Category Archives: Activities

Beats and Eats Sunday Shindig, Surrey Street, Oct 9

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Green Heritage Fair, Heathfield House, Sep 17-18

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Diwali Mela, Croydon North End, Oct 22

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Amnesty’s The Secret Policeman’s Quiz Night, Oct 15

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AfroShoot Takeover at Croydon Photography Forum, Sep 13

The Croydon Photography Forum returns for the start of its second year next Tuesday with the AfroShoot Takeover. Founded by Lisa Aissaoui and Tiffany Kamagate, two African photographers, they describe AfroShoot as an innovative platform with the mission to celebrate … Continue reading

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Top-level coaching on offer at Warlingham Squash Club

All comers are invited to come along to a daytime squash group starting next Tuesday, September 13, at Warlingham Squash and Racketball Club in Church Lane. Zeb Young, a professional coach, will be starting a group session meeting every Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Beddington Park’s activities listings for September

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Boxpark opening airbrushes all mention of Ambition Festival

Boxpark Croydon has finally announced its opening dates. Boozepark, which was lured to the site alongside East Croydon Station with a £3 million loan from the Labour-run council, is to stage a two-day “Opening Festival” on October 29 and 30 … Continue reading

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Keep the home fires burning: WWI exhibit extended to April

And some said it would be over by Christmas… The acclaimed Remembering 1916 exhibition at Whitgift School, which was due to close yesterday, has had its run extended until April 2017. Since the exhibit, comprising of hundreds of artefacts from … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Village Fair, Grange Park, Sep 10

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Open House weekend: see where your money’s spent

Croydon’s somewhat curmudgeonly attitude towards Open House London, the annual opportunity to sneak a peek behind normally firmly closed doors, appears to have been shaken off, finally. But not as far as the not-so-dynamic team in the council’s press office … Continue reading

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Hot dogs and microchips could be back on menu for Croydon

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home say that if there is sufficient demand, they will repeat the highly successful pets free advice day which they staged with the PDSA and Cats Protection on a sunny day in Croydon last week. “Promoting … Continue reading

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MetBPA Family Fun Day, The Warren, Hayes, Aug 21

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Thornton Heath Festival 2016, Sep 4

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Spoon-carving workshop, Beaulieu Heights, Sep 10

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Hundreds of folk dancers brighten up a sunny evening

Three pubs, 150 dancers, and 16 Morris groups: the Croydon Night of the Dance, staged in Addiscombe yesterday, was described as a “tremendous success” by one of the organisers. And it looked like a lot of fun, as LEE TOWNSEND’s … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day with Frozen guests at St Giles, Sep 10

The St Giles School Family Fun Day is being held on Saturday September 10, offering a fantastic day out for all of the family. St Giles School in South Croydon is a maintained school for children aged 4-19 years who … Continue reading

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Animal charities stage event for pet owners Purley Way, Aug 17

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has teamed up with Cats Protection and the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals to hold a free event addressing pet owners’ various needs at John Lewis Home on the Purley Way this Wednesday August 17. … Continue reading

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Beddington Park Xplorer family challenge, Aug 17

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Drawing tour with artist Charlie Reed, Wandle Park, Aug 13

Turf Projects is staging a drawing tour of Wandle Park with artist Charlie Reed this Saturday, August 13. This is a free event, and materials are provided. Meeting at the park cafe at 1pm, the organisers say: “Explore the relationship … Continue reading

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