Croydon Events at 24 September

Other events listings:

Croydon Libraries:

Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society:

David Lean Cinema:

Just Croydon:

Turf Projects:

Monday  26 September. 11am. Charles Dickens and His Norwood Connections

Talk by Paul Graham (Dickens Fellowship) at Ashburton Library, Shirley Road, Addiscombe, CR9 7AL.

To book:

Tuesday 27 September. 6.30pm. Council Health and Social Care Scrutiny Sub-Committee

Agenda: Croydon CCG and Croydon Health Services NHS Trust Response to Special Financial Measures, HealthWatch Croydon Update

Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street.

Wednesday 28 September

4pm. Coding lesson for PRIMARY TEACHERS

CAS and Code Club event for Croydon’s primary school teachers. If you are one or know of any, ask them to SIGN UP HERE.

7pm. Croydon Creatives

A socialising group for web designers and front-end developers.

Matthews Yard, off Surrey St.

Thursday 29 September

7pm. Tech Surgery with Paul Sinnet

Are you stuck on a tricky programming task or need help with your tech idea? Join Croydon’s expert programmers for one-to-one help and advice with your toughest technical issues. Contact for more information and to indicate coming.

Matthews Yard, off Surrey St.

7.30pm. Nick Richards Art Exhibition Launch

Matthews Yard, off Surrey St, till Saturday 29 October.

Friday, 30 September. 10am-10pm. Shaking Hands McMillan Coffee Morning

Tea, Coffee, Cake, Networking, Raffles, Prizes, and a Feel Good Feeling!

Hoodoo’s Cafe, 1 Matthew’s Yard, off Surrey St.

Sunday  2 October

11am. Heathfield Apple Day

Heathfield Ecology Centre, The Old Orchard, Heathfield, Coombe Lane, CR0 5RH.

1-5pm. Shirley Windmill  Open Day

 Postmill Close, CR0 5DY.

7.30pm. Don’t Go into the Cellar: Murder by Gaslight

 Spread Eagle Theatre, Katherine St.

Tuesday 4 October. 2.15pm. The Great Houses of Shirley – a Brief History

Talk by  Ray Wheeler. Shirley Library, Wickham Road / Hartland Way, Shirley, CR0 8BH.

To book:

Wednesday 5 October. 6.30pm. Council Traffic Management Advisory Committee

Town Hall, Katherine St. Agenda not yet posted on Council website.

Thursday 6 October. Council Planning and Planning Subcommittee meetings

Town Hall, Katherine St. Agenda not yet posted on Council website.

Monday 10 October. 6.30pm. Council Cabinet

Town Hall, Katherine St. Agenda not yet posted on Council website.

Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 October. Craft Beer Festival

Braithwaite Hall, Town Hall/Clocktower, Katherine St.

To buy tickets go to

Thursday 20 October

7.30pm. They plan to close your hospitals: Who will save St Helier?  NHS public meeting

Your NHS Needs You! Come along and find out about the imminent threat facing your health service in South West London. Let health bosses know that we won’t give up our local hospitals without a fight.

Thomas Wall Centre, 52 Benhill Ave, Surrey, SM1 4DP.

Organised by KOSHH (Keep Our St Helier Hospital)
You Tube channel:

The closure of St. Helier has implications for Croydon.

8pm. Building Restoration, Conservation and Masonry

Talk by Nick Wilson. Norwood Society. Upper Norwood Library.

8pm. A History of Crystal Palace Football Club

 Talk by David Clark. South London Local History Group. Phoenix Centre, 66 Westow Street, SE19 3AF

Friday 21 October. CROWD

Music and entertainment on St George’s Walk.

Saturday 22 October. 11.30am-3pm. Dismissed! An Ordinary Jamaican Woman; An Extraordinary Life 

Gloria Cameron will sign her autobiography

AmicusHorizon Housing Association, Grosvenor House, 125 High Street, Croydon.

Free but book on

or Text 07802 785 277.

Saturday 22 October. 12 noon-5pm. Diwali Mala.

Focal point stage outside the Whitgift Centre.

4-6pm. Launch of New Rose: 40 Years of Croydon Punk

Sunday 23 October. 3-5pm. London Mozart Players

First concert in new home. Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Piazzolla Autumn from the Four Seasons; Grainger Londonderry Air; Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets; Mozart Symphony No. 29.

St John’s Church, Upper Norwood, SE19 2RX.  It’s free, but booking is advised.

Thursday  27 – Saturday 29 October. CAMRA Local Beer Festival

Thursday & Friday 12-4pm & 5-10.30pm; Sunday  12-5pm.

Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25 6AB.

Saturday 29 October. Croydon Youth Arts Collective

Free day of music, theatre, film, art exhibitions, talks, workshops plus.

Clocktower. 07436 031163.

The Council is promoting but it is not on the CTAC website.

Monday 31 October. 7.45pm. Roman Britain and the Classical Roman World

Talk by Stephen Humphrey. CNHSS, East Croydon United Reform Church.

 Saturday 5 November. Croydon Assembly General Meeting

Ruskin House. Details to be announced.

Saturday 12 November. The Rotary Club of Croydon South Christmas Craft Fair

All Saints Church Hall  – top of Sanderstead  Hill.

This is a pure craft fair and please contact the Club secretary for application forms for a stall on Open to all craft people.  

Thursday 17 November

 8pm. 900 Children Lie in All Saints’ Churchyard

 Talk by Stephen Oxford, Norwood Society. Upper Norwood Joint Library, 39-41 Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ.

8pm. South London on Film

 Talk by Tony Fletcher.

South London History Group. Phoenix Centre, 66 Westow Street, SE19 3AF .

Saturday 19 November. Christmas Fair

Shirley Parish Hall, 81 Wickham Road, Shirley, CR0 8TB.

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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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