Bee Week


How we helped Croydon’s children to celebrate bees

Posted on September 13th, by Jenny Lockyer in Culture. No Comments

Jenny Lockyer spends a week helping Croydon’s children to have a bee bonanza

The Oval Tavern garden nestles snugly between the playing field of Ark Oval school and the houses on Oval Road. Walk near to the pub on a warm summer’s evening and you are likely to hear the strumming of an acoustic guitar or the relaxed murmur of conversations, clinking glasses and general pub life … Read More »



Seventeen fun things for kids to do this summer (that you might not have thought of)

Posted on July 13th, by Pamela Virgo in Culture. 1 Comment

The summer holidays start this week, and there’s lots to do in Croydon that doesn’t cost a lot, says Pamela Virgo

If you’re under 7

Whitgift Weenies Club: robots and aliens in the Whitgift Centre! www.thewhitgiftcroydon.co.uk/weenies
inflatable disco dome and bouncy castle at London Road Carnival, Sunday 19th July. www.ambitionfest.com/other-croydon-festivals
Deen City Farm (Phipps Bridge tramstop) has animals from goats to guinea pigs. Entry is free. www.deencityfarm.co.uk
love your local library: free storytime … Read More »