Category Archives: Art

Loach returns with another masterpiece on the state of Britain

Described by critics as one of director Ken Loach’s best, if not the best, it is a pity that the David Lean Cinema were not able to deliver Sorry We Missed You to the widest possible audience before this week’s … Continue reading

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Surrey Opera’s Christmas Soiree, Whitgift School, Dec 15

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Gallery in South Norwood offers a bit of Brazil in batik

On a rainy night in Croydon, KEN TOWL heads off to Portland Road for a feel of Latin American sunshine At the weekend I was taking brunch with members of the self-titled FILTH – Failed In London – Try Hastings … Continue reading

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Christmas card-making craft workshop, Studio Upstairs, Dec 7

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After £41m+ spend: art centre has no gallery space for art

An arts society formed in the borough 150 years ago faces an uncertain future as it has emerged that after spending more than £41m on refurbishing the Fairfield Halls, in a display of incompetence stunning even by Croydon’s usual standards, … Continue reading

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Open day at Studio Upstairs in effort to boost their Big Give

Croydon’s arts venue Studio Upstairs is gearing up to double its supporters’ Christmas donations by taking part in the country’s biggest match funding campaign, The Big Give. Now in its 12th year, The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge begins on December … Continue reading

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Croydon Art Society annual exhibition, Clocktower, to Dec 7

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