New Publications on Croydon Radical, Labour, Black & Asian Histories on sale at Heritage Festival Open Day 18 June


Croydon’s Radical & Labour Movements and its Black & Asian Histories are the subject of three Croydon Radical History Network Monographs published by History & Social Action Publications,  which will be on sale on the Agenda Services (Heritage Stall)

Croydon Heritage Festival Open Day

Saturday 18 June (10am-5.30pm)

at the George St end of North End 

David Clark’s two publications on the history of Norbury will also be on sale:

In addition to these and second hand history books  other History & Social Action Publications will be on sale  about Price’s Candles, Vauxhall Pleasure Gdns, John Archer (Battersea’s Black Mayor 1913-4), Bill Miller (Black Labour activist Plymouth), Esther Bruce (London black working-class seamstress), and mutual and collection action in Lambeth.

There will also be information about:

Croydon Radical History Network

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Network

Croydon Assembly

Other Stalls

  • History and Amenity

CNHSS (The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society)

Croydon Airport

Crystal Palace Foundation

East Surrey Family History Society

Friends of Shirley Windmill

Kenley Revival Project

Raymond Wheeler Books

  • Community

 Addiscombe Young Writers

CODA (Croydon Operatic & Amateur Dramatic Society)

“COPSE” (Croydon Outdoor Pursuits & Social Events Club)

Croydon Bowling Club – recycled jewellery

Croydon Lions

Croydon Crocuses WI


Rotary In Croydon

Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign CIC

Soroptimist International Croydon and District

  • Others

An-jewels handmade jewellery

Anna’s Bold Jewellery Design

Beats & Eats CIC

Croydon Partnership

Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation

Eco & Creative Art – Soraia Waterhouse

Fico’s World

SR Expression

Start Up Croydon

The Oval


Winners Chapel International Surrey Branch Gospel Choir

The Time Truck

The Museum of London Archaeology’s Time Truck will be pulling up on North End to exhibit archaeological material and research in a fun and letting visitors understand Croydon on a whole new level (literally!), exhibiting artefacts from local digs and excavations.

Make a Sherlock Spyglass! Workshops

Victorian themed craft workshops. Whitgift Square, at the heart of the Whitgift Centre. 10am–12noon and 1–3pm 

Live Performance times 11am – 5.30pm

  • Ellie Lawson
  • Apsara Arts
  • London Mozart Players Bass Trio
  • Mitre Players
  • CODA
  • New Image Duo
  • Hipsinc
  • Trinity Saxophone Ensemble
  • Winners Chapel International Surrey Branch Gospel Choir and more
  • SR Expression
  • J’s Dance Factor



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. 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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