Monthly Archives: August 2015

Croydon News and Events at 28 August

Tuesday 1 September. 2.30-7.30pm. Engage with the Croydon Opportunity & Fairness Commission The Commission Chair, Jonathan Clark, the Bishop of Croydon has sent out the following email. ‘I am writing to invite you to the Croydon Opportunity & Fairness Commission … Continue reading

Posted in 76 London Rd history, Buy to rent, Cane Hill Hospital War Dead, Christian Wolmar, Croydon Transition Town, Cuts to further education, CVA AGM, Develop Croydon Conference, Eddie Lister, fines for street mess, Gatwick Airport, Hammerson, Historic Croydon, Innovation Districts, Labour Connections with developers, Westfield | Leave a comment

General History Events & News at 27 August

Thursday 10 September. 6.30pm. Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East Book Launch & Panel Discussion Autograph ABP, Rivington Place, London. Free event. Read more > Saturday 19 September. 10.30am. Unveiling of blue plaque commemorating Hilda Hewlett … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Battersea Society, blue plaque, Cane Hill, Great War music, Hilda Hewlett, Huguenots, Labour Heritage Bulletin, Middle East, Visual Culture, Wandsworth, War dead | Leave a comment

Black and Slavery History events and news at 27 August

Tuesday 8 September. 7pm. The Fifth Pan-African Congress Revisited. Hakim Adi and Marika Sherwood, and film curator June Givanni discuss the legacy of the Congress. The Congress demanded that European powers liberate hundreds of millions of Africans living under colonial … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NCIA calls for opposition to Trade Union Bill

It is not just the trade unions which are concerned about the Trades Union Bill. The community and voluntary sector National Coalition for Independent Action NCIA)  is calling for action to oppose the Bill. It states: ‘Not content with punishing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Digital Image Volunteer needed by Wandle Industrial Museum

Bring the Wandle photo archives alive at the Wandle Industrial Museum…  The Wandle Industrial Museum (WIM) is looking for a volunteer to help them digitise their photo archives. This project will allow the images to be enjoyed by a wider … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Croydon Events & News at 22 August

Tuesday 1 September. 2.30-7.30pm. Business Open Day Croydon Opportunity & Fairness Commission open day for businesses. To book a half-hour slot and ensure you can talk to a commissioner contact Pancho on contact@opportunitycroydon.org or 020 8688 0650 to book a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bill Richmond plaque and portrait unveiling ceremony – 26 August

Bill Richmond plaque and portrait unveiling ceremony & ‘Richmond Unchained’ book launch – 26 August Wednesday 26 August 2-3pm Unveiling of memorial plaque and portrait of Bill Richmond (1763-1829)  by Earl George Percy. Tom Cribb Pub, 36 Panton St, London, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment