Monthly Archives: July 2015

Croydon News at 27 July

Wednesday 29 July. 6.30-8.30pm. Spacehive Workshop – How to run a crowdfunding campaign Croydon’s Turf Projects raised its money using the Spacehive crowdfunding platform for civic projects. These could be projects that improve public spaces, from building new playgrounds to … Continue reading

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Commemorating Alfred Linnel – 5 September

Labour Heritage &  Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park                        invite you to: A Commemoration of Alfred Linnell 1846-1887  On:  Saturday 5 September 2015, 3pm – 5pm  Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, Southern Grove, London E3 4PX (nearest Underground: Mile End & Bow Road) Labour … Continue reading

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A History of Riots

A History of Riots  is the result of a conference held by the London Socialist Historians Group in early 2012, designed to look again at the historical aspects of riots in the wake of the August 2011 riots in the UK. … Continue reading

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Croydon Assembly working groups meetings July to September

Following the re-convened Croydon Assembly meeting on 6 June, the forward plan is to start the next round of working group meetings, part of whose remit will be to consider a vision for the future to be published in a … Continue reading

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Trade unions – why they are important

As the Government legislates to further cutback the rights of trade unionists to defend their jobs and standard of living, it is important to remember why trade unions are important. “By winning better pay and conditions, improving health and safety … Continue reading

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Memorial to 1381 Peasants Revolt Unveiled

Things cannot go on well in England nor ever will until everything shall be in common.   When there shall be neither Vassal nor Lord and all distinctions levelled – John Ball These words are on the memorial to the … Continue reading

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Croydon news at 20 July

Croydon Arts Bonanza This week sees a bonanza of arts events with Thornton Heath Arts Festival running to 25 July, the Ambition Festival in the Town Centre from 23 to 26 July, and the International Playwriting Festival. Full details are: … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Mental Health Forum. What should it be, could it be? – 23 July

Croydon’s Mental Health Forum. What should it be, could it be? – 23 July 9.30am (for a cooked breakfast) for a 10am start   CVA’s Resource Centre, 82 London Rd, Croydon, near West Croydon Station Croydon Voluntary Action is appealing … Continue reading

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Black British History Workshop III – 29 October

Black British History Workshop III Thursday 29 October 2015, 11am-6pm Senate House, London The aim of the Workshop  series is to foster a creative dialogue between researchers, educationalists (mainstream and supplementary), archivists and curators, and policy makers. It seeks to … Continue reading

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Croydon Assembly Asks Croydon Organisations To Act Against The Welfare Cuts

A call to all Croydon organisations to consider what action they can take to oppose the draconian Government welfare cuts has been made by the Croydon Assembly. Taking into account the strong support against the proposed £12bn cut to welfare … Continue reading

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