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June 2018 in brief

Posted on July 31st, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big news stories of June 2018, summarised by the Citizen team

A fire in Croham Hurst Woods is quickly extinguished

A fire broke out in Croham Hurst Woods on Saturday 30th June. Broken glass was left on dry vegetation, and exposure to the heat of the sun sparked flames. A rapid response from the London Fire Brigade prevented any serious spread.

Croydon’s House of Fraser is spared in … Read More »

Insert Title Here: How Croydon’s SLiDE company invites you to view, reflect and dance

Posted on June 12th, by Gemma Coldicott in Culture. No Comments

Our diverse dance company brings people together through movement and artistic expression

Would you catch me if I fell?
You arranged, positioned and orbited me with thought and care, responding to my body.
Together we revisited a memory looking deep, seeing afresh.
Uncovering images, intention, authenticity and summer filled the room.
Is it really April?

Yep, it was really April (in a heatwave) and the SLiDE (South London Inclusive Dance Experience) … Read More »

Announcing Croydon’s first Festival of Peace, 16th–23rd June 2018

Posted on May 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 2 comments

Croydon’s first Festival of Peace will take place from Saturday 16th to Saturday 23rd June 2018

Release begins: We are delighted to announce that Croydon’s first Festival of Peace will take place from 16th to 23 rd June 2018.

The festival invites the community to reflect, communicate and celebrate peace through a week-long participatory arts programme.

The centrepiece of the festival will be community performances of the London Mozart Players’ Anthem For … Read More »

Event review: The London Mozart Players’ Mozart To Malabar at Ashburton Hall

Posted on February 14th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

What happens when European classical music meets traditional Indian dance?

On Saturday 10th February, when London Mozart Players and traditional Indian dancers Anusha Subramanyam and Aishwarya Rajarshi performed together at the first concert to be held at Ashburton Hall, the show was a sell-out. It was clear from the start that this would be something special.

Devaki Thomas and Shuba Rao of Deshi Arts, currently managing the hall, welcomed the audience not … Read More »

Neville Osrin appointed Chairman for London Mozart Players Orchestra Ltd

Posted on January 14th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Board of Directors for Croydon’s resident orchestra, the London Mozart Players Orchestra Ltd (LMP), is delighted to confirm the appointment of business psychologist and consultant Neville Osrin as its new Chairman with effect from 1st January 2018.

Release begins: Neville Osrin takes over from Paul Archibald who is stepping down after three years in the role, whilst remaining on the board.

Paul Archibald commented: ‘After three years as Chairman … Read More »

Let’s hear it for events at Boxpark

Posted on October 26th, by Amy Foster in Culture. 3 comments

It’s the closest thing that we have to a town square

It’s pretty easy these days to be cynical about social media as we become inoculated against the fairly constant stream of awesomeness that seems to be everyone else’s lives – all of the time.

And yet, when you spot something that truly catches your eye and actually makes you want to get out and do … Read More »

Summer 2017 in brief

Posted on September 8th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big stories of the summer, summarised by the Citizen team

Animal rights campaigners staged a protest at the opening of Croydon High Street branch of Five Guys

On Monday 31st July, vegans and other animal rights protesters leafleted customers on the opening day of Croydon’s new branch of Five Guys, currently the fastest growing restaurant chain in the US and famed for its bacon milkshakes. Under the slogan ‘you buy, … Read More »

Event Review: Shift K3Y + London Mozart Players at Boxpark, Wednesday 19th July

Posted on July 28th, by Katie Rose in Culture. 1 Comment

What happens when you cross a big beats box with a chamber orchestra?

What happens when world class classical musicians get in the mix with top electronic music producers? This was the question posed by an innovative collaboration between Croydon’s resident chamber orchestra, LMP (the London Mozart Players), and Shift K3Y at Boxpark.

The evening’s imaginative joining of musical worlds opened with the lush vocals of … Read More »

Print archive: May 2017 – Political rubbish

Posted on July 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Politics & Society. No Comments

Election 2017 was looming, and flytipping was on many voters’ minds

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Your invitation to be part of Croydon’s first festival of peace

Posted on July 10th, by Katie Rose in Politics & Society. No Comments

We’re crowd-funding a peace celebration for Croydon next summer – who wants to be part of it?

In June 2018, we’re inviting everyone in Croydon to be involved in a cross-cultural, cross-arts, interfaith celebration of peace. As the world remembers the centenary of the end of the First World War, we can make a powerful, colourful, vibrant declaration of peace.

In the words of Father John … Read More »