Addiscombe Railway Park

Event report: Croydon’s ghostly cycle ride, Sunday 20th November

Posted on November 23rd, by Amy Foster in Culture. 2 comments

Croydon is the most haunted borough in London. So we got on our bikes and went on a ghost-hunt

Croydon is, apparently, stiff with ghosts. And with this spurious piece of data, we were off. Where exactly in Croydon do these phantoms live? Who are these poor lost souls, doomed to wander our streets in eternal sorrow? How could we share these fantastical stories with our fellow townspeople … Read More »

Croydon comes a-wassailing

Posted on February 3rd, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 1 Comment

The ancient tradition of wassailing has returned to Croydon. Liz Sheppard-Jones reports

‘Here we come a-wassailing/Among the leaves so green’ goes the song. And so we did, on the afternoon of Saturday 30th January, in Addiscombe Railway Park.

Wassailing is an old English tradition and like a lot of these involves drinking: cold north European winds blow through long dark winters and in such … Read More »