Forward Events Diary
Tuesday 31 January. 6.30pm. Air Quality Action
Streets, Environment and Homes Scrutiny Sub-Committee will review the Council’s Air Quality Action Plan 2017-22.
Town Hall, Katherine St
Access to the paper is through
See previous blog posting for summary and comment.
Tuesday 31 January. 7.30pm. “How do you get the council to listen?”
Croydon Debating Club. Project B cafe-bar, 3 to 7 Middle Street, CR0 1RE.
If you have not already done so please register attendance at
Friday 3 February. 4-8pm. Launch of Croydon Reuse Organisation
This not-for-profit group run by Croydon residents Eunice and Andrew Dickinson has helped more than 20 young people not in education or employment to take part in 40 furniture building projects – making items including tables, chairs, benches and chests of drawers. It also grows Cr’Oyster mushrooms from used coffee grounds and are named after the borough.
1 Church Road
Monday 6 February. 7pm-9pm. 20mph Zones
Croydon Communities Consortium. St. Michael and All Angels with St. James Church Hall
Poplar Walk, CR0 1UA
To help the organisers please book in advance at
Wednesday 8 February. 2.30 & 7.30pm. A United Kingdom
Extra screenings of the film about Seretse Khama and Croydon’s Ruth Williams. David Lean Cinema.
To book go to http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk
Sunday 12 March – Saturday 18 March. Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky’s opera based on Pushkin’s tale of innocent love, hot-headed passion and tragic mistakes is being staged by pupils of Whitgift and other schools. Matinee 12 March 2.30pm; Tuesday 14 March 7.30pm; Thursday 16-Saturday 18 7.30pm. For more details see
Tuesday 14 February. 11am. A United Kingdom. See 8 February.
Thursday 16 March – Saturday 1 April. Croydonites Festival of New Theatre
This includes play by Jenny Lockyer about Amy Johnson, the record breaking aviator who flew from Croydon to Darwin in 1936. Amy was passionate about engineering and the future of aviation and Jenny imagines what she might have achieved if her life wasn’t cut short. For full details see
Friday 21 April. Celebration of Matthews Yard’s Five Years
Matthews Yard is hoping to raise 30k towards the costs of refurbishment works at The Exchange Workspace through its fund. The space is fully occupied or under offer. We pay 20% interest with fixed monthly repayments over three years. The latest accounts to be published imminently show a 40% gross profit last year and the business is back in positive equity so it is confident in its ability to make repayments. More info can be found here: