Category Archives: Museum of Croydon

We’ll meet up again, don’t know where, don’t know when…

Next Friday is probably not going to be quite the celebration of bunting, street parties and Union flags anyone had quite imagined when the usual Mayday bank holiday was shifted to Friday, May 5, to mark the 75th anniversary of … Continue reading

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What’s Your Croydon? Museum of Croydon, Mar 27

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Museum of Croydon Local History Fair, Clocktower, Nov 16

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What A Waste, art from rubbish, Museum of Croydon, to Nov 9

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Brick by Brick to open its doors for Open House weekend

Croydon’s Council Tax-payers will get the chance to see how loss-making Brick by Brick has managed to piss away at least £1million on new office furniture and a real estate sales showroom this weekend. The Brick by Brick shop and … Continue reading

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80 years commemoration of evacuated children, Sep 4

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Croydon Council, which has built no council homes since 2014, is now staging a museum exhibition on council homes

Without a hint of irony, nor a shred of shame, Croydon Council this week announced the opening of a month-long exhibition to celebrate “100 years of council homes in the borough”. “The 1919 Housing Act heralded a huge council house-building … Continue reading

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Windrush Day Thanksgiving Service, Croydon Minster, Jun 23

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Croydon Undiscovered history talk, Norbury Library, Mar 12

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Croydon Scouting to remember war service at the Minster

Croydon Scouting is holding a special Memorial Service at Croydon Minster, to be attended by the Mayor of Croydon, Bernadette Khan, to remember the 66 Scouts who gave their lives in World War I. While many commemoration events were staged … Continue reading

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