‘Last words, so it goes’ exhibit at Turf Projects, Jun 9-Jul 15

If you ever owned a Sony Walkman, had a CD collection or can remember the floppy disk, then you might just “get” an art exhibition to be staged at Turf Projects next month which explores the ephemera of the digital world we inhabit.

Featuring the work of seven emerging and established artists, working across film, performance, sculpture and writing, “Last words, so it goes” looks at the uncharted digital legacies.

Stephen Cornford’s “Constant Linear Velocity” explores the physical space of digital storage with an assemblage of obsolete computer shells, and features the opening and closing of a disk drive. Continue reading

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Croydon BID cancels election hustings after Manchester bomb

An election debate for Croydon Central, due to be staged tonight by the town centre’s Business Improvement District, has been cancelled following last night’s horrific bombing in Manchester.

At least 22 were killed, including several children, and another 50 were injured, with some still fighting for their lives in hospital or facing life-changing injuries as a result of what is being investigated as a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena. The incident took place around 10.30pm last night in the foyer of the crowded arena, after a concert by the American singer Ariana Grande.

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Explore the life of William Morris, Honeywood Museum, May 31

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Guided history and heritage walk, Carshalton, Jun 4

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Honeywood half-term activities, Carshalton, May 27-Jun 4

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COPSE announce club’s event details for June and July

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Croydon South election hustings, Christ Church, Purley, Jun 1

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