Category Archives: Poetry

Pakistani classical poetry night, Town Hall, Nov 18

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Youth poetry tour examines Dystopia and Utopia in Croydon

The Young People’s Laureate for London, Caleb Femi brings his first tour to inspire 13 to 25-year-olds to pursue poetry and establish their own collectives at Croydon Central Library tomorrow. From 2pm, there will be workshops sessions on the theme … Continue reading

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Council’s underwhelming programme for Black History Month

BELLA BARTOCK, our culture correspondent, on the uninspiring offer from Croydon Town Hall It is hard not to have a degree of ambivalence about this year’s offering from Croydon Council for Black History Month. Just like last year, and the … Continue reading

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Youth laureate’s Poetry Revolution, South Norwood, Oct 11

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National Poetry Day: Caleb Femi’s The Story We All Know

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London laureate is making a return visit to Central Library

Caleb Femi, the Young People’s Laureate for London, is to make a return visit to Croydon Central Library next month. Femi’s tour dates of outer London are to be announced tomorrow, Setpember 28 – which is National Poetry Day. A … Continue reading

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‘This land is classist’: Croydon rapper seeks justice for Grenfell

A Croydon rapper has produced a track, Justice for Grenfell (See All The Links), which seeks to provide context to the tragedy in Kensington last month. Sense (real name Jenniah Brown), who grew up in West Croydon, often performs at … Continue reading

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