Event review: Sieben and the Silver Darlings at the Oval, Saturday 4th February

Posted on February 22nd, by Kasper Seward in Culture. No Comments

A night of music and real ale-soaked creativity at one of Croydon’s most authentic venues

It was with keen anticipation of another heady, boozy, real-ale-soaked night of musical creativity and exploration that my partner and I caught the overground into darkest West Croydon station on a drizzly damp February Saturday evening.

The signs were good that we were in for a night of some unique and … Read More »



Review: The Whispering Wood, by Theatre Workshop Coulsdon

Posted on July 25th, by Kasper Seward in Culture. No Comments

When two troupes of actors go head-to-head in a woodland setting, Kasper Seward is gripped and enchanted

The Whispering Wood, devised by Lucy-Ann Martin.

Time: 7:45pm on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July; 7:45pm on Tuesday 29th July – Saturday 2nd August.

Location: Coulsdon Manor Hotel and Golf Club, Coulsdon Court Road, Old Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 2LL

Set within the sweeping lawns and majestic trees of Coulsdon Manor … Read More »



Review: Mi Cocina Es Tuya, Café Latino Crystal Palace

Posted on April 9th, by Kasper Seward in Culture. 2 comments

Mi Cocina Es Tuya is a little gem waiting to be discovered in Crystal Palace

61 Westow Street, SE19 3RW tel. 020 8771 4078
Time from East Croydon   30 minutes

As the only Venezuelan restaurant in London, Mi Cocina Es Tuya (literally and charmingly, ‘My kitchen is yours’) attracts a pretty specialised clientele, drawn by the South American delicacies it offers. I, on the other hand, had wandered in off the streets … Read More »