Cultural space


The big questions at Croydon’s Congress on Culture

Posted on January 19th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 2 comments

We were invited to ‘have the conversations’, so how did they go?

Croydon’s Congress on Culture brought together representatives from businesses, charities, and voluntary organisations along with arts professionals and activists to discuss the borough’s cultural offering. The congress was hosted by Paula Murray, the council’s creative director. Richard Ings of Arts Council England was visiting speaker, with the business event hosted and co-ordinated by Shaking Hands.

The day … Read More »



Croydon’s space shortage

Posted on June 21st, by Laurence Grant in Economics & Business. 8 comments

Whether you want to grow your business or enjoy an evening out with a difference, Croydon’s shrinking space should worry you

Since its launch on Friday 3rd March, Croydon’s Small Business Commission has held roundtables, forums, and conferences all over Croydon for the small business community in Croydon. While business owners from a wide range of industries – tech, transport, media, marketing, and many more – voiced their … Read More »