Category Archives: Pubs

Junkyard Choir, The Oval Tavern, Jan 25

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Board games cafe Ludoquist has found a winning formula

The game’s up for KEN TOWL, who after trying to Monopoly-se a weekend night out, at first didn’t have a Cluedo where to go, but went on a Trivial Pursuit for a new venue and after a final roll of … Continue reading

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Tales of ghost ships and mermaids, South Norwood, Jan 21

Cunning Folk Tales comes to South Norwood later this month, with stories to intrigue you of ghost ships, mermaids and wrecks. On Monday January 21, at 7pm, Cunning Folk is bringing a little music, folklore and magic to the Shelverdine … Continue reading

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Croydon teacher stages charity concert for tsunami relief fund

Jade Flahive-Gilbert was so shocked at the devastation of the tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia that she’d already started planning a concert to raise funds to help out. But when another tsunami hit Java and Sumatra just before Christmas, the Croydon … Continue reading

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Bad Apple is blighted town centre’s fifth night club to close

Development blight in Croydon town centre has claimed another victim, with the Bad Apple night club set to close its doors for a final time on New Year’s Day. It was late on Boxing Day that the owners of the … Continue reading

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The lights go down at town centre’s Spread Eagle Theatre

The Spread Eagle Theatre, the 50-seater comedy and cabaret venue above the pub next to the Town Hall, is to close. The upstairs room was transformed into a studio theatre five years ago, at a time when Croydon’s Warehouse Theatre … Continue reading

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Christmas superstitions and myths, South Norwood, Dec 17

Why do we associate misteltoe with Christmas time? Do cattle in cow sheds really kneel down at the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve? Has anyone born on December 25 ever seen a ghost? And how did the tradition of … Continue reading

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