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Croydon’s summer of festivals 2015

Posted on June 3rd, by The Croydon Citizen in Culture. 1 Comment

Croydon a cultural desert? Hardly! There’s a tidal wave of festivals and events coming our way this summer

Whether you’re a music lover, comedy enthusiast, culture vulture, heritage fan or someone who likes to keep it local, there’s a festival this summer to encourage you to take the plunge. Some of the programmes aren’t quite finalised as we’ve gone to press, but here are some … Read More »



No wellies required

Posted on July 7th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 7 comments

However you like to have fun in a field, Croydon has something to offer. Liz Sheppard-Jones (party animal – retired on medical grounds) reviews the festival season, south east London style

Festival culture kicked off at Worthy Farm forty-four years ago then went mainstream somewhere in the ’90s. Nowadays no summer is complete without a rock band playing outdoors to a mildly stoned audience in Hunter wellies. … Read More »