Croydon Events from 26 October

See also events on:

http://www.justcroydon.com and

http://www.croydonradio.com/events

For Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign’s film shows to end November go to:

http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk

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

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shaking-hands-aviation-social-tickets-28561296607?mc_cid=d638890900&mc_eid=23d37f44a0

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

https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/akscroydon/users/public/admin/kab14.pl?operation=SUBMIT&meet=17&cmte=SOC&grpid=public&arc=1

If you want to suggest questions or submit discussion points to Committee member email them to the members or via the Committee Clerk: ray.simpson@croydon.gov

If you want to try and speak to the Committee email its Chair Sean Fitzsimons at sean.fitzsimons@croydon.gov.uk.

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

https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/akscroydon/users/public/admin/kabmenu.pl?mode=recentforthcoming%0A%0A  

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: gemma@slidedance.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.

Workshops
11.00-12.45 – Open Art Sessions
11.15- Storytelling with Anne Crump – Tales of Feel Good Places
12.15 – Singing with Catherine Pestano

(5 mins walk from East Croydon station)

https://www.facebook.com/events/343219226026513/

Managing Volunteers

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:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/principles-of-volunteer-management-tickets-28421616821

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:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/volunteer-recruitment-processes-and-safeguards-tickets-28421783319

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:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-and-managing-your-volunteers-tickets-28422075192

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

https://volunteermanagementcroydon.wordpress.com

 

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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 http://thecroydoncitizen.com. 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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