Category Archives: Activities

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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Barbeque, beers and football fund-raiser: June 28

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Chipstead farm throws open its gates for Sunday open day

As any listener to The Archers would know, it’s national Open Farm Sunday this weekend, June 8, and south of Coulsdon, Shabden Park Farm and the Back to Nature Farm Shop, just off Chipstead High Road, will be open to … Continue reading

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Airport House Swing Dance free event, June 21

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Sponsors on board to get Overground Festival primed

Thanks to local sponsors and funders, the organising team of volunteers behind the Crystal Palace Overground Festival next month have announced a jam-packed programme of events. The combined £18,000 sponsorship has contributed enormously to the programming of the various festival … Continue reading

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Weenies Meet Artist Hale Man at Whitgift Centre, May 27-28

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Crystal Palace Transition Town annual meeting, June 11

It has been an incredible year for Crystal Palace Transition Town. Come along to the CPTT’s annual meeting at the Salvation Army Hall on Westow Hill on June 11 (doors open 7.15pm; the venue is upstairs, but there is a … Continue reading

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Croydon Ecology Centre seed and seedling sale, May 11

Looking for something pretty to plant in your garden this summer or maybe wanting to grow a few vegetables? Our ‘Bring & Buy Seed, Seedling & Plant Sale’ is just the place to come!

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