Monthly Archives: January 2020

Samuel Coleridge Taylor and the Croydonites Festival 26-29 March

My friend Tayo Aluko will be showcasing his new work in progress one man show Coleridge-Taylor of Freetown on Friday 27 March at the Spread Eagle as part of this year’s Croydonites drama festival. Set in Freetown, George Coleridge-Taylor plans … Continue reading

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Croydon Cultural news & developments

Croydon’s cultural scene is a mix of (a) community and individual artists initiatives including the cultural programme of folk and other music events and film at Ruskin House, (b) top down initiatives such as most of the programming at Fairfield … Continue reading

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The Great NHS Heist film at Ruskin House 13 February

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Croydon news at 30 January

See also: https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/croydon-cultural-news-developments https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/the-great-nhs-heist-film-at-ruskin-house-13-february https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/samuel-coleridge-taylor-and-the-croydonites-festival-26-29-march Pressure on Brick by Brick increases The Croydon Conservatives are calling for a public inquiry into Brick by Brick, Purley residents are opposing a scheme, and Brick by Brick has been forced to register as … Continue reading

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History news & events at 28 January

The Windrush Scandal Continues Patrick Vernon asks us all to lobby our local MPs to ensure that the Second Reading of Windrush Compensation Bill in February includes amendments on restorative justice and access to justice for survivors of Windrush Scandal. … Continue reading

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Raul Valencia Tribute Concert Ruskin House 1 February

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Holocaust Memorial at Ruskin House 25 January

Musicians: Slavyanya, Red Mamaloshen, Libre Fuego, Trevor Hyett, Dulcidelic, Andy Smythe, Dave Goulding, Liz Beaumont, Luke Davey & Megan Campbell. Short film ‘Auschwitz to Windermere’ about 1000 children who survived the Holocaust as orphans and who were cared for byy … Continue reading

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