Category Archives: Theatre

Up the Women! Celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centenary

Croydon Bicycle Theatre Company is staging a special event on February 7 as part of the capital’s Women’s Suffrage Centenary celebrations. They say, “We will be remembering Rosa May Billinghurst, an incredible suffragette who attended rallies in her adapted handcycle, … Continue reading

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Newman: Fairfield Halls won’t be ready to open until 2019

Fairfield Halls will not re-open until 2019, Tony Newman, the leader of the council, announced in a somewhat off-hand matter last night. The prestigious arts complex was supposed to be ready for a grand re-opening in July 2018. But now, … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland, Whitgift School, Feb 7-9

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CAMRA’s South Norwood Beer Festival, Feb 8-10

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Theatre Trust slams Sutton Council over stage closures

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest independent body to find fault with the south London council Sutton’s polluting, thieving and cage-fighting Liberal Democrat councillors and ex-councillors have now attracted the anger of the usually mild-mannered Theatres Trust. In … Continue reading

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Councillor’s arts charity is recruiting – at less than Living Wage

The charity group  which operates the Stanley Halls community arts venue in South Norwood is recruiting a new staff member – but is offering a salary that starts well below the London Living Wage. Stanley Halls this week advertised for … Continue reading

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Get your teeth into a panto classic with Sanderstead club

The Sanderstead Dramatic Club celebrates its 110th year by staging a panto classic that offers tales of witches, wolves and dark, dark woods. Running from January 6 to 13 at the All Saints Parish Hall in Sanderstead, audiences will be … Continue reading

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