fortnight. This first competition has been organised … Continue reading

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Poets Anonymous in Wandle Park, July 4

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Ping! Croydon tables summer-long scheme to deliver a smash

A sports participation project has been launched in Croydon today, with a massive Ping! Launched this lunchtime with a session in the Whitgift Centre, there are now 15 table tennis tables sited around the borough (though only one in the … Continue reading

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Park Hill Park festival gets a sprinkling with fairy dust

The first Flower Fairies Festival is underway, with children’s workshops in Park Hill Park today (until 9pm) and tomorrow (11.30am to 5.30pm), while next weekend will see a performance day and the official opening of the Flower Fairy Garden. Inspired … Continue reading

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Purley Festival music finale programme, Rotary Field, July 4-5

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Thornton Heath Arts Week, July 18-25

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17th annual Streatham Common Kite Day, June 21

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Love Norbury – first anniversary, June 18

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Notorious Norbury Market and Fair, June 28

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David Lean’s favourite film returns in an old-style format

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign will celebrate the cinema’s link with Oscar-winning director Sir David Lean by presenting his 1955 film Summer Madness next week using the now rarely seen 35mm format. Adrian Winchester, the campaign director, said: … Continue reading

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Performing Arts Festival Choral Workshop, Feb 13

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Howard Primary School Summer Fair, June 20

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