Category Archives: Museum of Croydon

Gujarati Yatra exhibition opens at Museum of Croydon Nov 14

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Art and history of Fairfield Halls goes on display at Clocktower

Two exhibits, the Fairfield Collection and The Art of Fairfield, are open at the Museum of Croydon in the Croydon Clocktower from Tuesday. The Fairfield Collection brings together archives and objects collected from Fairfield Halls when it closed for its … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon remains go on display at Clocktower museum

All that building work in Croydon town centre? Developers had better factor in setting aside time for proper archaeological surveys – it seems that the town’s ancient and medieval history has left it rich with potential dig sites which could, … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet, Amy Johnson and mammoth teeth all on display

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is staging a series of events this week, its contribution to the Croydon Heritage Festival. On Tuesday, June 21, there is a talk by Carole Roberts, starting at 7.30pm at Fairfield Halls, and … Continue reading

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Godfrey has towering ambitions for Croydon Water Tower

A senior Croydon councillor has undertaken to ensure that the 150-year-old Water Tower will be maintained and says that the council is working “to secure the long-term future” of the Grade II-listed building. A local parks group last week reported … Continue reading

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Eva Schloss to give talk to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Croydon will honour the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and genocidal events which have happened in the past 70 years with a public candle-lighting ceremony and an opportunity to sign the book of remembrance, from noon on Holocaust … Continue reading

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Time travellers invited to museum for Croydon Recreated

The Museum of Croydon has been transformed into a form of time-travelling Tardis, ready to transport visitors back 100 years or more. An exhibition, Croydon Recreated, uses three of the museum’s collections to explore what Croydon was like at the … Continue reading

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