Tag Archives: Second World War

80 years on the stage – taking Croydon from the Blitz to Narnia

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: This year marks the 80th anniversary of the first performances by CODA, the Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association, making it one of the longest-lasting community arts organisations in the borough. DAVID MORGAN looks into how the group came … Continue reading

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Officer’s distinguished service on Western and Home fronts

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM: The physical and psychological sacrifices made by all those who served, including those who survived the horrors of trench warfare, are important to recall, writes DAVID MORGAN As we outlined in last week’s column about how … Continue reading

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Going Underground: historians want your Subway memories

Do you have memories of Crystal Palace subway? Did you use the subway as part of the old High Level railway station or when it was an air raid shelter during the war? Maybe you played there as a child, … Continue reading

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