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#CroydonLitFest: Who wants to help put on Croydon’s first literary festival?

Posted on January 23rd, by Jonny Rose in Culture. 2 comments

A call to arms for local bookworms to follow in the footsteps of #Croydon #TechCity

In 2017, Croydon stands as one of the most exciting places in the UK to be right now.

Croydon is currently experiencing an arts renaissance. We now host exhibitions from the likes of Banksy and Damien Hirst. We have gained four new art galleries in the space of one … Read More »



Print Archive: January-February 2016 print edition – The winner is…

Posted on April 19th, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Site News. No Comments

The results of the Best Independent Café 2015 competition, along with a plethora of economic and cultural content

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The Croydon Citizen

The Croydon Citizen is a non-profit community news magazine for London’s most populous borough.

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Croydonites Festival review: Figs In Wigs, ‘Show Off’, Saturday 14th November at Matthew’s Yard

Posted on November 24th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. No Comments

Paul Dennis visits Matthew’s Yard to see those sultry ‘Show Offs’, Figs in Wigs

There was something nagging me all evening, during the Croydonites Festival appearance of Figs in Wigs doing their ‘Show Off’ show at Matthew’s Yard. It wasn’t the Wigs themselves – well, it was, but not in the way that you might think. Partly it was due to their being a quintet. And having … Read More »



CroydoNites Festival event review: STAN is “more ‘Keith and Orville’ than ‘Derek and Clive’”

Posted on November 13th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. No Comments

Jonny Rose admires STAN’s cojones, but ultimately is not amused

I’m a big fan of taboos being broken and shibboleths being challenged (although, despite humanity’s best efforts, I’ve yet to find anything as unfailingly offensive to people than the biblical truth that they are not good and deserve hell).

To me, short of the actual sacred nothing is sacred, so I was very excited … Read More »