Art, fun and public space in Croydon: the adventure continues at Putt Putt #2

Posted on August 13th, by Tom Winter in Culture. No Comments

Tom Winter plays crazy golf like you’ve never seen it before

On a warm Friday evening in early July following a tiring day at work, I find myself coasting on my bicycle down to the opening of Turf Project’s Putt Putt #2 interactive art installation near East Croydon station. Having successfully gained funding earlier in the year through Arts Council England, Stanhope Schroder, Kickstarter and supportive … Read More »

Croydon artist-designed crazy golf course to open on Friday 18th July

Posted on July 15th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

What can a crazy golf course offer (besides the chance to have fun)? This is the question the Putt Putt art installation, brainchild of Turf Projects, will be setting out to answer on the Ruskin Square site, alongside East Croydon station.

Release begins: The crazy golf course has always proved to be of interest to artists, designers and creative groups because of its simple functionality: being that all … 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 »

World Food Market takes over East Croydon

Posted on June 23rd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Lansdowne Walk became a gourmet food heaven as a world food market took over Platform at Ruskin Square, East Croydon last Thursday.

Release begins: Commuters, professionals, shoppers and locals were all treated to gourmet food delights on Thursday, June 19, as Platform, Ruskin Square in East Croydon was taken over by a World Food Market.

In the first of a series of events in Lansdowne Walk, which … Read More »