Croydon events at 23 March

17 April 

Last date to register as

an elector of local Council elections

Have neighbours moved in recently. Why not introduce yourself and let them know.


27 March. 2-4pm. What does GDPR mean for small Charities?

Hosted by Steve Reed MP.  To book go to

Thursday 29 March. 7.30-10.30pm. Another Night of Sisterhood

Selhurst Railway Club, SE25 6NS. This month’s topic is Community Questions…working in groups identifying questions to pose to Councillors, Ranking Police Officers and Leaders in Education on three main subject areas Schools/ Education, Policing, as well as Community Cohesion issues. This will be followed by a further meeting to ask the questions on 27 April.

Sundays. 8pm. Ruskin House Folk & Blues evenings

25 March – Anne Sumner and Singers’ Night

1 April – International Men of Mystery and Singers’ Night

8 April – Dave King Band and Singers’ Night

15 April – Andy Smythe and Singers’ Night


Turf Projects:

Wednesday 11 April. Noon-2pm. Introduction to Crowdfunder/Virgin VOOM Pitch

For charities, community groups or social enterprises considering crowdfunding to raise money for projects. 

Weatherill House Business Centre, New South Quarter, 23 Whitestone Way, CR0 4WF

Thursday 12 April. 7pm. Resiliance Film Showing

Vue Cinema, Grants Entertainment Centre, 14 High St.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 15 May – 19 July. 1.20pm. Get Ready for ESOL E3 Reading & Writing

WEA course – 18 sessions for 2.5 hrs per session

Shirley Youth and Community Centre

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5 June – 5 July. 9.30am.  Get Ready for ESOL LE1 Reading & Writing

WEA course. 10 sessions for 2.5 hrs per session

Shirley Youth and Community Centre

Croydonites Festival of New Theatre

27-28 April       Gill Manly – Spread Eagle Pub Theatre
28 April             Scottee – Croydon Boxing Academy
3-20 May          Parabolic Theatre Company – Site Specific
4 May                Double Bill: Sarah Blanc & DISCO DISCO – Matthews Yard Theatre
11-12 May        Vinicius Salles – Braithwaite Hall
12 May              Double Bill: Beeja Dance Company & SLiDE Dance – Braithwaite Hall
17 May             Pop-Up Opera – St Andrews Church
18 May             Richard DeDomenici – on location & Matthews Yard Theatre
19 May             Anita Wadsworth – Whitgift Centre
19 May             Soho Theatre, Talawa Theatre Company and Natasha Marshall –                                           Matthews Yard Theatre

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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