Charlie Chaplin


Event review: Lost Format Society presents Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush with the London Mozart Players

Posted on May 26th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 2 comments

A timeless star in a five star setting under the stars

Lost Format’s sky-high cinema is back for its third summer in Croydon town centre, this time on the roof of Centrale. And what with the general election, political arguments raging and a feeling of national and international weakness and wobble no matter what anyone says to the contrary, it’s just the ticket.

On this first Saturday … Read More »



A tale of two developments: Cane Hill and Caterham Barracks

Posted on February 12th, by Matthew Doyle in History. 2 comments

Matthew Doyle contemplates buildings steeped in Victorian history which are set for regeneration

Two developments. Two lives. A shared sense of history links them both as does proximity. One is in Croydon, the other over the boundary in our spiritual home of Surrey. The Victorian era gave them their birth but their future lies in the residential housing market. Unlike the visual migraine of the … Read More »