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85 years on, Crystal Palace’s great fire sparks imaginations

At 7.10pm on November 30, 1936, the first sparks of flames were seen emerging from the Crystal Palace. The smoke and glow from the great fire later that night were reported to have been seen as far away as the … Continue reading

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Tea and Tech: Accessing NHS, Upper Norwood Library, Oct 22

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The show must go on: theatre groups prepare for reopening

SANJANA IDNANI reports on how local theatrical venues and amdram groups have been dealing with the covid lockdown as they prepare to put on their summer shows Theatre companies and performers across the borough have faced their fair share of … Continue reading

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Drawing from Darkness, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 28

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Comedian Brigstocke added to Crystal Palace Festival line-up

With just two weeks to go, the Crystal Palace Festival has announced its special guest acts for the live-streamed show from Upper Norwood Library. Top-flight comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Rob Deering have been added to the roster of performers who … Continue reading

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Tea and Tech: Improving health, Upper Norwood Library, Mar 6

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Save yourself money, Tea and Tech, Upper Norwood, Jan 24

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Tea and Tech, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 29

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Crystal Palace Affordable Art Fayre, Westow Hill, Nov 29-Dec 1

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West End at The Library, Upper Norwood, Nov 17

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Tea and Tech learning session at Upper Norwood Library, Aug 2

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Dinosaurs of Crystal Palace, Norwood Society, Apr 18

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Dinosaurs, parks and Concretopia: Norwood’s diverse talks

The Norwood Society’s 2019 programme gets under way at Upper Norwood Library next week, with the first in a series of invigorating walks and inspiring talks arranged by its hard-working volunteers. The Norwood Society’s area covers parts of Lambeth and … Continue reading

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History of Pantomime talk, Norwood Society, Dec 20

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Conservation in Croydon, Norwood Society, Oct 18

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Traders wanted for Upper Norwood Library’s Winterfest

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First Aid for Babies and Toddlers, Upper Norwood, Nov 10

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Audience with Christopher Bowden, Upper Norwood, Oct 20

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Nightmare Before Christmas, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 3

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Creative writing workshop, Upper Norwood Library, from Jul 30

In this short writing course, you will be introduced to the art of storytelling and the versatility of language. Starting with some easy and fun writing exercises to learn how to write characters, dialogue, settings and moods, participants will work … Continue reading

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The Clutter Monster with Sally Walford, Upper Norwood, Jul 27

The Clutter Monster lives in the land of Mess, a monster who loves nothing more than very messy children and very messy playrooms. This story for children tells the tale of one dark night when two messy children are spotted … Continue reading

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Lipstick libraries micro-blogging, Upper Norwood, Jul 26

Join writer, journalist and blogger, Alice Purkiss, at this fun and informative blogging event at Upper Norwood Library, exploring the way social media can be used as a blogging platform, discovering cool people to follow on social media and talking … Continue reading

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Create your own podcast, Upper Norwood Library, Jul 25

Work as a team to create an exciting and original podcast under the direction of a professional voiceover artist. Recording equipment provided. For 13- to 16-year-olds at Upper Norwood Library. The course is free, though donations are welcome. The course … Continue reading

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Heroes, Villains, Monsters, Upper Norwood Library, Jul 24

A superhero with heroic anatomy? Creepy villainous henchmen? Mutant monsters? Mythical creatures? Learn how to create your own heroes, villains and monsters on paper with a professional local artist. What special powers will your hero have? What vehicle would your … Continue reading

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Woodwork skills and social enterprise, Upper Norwood Library

A free course, for 14- to 17-year-olds, at Upper Norwood Library, beginning on Monday, July 23. Fancy seeing if you have a talent for making things out of wood? Want experience of setting up and running a social enterprise? We … Continue reading

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