Crystal Palace Park


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 »



SilverFit charity scheme helps Croydon’s seniors get active

Posted on January 8th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 5 comments

Silverfit has recently launched its newest fun and fitness sessions: Crystal Palace Silver Tuesday at Cadence Performance Centre. This builds on the success of Silverfit fun & fitness sessions for 45+ across London. 

Release begins: Every Tuesday participants can choose from various activities – to get fit on the new Wattbikes at Cadence, take a Pilates class across the road for a gentle introduction to Nordic Walking … Read More »



Private development, public amenity? Debate on the future of urban space in Crystal Palace Park to be hosted on June 28th by The Information Project group

Posted on June 14th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

The Information Project, a group of Crystal Palace, has started a debate on the proposals to redevelop Crystal Palace Park and seeks to contribute to discussion about community, place, culture and design in the 21st century. On 28th June, in the third debate, ‘Heritage and Legacy: in the shadow of dinosaurs’, the group will consider the role of private development in public amenity.

Time: 7:30pm, Saturday 28th June 2014

Location: Salvation Army Worship … Read More »