Made in Croydon Christmas Makers’ Market 1 & 8 December – inc. Authors’ stall

Made in Croydon

MadeinCroydon makers’ markets give you the chance to meet & buy direct from local artists, authors, designers & makers offering unique fine art paintings, prints and cards, hand-made silver & costume jewellery, toys and candles as well as sculpture, fabrics, cushions, ceramics, gifts, woodwork, T-shirts and much, much more.

50 exhibitors across the 2 dates with laid Jazz back tunes

On 8 December there’ll be a  free live concert from the Croydon Philharmonic Choir.

Authors bookstall


Both days will have a Croydon authors’ bookstall which I am co-ordinating. Authors include:

Charles B. Wordsmith,  Pam Buttrey, David Clark, Sean Creighton, Bernadette Fallon, Andrew Fisher, David Gleave, Maximillian Hawker, Emma Hope-Fitch, Lorna Liverpool, Katrina Navikas, Anna Orridge, Eric Sanders, Elizabeth Sheppard,  Stefan Szczelkun and Marc Wadsworth.

The title range includes novels and poetry; Croydon, Black British and radical history; Cane Hill Hospital, Cathedrals of Britain; inc. some books for children and teenagers. There will also be some books by authors associated with Croydon in the past, or about former Croydonians.

As well as supporting local authors

the books make ideal presents.

For further information up to end of Friday 30 November and from 2 – 7 December please contact me at 

Some title images

Mazes 1Marcpaul-robeson-fccoleridge taylor front cover

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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