- My latest Croydon Citizen is on the arts
- Godfrey to be questioned by Scrutiny 3 November
The Council’s Scrutiny & Overview Committee will be questioning Councillor Timothy Godfrey, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport.
- Croydonites Festival of New Theatre 12-20 November
Thursday 12 November. 8pm. Jim Barnard & Scallywag Theatre. Stan.
Saturday 14 November. 8pm. Figs in Wigs. / Show Off. Matthews Yard
Wednesday 18 & Thursday 19 November. 8pm. Jonzi, D. The Letter: To be or to … MBE?
Friday 20 November. 8pm. Kate O’Donnell. Big Girl’s Blouse
- 26 November Arts Network on Fairness Commission Report
Meeting to discuss the cultural and arts aspects of the Opportunity & Fairness Commission report Thursday 26 November. 7.30pm. The Campaign Company, Suffolk House, George St, Croydon. The entrance is on Park Lane end of College Lane.
- A Bestiary exhibition by various artists
Saturday 28 November – 19 December. Tuesdays – Saturdays 11am-5pm. Exhibition exploring the representation of animals in art and the relationship between such pictures and their display location. It takes inspiration from Cock and Bull Stories: A Picasso Bestiary, an exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s animal paintings shown at the Croydon Clocktower in 1995. Turf Projects’ gallery & workspace, Keeley Road, Croydon, which opened in May 2015. www.turf-projects.com
- Fears that closure of Fairfield Halls will be negative
The CEO of Fairfield Halls has expressed his concern about the damaging effects of closing the building for two years of the proposed redevelopment of the College Green area and the refurbishment of the Halls. Council Labour Leader Tony Newman has defended the proposal.
See also today’s blog posting ‘Is Croydon Council bulldozing College Green plans through?’