World Humanitarian Drive: striving for our community

Posted on June 28th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

World Humanitarian Drive is holding a peace seminar in Thornton Heath on Saturday 30th June.

Release begins: World Humanitarian Drive (WHD) is a charity organisation founded by Abdul Basit Syed, a social activist from Croydon, who has won a number of prestigious peace awards for promoting peace and education internationally. WHD is a local charity to the Croydon area and beyond, whose mission is to promote humanity, … Read More »

“I cancelled the Sex Pistols.” Howard Bossick, former guvnor at the Greyhound, talks punk, smashed pianos and the music scene in 70s Croydon

Posted on April 29th, by Stephanie Darkes in Culture. 2 comments

Hawkwind, hell-raising and Croydon’s musical heyday, by the man who ran South London’s leading music venue

Howard Bossick, current owner of Bad Apple, former owner of Black Sheep Bar and the man who reprimanded the lead singer of Queen, was top dog at the Greyhound music venue in Park Lane from 1969 until 1977, just over the road from the Fairfield Halls. We talked about the music scene in Croydon, … Read More »