Marc Wadsworth settles in Croydon


A welcome new resident to Croydon is Marc Wadsworth, a champion of Citizen Journalism, filmmaker ( and former leader of the Labour Party Black Sections.

His lively Citizen Journalism facebook is

And Facebook

His journalism website  is People can  post items including events on it

His lively Citizen Journalism facebook is

You can also follow him on Twitter: @marcwads and @thelatestdotcom

Marc DVD

Marc’s film project on wartime servicemen is being rolled out in schools, so if you are a head of history or humanities, or know someone who is, please let them know and pass on contact details to Marc:

Marc and I hope to do a showing early next year.

Meanwhile you can see the film on 18 November at Goldsmiths College.

I have known Marc since he consulted me on his book about Battersea’s 1920s Asian MP Shapuri Saklatvala (Peepal Press).


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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