Category Archives: History

The Spider’s Web screening, Ruskin House, Dec 14

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Open days at Little Holland House, Carshalton, every month

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Council remembers to publicise civic Remembrance service

Croydon Council’s press office, having forgotten to include any reference to this weekend’s Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in its autumn edition of the quarterly, Council Tax-payer-funded Your Croydon magazine, managed to put out a press release detailing the civic arrangements for … Continue reading

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Croydon’s suffrage movement, Ruskin House, Nov 10

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WWI Memorial Concert, St Francis West Wickham, Nov 10

The Croydon Male Voice Choir is staging a tribute to the fallen of World War I in what promises to be a memorable concert at St Francis, West Wickham, this Saturday – the day before the 100th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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‘A party with socialists in it’ – Croydon Assembly, Nov 8

The Croydon Assembly meets this Thursday, November 8, when author Simon Hannah will be speaking on “What are the lessons of the struggle of the Labour left?” The publishers’ blurb for Hannah’s latest book says, “From its origins in the … Continue reading

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Veteran Car Run returns to Croydon

After a two-year diversion (roadworks on the A23 at Brixton Hill, as it happens), the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run chugged and puffed its way through Croydon once again yesterday morning, with hundreds of vintage vehicles having their annual … Continue reading

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