Category Archives: Music

Culture deals with covid-19 without making a song and dance

The sense of doom and gloom caused by the covid-19 pandemic had well and truly taken hold of London by the middle of last week. There was a dark humour about the place reflected by the public address system at … Continue reading

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Dave Sears, Mike Brown and guests, The Oval Tavern, Apr 4

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Frank Turner’s Fairfield convention has the crowd on their feet

Frank Turner’s cult following got a chance to see him play in Croydon for the first time on Friday as he delivered the Wreck’s first sold-out live gig, and GRAY DORIAN was there to witness it “SOLD OUT”. Outside the … Continue reading

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Lily Pad Appeal’s Flower Fairy Ball, Braithwaite Hall, Mar 28

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Do you have the Wright stuff? CYTO’s seeking new members

JANE NICHOLL visited the Shoestring Theatre in South Norwood to discover a community arts group that has survived a decade of austerity, yet is thriving thanks to hard work and, in some part, the generosity of a former member The … Continue reading

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Outstanding Norbury choir wins prize at national competition

An acapella choir formed of pupils from a Norbury secondary school walked away with a £1,000 prize and the acclaim of judges and the audience after the grand final of the Jack Petchey Perfect Pitch Champions competition held at the … Continue reading

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Jubilate Choir: Beethoven’s Mass, Chichester Road, Apr 4

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