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Tate Croydon: On the importance of Croydon’s new art galleries

Posted on September 15th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. No Comments

Jonny Rose wants the Croydon art scene to coalesce into the arts capital of south London

In a recent piece on Croydon’s new ‘Arts quarter’ in St George’s Walk, I noted how the borough had gone from “0 to three art galleries in just twelve months”.

This kind of dynamism is typical of a borough that is seeing unprecedented activity from locals … Read More »

TURF Projects: art innovation in the community

Posted on December 2nd, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. No Comments

Bernadette Fallon meets artist and TURF founder Alice Cretney to talk art and golfing in Croydon

Crazy golf outside East Croydon station, outdoor films in the skate park at Wandle Park, billboard posters around the town… just some of the artistic endeavours delivered by TURF Projects, who organise artist-run exhibitions and events in Croydon. It’s art, Jim, but not as we know it.

Well, … Read More »

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 »