Croydon Events & News @ 11 October

Monday 2 November. 6.30pm-8pm. Learning to win the London Living Wage in Croydon

London Living Wage  Week learning session organised by Cllr Jamie Audsley and Croydon Citizens. It will explain the story of the London Living Wage so far, how it is being adopted in the Borough and how everyone can play a part in supporting Croydon to become a London Living Wage town. There will be  discussion on:

  • how the power of community organisations, employers, residents, Council and politicians can combine to spread the work further.
  • identifying practical next steps each of those groups can take and support all stay involved.

Free; seats limited; reserve a seat at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-to-win-the-london-living-wage-in-croydon-tickets-18925253944

Council Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street.

Saturday 7 November. 10.30am-4.30pm (doors open at 10am). Croydon Assembly 3 – Fighting the Tories – a manifesto for action

Help write its Manifesto as a part of the national debate on a way forward for society and as a guide for campaigning in the local area. Invited speakers: John McDonnell MP, shadow chancellor; Andrew Fisher, author of ‘The Failed Experiment’; Ellen Clifford, Disabled People Against Cuts; Pam Smith, National Union of Teachers. Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon, CRO 1BD . Register at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/croydon-assembly-fighting-the-tories-a-manifesto-for-action-tickets-18754943541 or turn up on the day.

Thursday 12  – Friday 20 November.  Croydonites Festival of New Theatre

For full details see http://www.croydonites.com/what’son.html

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 November. The SE Art Trail

South Norwood local artists and makers are opening up their studio spaces to the public, as are those in Crystal Palace, West Norwood, Penge and Anerley.  See https://www.facebook.com/SE-Art-Trail-1614938705447143/timeline

Croydon Parks, Woodlands and Greenspaces Forum

This welcome new group is discussed at http://insidecroydon.com/2015/10/05/volunteers-get-together-to-help-maintain-croydons-park-life. I first suggested the idea of such a group in my blog on Croydon’s Cultural Landscape in November last year. http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/can-council-contribute-to-improving.html

Croydon Street Art Blog

You can follow commentary about Croydon’s street art inspired by Rise Gallery by checking out http://www.croydonstreetart.co.uk/home

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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 http://thecroydoncitizen.com. 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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