Category Archives: Theatre

Spread Eagle offers 50% off cabaret festival shows this week

The Spread Eagle Theatre, right in the centre of Croydon, is offering half-price tickets for its Cabaret Festival performances tomorrow night, May 18. Red Hot Globe Trot, at 7.30pm, features La Voix, a semi-finalist on Britain’s Got Talent who has … Continue reading

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Morcheeba confirmed as headline act for Overground Festival

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival returns next month, bigger and better than ever before after moving to the heart of Crystal Palace Park. The park, laid out for the Crystal Palace itself, has a long history of gigs including Pink … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls accused of bullying as they kick out cinema club

BELLA BARTOCK, our arts correspondent, reports on the angry reaction to the abrupt closure of a volunteer-run movie group The community trust that runs the Stanley Halls in South Norwood has turned the lights off on the venue’s cinema club, … Continue reading

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Northumbria Festival, Oval Tavern and Stanley Halls, May 9-12

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Spread Eagle launches the first Croydon Cabaret Festival

The Spread Eagle Theatre, the intimate space above one of the town centre’s most popular pubs, is staging the first Croydon Cabaret Festival over the next four weeks. Starting next Friday with Cat Loud, there will be more than a … Continue reading

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There’ll be Pirates coming to Wandle Park this summer

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Tories agree: Labour’s Fairfield deal looking good for Croydon

WALTER CRONXITE on an outbreak of consensus and agreement for the future of the borough Tory councillors’ “opposition for opposition’s sake” approach to the £30million refurbishment of the Fairfield Halls crumbled amid commonsense, the best interests of the borough and … Continue reading

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