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Ambition – Croydon to host a new festival on the fringe of London

Posted on December 18th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

The centre of Croydon will burst into life next July as a major new festival, Ambition, takes over the town for four days of music, comedy, theatre, spoken word, dance and art. 

Release begins: The festival, running from 23 to 26 July, will be funded by the council but is to be largely curated and programmed by a diverse range of promoters and arts groups.

Alongside the … Read More »

Event preview: African History+@Croydon, Saturday 22nd November at Matthews Yard

Posted on November 10th, by Kwaku in Culture. 1 Comment

Kwaku introduces the upcoming African History+ event, which will explore music, race and other societal issues in Croydon

One of the events of this year’s Croydon Heritage Festival was the ‘Look How Far We’ve Come’ community talk, co-organised by Croydon Radical History Network (CRHN) and African Histories Revisited (AHR). It consisted of the screening of the ‘Look How Far We’ve Come: Commentaries On British Society And Racism’ … Read More »