Tag Archives: William Hurlstone

It’s long overdue that Hurlstone’s music is heard once again

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: In the year when Croydon is London’s Borough of Culture, DAVID MORGAN suggests it presents an opportunity to revive some of the music of a once-admired composer Searching through some old press cuttings, I came across one from … Continue reading

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Living history exhibit on display at Stanley Halls: Dec 4

The Lives of Stanley Halls: Theatricals, Community and Entertainment, a touring exhibition, has its special introductory night at the South Norwood venue tomorrow night, December 4. The exhibition has been organised by the Stanley People’s Initiative and funded by the … Continue reading

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From Waddon to Washington DC: Croydon boy’s musical life

Ahead of centenary concerts to celebrate the life of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, his biographer, JEFFREY GREEN, details the composer’s life in Croydon Theobalds Road was widened by demolishing the houses and shops on the southern side in the mid-1870s, and amongst … Continue reading

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