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Purley Festival returns to Rotary Field with live music stage

The Purley Festival is set to return to Rotary Field next month, hoping to deliver “a wonderful celebration of culture, talent and community”, according to the organisers. The focal point of the weekend of September 9 and 10 will be … Continue reading

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Paint Your Horse and Wagon, Purley sculpture project, Apr 2-4

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Potter named winner of £30,000 Rotary Fields art competition

Alan Potter, a sculptor based in Scotland who specialises in public art, has won Croydon Council’s £30,000 competition to design and install a sculpture in Purley’s Rotary Fields to commemorate the Surrey Iron Railway, which ran through the town at … Continue reading

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Council seeks sculpture for Purley to mark Surrey Iron Railway

Croydon Council is offering a £30,000 budget to commission the design and creation of a public artwork for Purley which should commemorate the Surrey Iron Railway, thought to be the world’s first railway. An Act of Parliament was passed in … Continue reading

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Rotary Club Annual Classic Car Show, Rotary Fields, Jun 24

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Residents have 48 hours to save 70 parks and open spaces

The people of Croydon have 48 hours left to try to save more than 70 of the borough’s parks and open spaces from being put at serious risk of being handed over to developers to be built on. Alison Butler, … Continue reading

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Croydon Classic Car Show, Rotary Field, Purley, Jun 25

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Purley Festival pulls the plug on 2016 music in Rotary Fields

There will be no Purley Festival staged on Rotary Fields this year. An announcement on the organisers’ website was posted just before Christmas by the festival’s director, Fiona Lipscombe. The message attempted to compare the event to Glastonbury or Reading … Continue reading

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