See also events on:
For Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign’s film shows to end November go to:
Wednesday 26 October. 5.30–9.30pm. The case of Gatwick
Talk by Alison Addy, Head of Community Engagement at Gatwick Airport, on Gatwick’s 2nd runway proposal. Also illustrated talk on Croydon Airport history.
Part of Shaking Hands Aviation Social, Croydon Airport House. Food and drinks.
To book go to
1 November. 6.30pm. Scrutiny Examines Culture, Fairfield Halls and Gypsy & Traveller Welfare in Croydon
The Council’s Scrutiny & Overview Committee is to question Timothy Godfrey, the Cabinet Member for Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport, consider the Fairfield Halls and consider the report of the Gypsy & Traveller Welfare in Croydon: Mini Review.
You can access the papers at
If you want to suggest questions or submit discussion points to Committee member email them to the members or via the Committee Clerk: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to try and speak to the Committee email its Chair Sean Fitzsimons at email@example.com.
Town Hall, Katherine St.
3 November. 6.30pm. Planning Sub-committee possibly followed by Planning Committee
Agenda not yet posted: to access nearer the date go to
Town Hall, Katherine St.
Saturday 19 November. 7.30-10.30pm. SLiDE’s Ceilidh Night
Selsdon Hall, 132 Addington Road, South Croydon, CR2 8LA.
How much: Adults £9 advance/£11 on the door. Under-18s £5. Under-5s FREE.
Book tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07887 781 361
SLiDE dance is a registered charity.
Tuesday 22 November. 11am-1pm. Creative Croydon’s Pop Up Creative Cafe
Pop in and join us for tea, coffee, a chat and creative art activities at Mind in Croydon, Fairfield House, 10 Altyre Rd, Croydon, CR0 5LA.
(5 mins walk from East Croydon station)
As the Council and others urge more people to volunteer there are key issues about how best to manage them. Croydon Voluntary Action is putting on some training sessions.
Principles of Volunteer Management: Thursday 10 November 2016. 9.45am–1pm. The basics of Volunteer Management Good Practice. To book go to:
Volunteer Recruitment: Processes and Safeguards: Thursday 8 December. 9.45am-1pm. The promotion of volunteering vacancies and the recruitment processes you can develop. To book go to:
Supporting and Managing Volunteers: Thursday 19 January.
9.45am-1pm. Retention of volunteers, helping them reach their goals and monitoring their impact on the organisation. To book go to:
Legal Aspects of Involving Volunteers and Volunteer Policy Training will follow in the new year.
Although the above courses are priced £25 as stand alone they can also be booked as a set of 3 at a discounted rate of £60.
See also: Croydon Volunteer Bureau Manager’s blog at