Interesting times for Croydon’s major arts centre, the Fairfield Halls, with the Conservatives who control the council pushing through a £27 million capital works project and announcing this week that they effectively want to “re-nationalise” the struggling centre.
Tonight, the public get a chance to have a say on its future, with a meeting of the South Croydon Community Association.
This is the second such meeting and is open to all – contrary to claims from the Croydon Establishment, who tried to make out that figures from the board and management of the Fairfield Halls were in some way excluded from the previous event.
Tonight’s meeting begins at 7pm at St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk, Croydon.
The organisers say, “The objective is to get all arts and cultural organisations across Croydon together to discuss how we can create a vision for arts, and take practical steps to realise it.”
If you wish to contribute but cannot make the meeting, please email your comments to South Croydon Community Association at email@example.com. We will collate the comments and suggestions from the meeting and provide feedback to all participants and interested parties.
Updates will be published on the SCCA website.
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