Monthly Archives: August 2018

Croydon news & events at 18 August

August. Croydon Library News https://mailchi.mp/croydon.gov.uk/libraries-newsletter-midsummer-2018 25 August. 11am-5pm. Does Croydon need a Visitor Centre? Does Croydon want, need or even deserve A Visitor Centre? What should it look like and how could it be financed? Come and have a chat … Continue reading

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Council options on 5-9 Surrey St planning application

This evening Croydon Council’s Planning Committee is considering the application to redevelop 5-9 Surrey St, the block which contains the Croydon Conference Centre and Matthews Yard. Interestingly the application was referred to Committee by Tory local Councillor Vidi Mohan and … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 12 August inc. Surrey St/Matthews Yard, Brick by Brick, doubts about Westfield Centre

Thursday 16 August. 6.30pm. Council Planning Committee The Committee will be considering the application to redevelop the building which includes the Conference Centre and Matthews Yard. Brock by Brick’s proposed scheme to build on open land on both sides of … Continue reading

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History events and news at 3 August

Friday 17 August. 6-8.30pm. The Marcus Garvey Annual Pan-Africanism Presentation 2018 Community activist Nana Asante attempts to break down the pan-Africanism concept with a short presentation entitled ‘Pan-Africanism Made Simple’. History consultant Kwaku posits that without Jamaican-born pan-Africanist hero Marcus Garvey, there probably would not have been … Continue reading

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Lambeth & Wandsworth History Events from 1 September

Wandsworth Town Centre redevelopment continues For the latest news of the Council’s approval of developers’ scheme for the Town  Centre and the possibility of opening up Feathers Wharf for a riverside walk, see the detailed stories and letters of Wandsworth … Continue reading

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Bernard Winchester Diary web links

Bernard Winchester’s August diary list on the recent Croydon Events & News posting is normally accompanied by a list to the acronyms with links. Here it is. APRU: Anomalistic Phenomena Research Unit, Goldsmith’s Arts at St. George’s AS: Alternatively Speaking ASCH: … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 1 August

Events See Bernard Winchester’s Diary of events for August here: Bernard Winchester Events Diary August 2018 Saturday 1 September. 10.15am–4.15pm. Lambeth Local History Fair Stalls and talks at Clapham Omnibus, Clapham Common North Side, SW4 Includes talk by me on … Continue reading

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