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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 »



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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Use it or lose it, Croydon

Posted on June 19th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. 27 comments

Amazing things are happening in our town, but they won’t stick around forever if attendance is low

“Use it or you will lose it”

This was the phrase that struck me as I read Liz Sheppard-Jones’ celebratory review of the London Mozart Players’ recent performance at Croydon’s only rooftop bar and cinema, Lost Format Society.

Croydon has never had anything like this before – a live open-air … Read More »



Event review: Lost Format Society presents Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush with the London Mozart Players

Posted on May 26th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 2 comments

A timeless star in a five star setting under the stars

Lost Format’s sky-high cinema is back for its third summer in Croydon town centre, this time on the roof of Centrale. And what with the general election, political arguments raging and a feeling of national and international weakness and wobble no matter what anyone says to the contrary, it’s just the ticket.

On this first Saturday … Read More »



The world is ready for the National Trust’s tours of Croydon

Posted on July 20th, by Taylan Tahir in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Taylan Tahir reveals why the National Trust is swapping cream teas for concrete

Cruising along in a pristine green 1960s Routemaster bus over a futuristic, sweeping flyover also imagined in the 60s gave a small insight into the optimistic vision of Croydon’s post-war Utopia. Speeding over the high street, past the midriff of gleaming towers, we see the fluid, glimmering reflection of sky and urban life: quite … Read More »



How London-wide garden sharing initiative, Lend and Tend, ran Grow Well, Feel Well Day in central Croydon

Posted on July 10th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

On Saturday 9th July, the Lend and Tend project organised a day of activities and information to encourage Croydonians to share gardens and grow their own food.

Release begins: Grow Well, Feel Well Day was held on Saturday 9th July on the roof of Fairfield Halls NCP carpark, on Hazledean Road, transformed for the day into Croydon’s only rooftop community garden with activities for all … Read More »