Category Archives: Art

Croydon Bach Choir Elgar workshop, St Matthew’s, Nov 11

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Witness a Martian invasion of the Spread Eagle, Oct 26

Comedy nights return to the Spread Eagle next month. Simon Watt, Rachel Wheeley, Samantha Baines and Gemma Arrowsmith play the theatre space above the pub on Croydon High Street on Thursday October 26. Been anywhere good on holiday lately?

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Making drama out of crisis: King of Egypt comes to Croydon

“Escaped psychiatric patient Kevin Haggerty is not pleased about his diagnosis, even less pleased about being on a section of the Mental Health Act, and distinctly upset about being told he is not the reincarnation of the pharaoh Ramses II. … Continue reading

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Croydon Minster lunchtime recitals, Fridays, Oct 6-Dec 1

Croydon Minster’s lunchtime musical recital series resumes on October 6. The full programme of performances of these free concerts, which start each Friday at 1.10pm, will be published soon. The series runs for nine weeks, through to December 1. Just … Continue reading

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Composers pair off at Mela for unique musical experiment

The Croydon Mela being held in Wandle Park at the end of the month will stage a unique collaboration between cross-cultural performers as part of the Croydon Composers project. Ten of Croydon’s aspiring composers and musicians – drawn from hip … Continue reading

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London Jazz Festival, IDMC Choir, Croydon Minster, Nov 10

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Mrs Oscar Wilde launches Spread Eagle autumn season

The (metaphorical) curtain* goes up on the Spread Eagle Theatre’s autumn season tomorrow night with the staging of Mrs Oscar Wilde. Constance Lloyd is rarely remembered in literary history. A feminist, a writer and a mother, she is rather remembered … Continue reading

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