Monthly Archives: June 2019

Croydon events & news at 30 June

Contents: events, Windrush, David Lean Cinema, Council Cabinet, Invisible Play,  20mph, climate emergency, leasehold law ruling, Japanese knotweed, digital strategy, crematorium, small libraries and industrial unit growth Diary of Events Here is Bernard Winchester’s Diary of events for July. Diary … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 26 June

Friday 28 June. 7.30pm. War School Ruskin House Film.  7.30.  £5 at bar or Eventbrite.  The battle for Britain’s children? Monday, 1 July 2019 from 7pm. CCC AGM & Social St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk, CR0 1UA Free but … Continue reading

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Communities, Borders, Social Activism & the Future of the Welfare State

Saturday 22 June. 3-5pm. Communities, Borders and Social Activism The Idea Store (Library),  321 Whitechapel Road (200 metres from Whitechapel Tube Station) John Eversley, Georgie Wemyss and Charlie Buxton  have all spent long periods working in the East End of … Continue reading

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History events & news at 16 June

Saturday 22 June. 2pm. Florence Paton M.P. Nottinghamshire’s First Woman Member of Parliament Talk by Val Wood (social historian with a special interest in women’s history.  She has written about the suffrage campaign in Nottingham and women in political life.) … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 16 June

Windrush Generation events through to October https://croydonwindrush.org/2019/05/21/events Rhythm & Views Film Festival Amazing Grace is fully booked Rhythm & Views Festival flier Saturday 22 June. 7pm. A Midsummer Night in SE19 – London Mozart Players 7pm drinks, strawberries and cream and entertainment, 8pm … Continue reading

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Windrush Commemoration Events in Croydon & London

Croydon’s Windrush Celebration 2019 Tuesdays – Saturdays from 12 June  – 31 October. 10.30am-5pm. Windrush Exhibitions Croydon Museum. Clocktower, Katharine St Monday 17 June. 7.30pm. Shappire 1959. Living in London during the Windrush Era. Free film at David Lean Cinema, … Continue reading

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African American GIs honoured with 75th Anniversary D Day Plaque – 6 June

A special blue plaque will be installed by Nubian Jak Community Trust and partners on 6 June  RAF Carew Cheriton, to commemorate the role of African-American soldiers involved in the D Day Landings. While the exploits of allied campaign in winning … Continue reading

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