Croydon Events & General News at 3 December



Saturday 5 December. 10am-12pm. Give & Take at Surrey Market

Saturday 5 December. 10am-2pm. Scots Estate Christmas Fayre

Norbury based SERA (Scots Estate Residents Association) Christmas Fayre is at Endeavour Hall, 273 Norbury Crescent, SW16 4LF.

Saturday 12 December. 7.30pm. Surrey Opera Christmas Soirée

Whitgift School Concert Hall. Tickets £12 will include a drink. See


Surrey Opera seeks new choristers

Surrey Opera is recruiting new choristers – with some experience – for its Chorus. Suitably qualified and interested persons should contact either our Chorus Administrator or SO’s General Administrator for further information.

Its next production will be A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten. We will perform it in Surrey on June 2016 (details to follow) and at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall 18 – 22 July 2016.

  • So Director Jonathan Butcher talks about George Hooper and his paintings on Croydon Radio! Listen to a podcast

Another Case of Lack of Hygiene Care

Crisps sticky with urine and poo on shelves has led to the 99p Stores chain being fined for stocking food ‘not fit for humans’ at its North End and Crown Hill stores last year after tip-offs from members of the public who spotted rodents while shopping.


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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