Made in Croydon CIC


Croydon’s creative makers and shakers take over Boxpark in May

Posted on April 23rd, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. No Comments

Made in Croydon is a cultural movement to promote the town’s creatives and their work

Made in Croydon is a collective of artists, designers and creative manufacturers who are inspired by living or creating in Croydon. It started, as so many good ideas do, over a cup of coffee.

From an idea in our heads – wouldn’t it be great to showcase all the fantastic creative … Read More »



The Elizabeth James Art Gallery and the creative arts in Upper Norwood

Posted on March 3rd, by Ian Marvin in Culture. No Comments

Art, culture and creativity in Croydon doesn’t begin and end in the town centre

With the focus on what’s happening in the middle of Croydon, it’s easy to forget about the various neighbourhoods that make up the borough. Many of us are only vaguely aware of venues and events other than those in our own particular environs.

South Norwood is getting some attention for a number … Read More »



Event review: Croydon Community Choir’s Midwinter Music

Posted on December 16th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

How we held a pagan midwinter-fest in Matthews Yard

It’s no coincidence that Croydon started seriously getting its act together around 2013. That was the year we held our first Heritage Festival. I found myself thinking about this as I joined a small group of community singers in Matthews Yard at 7:00pm on Monday 5th December, and making some interesting connections.

I believe that the regenerative … Read More »