Monthly Archives: May 2019

Rhythm & Views Film Festival 15-29 June

This year’s festival pays tribute to ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, with the films Amazing Grace and the timeless, The Blues Brothers; and keeps it soulful with the Teddy Pendergrassbiopic: If You Don’t Know Me. And, there’s a celebration of Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing on … Continue reading

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History events at 23 May inc. Peterloo, and journal essay list

General events; Peterloo events; essays in  Theory & Struggle, journal of Marx Memorial Library; Essays in Historical Studies in Industrial Relations General events  Tuesday 28 May.  5.15pm. She is an Outsider in Public Life’: women parliamentary candidates 1918-1923 Lisa Berry-Waite … Continue reading

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Croydon History events & news at 23 May

Contents: events, contacts for further information about members of the Forum, Croydon Museum projects, notes and queries, political meetings in Croydon Parks project Council appoints new Museum & Archives Manager Marie Tulley-Rose has been appointed as the new Museum & Archives … Continue reading

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Croydon events & News at 23 May

Thursday 30 May. 2-3.3pm. Peter and the Wolf. London Mozart Players at Thornton Heath Library https://www.thorntonheathchronicle.co.uk/libraries-become-sell-out-venues Saturday 8 June.  11am-4pm. Green Spaces Open Day Croydon Central Library, Clocktower, Katharine St Discover more about Croydon’s green spaces and local wildlife and … Continue reading

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Eric Sanders Labour Party Fundraiser 16 June

  Saturday 16 June (7.30 – 9.30pm)  Celebration of the life of Eric Sanders, Norbury and Pollard Hill Labour Party’s oldest member, Organised by Crystal Palace & Upper Norwood Labour Party, Fundraising  contributions to Croydon North Labour Party and the … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 15 May

Contents: Events at Ruskin House, inc. re-FGM, Palestine, Fascism & Racism; Westfields; CCG & NHS Trust; rodent plague, sale of Toys ‘R’ Us store; Inside Croydo; Cycle Lanes in Croydon Events at Ruskin House 23 Coombe Road, CR0 1BD Saturday … Continue reading

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Closures at St Helier’s & Epsom Hospitals Public Meeting 21 May

Closure will have a serious impact on Croydon University Hospital.

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Croydon news at 10 May

http://nowcroydon.uk/whats-on/next-week Wednesday 15 May. 7pm. Health Watch presentation and discussion Croydon Communities Consortium St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk, CR0 1UA To book seat go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/community-meeting-in-croydon-healthwatch-croydon-open-to-all-tickets-60529278702 500 plus properties owned by tax haven companies https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/more-than-500-properties-in-croydon-owned-by-tax-haven-companies/ Lime to launch dockless … Continue reading

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Croydon’s New Libraries Plan

The Library Plan to be adopted by the Croydon Council’s Cabinet of Wednesday 7 May aims to transform Croydon’s library service whilst retaining thirteen libraries. It consists of the already printed Plan plus an officers’ report Inform, Involve, Inspire & … Continue reading

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Croydon’s New Cultural Plan

Culture should be ‘on every doorstep, in every locality, in every community, and in every life’ as the ‘key to connecting communities, and creating vibrancy and opportunities to thrive.’ (Croydon Creates. Our Cultural Plan for Croydon 2019-2023. p. 5) ‘Creativity … Continue reading

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