Category Archives: Activities

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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Life and works of CLR James brought to the big screen

The film, Every Cook Can Govern: The life, works and impact of CLR James, has its south London premiere on Wednesday August 17 at 6.15pm at the Brixton cinema just a short walk from where one of Trinidadian-born writer lived … Continue reading

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South Croydon Allotments annual open day, Aug 13

South Croydon Allotments is staging its annual open day on Saturday August 13. This year’s event is raising money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Open from 9.30am to 1.30pm, the allotment society invites you to, “Come and visit our … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls to host local CAMRA’s beer festival, Oct 27-29

Croydon and Sutton’s CAMRA’s annual beer festival will be staged at a new venue in 2016: Stanley Halls, in South Norwood, from October 27 to 29. This will be the 22nd staging of the festival by the local branch of … Continue reading

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Weekly gardening club launched in Addiscombe Railway Park

Addiscombe Railway Park’s community garden is holding a Gardening Club every Wednesday, from 6.30pm till 7.30pm All abilities of gardener are welcome, tools and gloves provided, and children are welcome at the sessions, which are supervised by experienced gardeners who … Continue reading

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Making muddy art – free family workshop at Turf Gallery, Aug 6

Turf Gallery is staging a free, fun family art workshop for all ages from five years old upwards next Saturday, August 6. from noon to 2pm. Using mud, leaves and plants around us as art materials, this artist-led workshop will … Continue reading

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Pruning masterclass at Heathfield Ecology Centre, Jul 30

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Saturday football club, St Mark’s Primary, Albert Road

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London Wildlife Trust Bat Walk, Crystal Palace Park, Sep 1

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Wildlife Family Fun Days, Crystal Palace Park, Aug 6 and 21

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