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Croydon, of all places: celebrating the culture of CR0

Posted on May 21st, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 7 comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Croydonians live in a cultural desert. New Citizen Culture and Heritage Editor Liz Sheppard-Jones disagrees

In December 2013, Jeremy Paxman’s BBC Newsnight programme reported on the World Memory Championships. Newly-crowned champion Jonas Essen waited in the studio to be put through his paces. Lights, camera… “and the championships”, said Paxo with a sneer, “were held in Croydon, of … Read More »