Category Archives: Music

Croydon Minster Friday Lunchtime Recitals, Jan 17-Apr 3

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Jazz At The Bell, The Railway Bell, Gipsy Hill, Jan 12

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Croydon’s Christmas mass: It was exciting. And terrifying

The Vicar of Croydon, Canon Andrew Bishop, has spoken of his excitement – and terror – when the BBC came calling to ask to broadcast its 2019 Christmas Eve midnight mass from Croydon Minster. Nearly six months of careful preparation … Continue reading

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Oscar-winning musical makes uncertain steps on the stage

They’ve had Angela’s Ashes – The Musical, and the traditional panto has returned (Oh yes it has) as the Fairfield Halls tries to re-establish its creative credentials after the theatre was dark for three years. So how does Once, the … Continue reading

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Ahoy there! Lucky readers are off to see Sinbad The Sailor

Congratulations to the three loyal readers, who together with a guest, will be going to see the Sanderstead Dramatic Club’s annual panto next week. Readers Michel Prudon, Kate Workman and Priya Chandrasena have all won a prize of a pair … Continue reading

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Croydon’s night-time music scene could be entering new Phase

New Year’s Eve should be the biggest night of the year for the local club scene. RORY KELLY paid a visit to Phase, a new venue hoping to transform Croydon’s night-time feel Clubbing in Croydon has a problem. Despite being … Continue reading

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Bach choir pass the baton to Wallfisch for start of 60th year

The Croydon Bach Choir go into 2020 with a new music director. Simon Wallfisch takes over the baton from Tim Horton, who had led the choir since 2001. Born in Croydon, Wallfisch, 37, is a versatile musician. In addition to … Continue reading

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