Reviews


Restaurant review: MEATliquor, Boxpark Croydon

Posted on August 14th, by Steve Thompson in Culture. No Comments

Burgers and beer provide for a flavoursome evening

It is rare for me to visit Boxpark these days – apart from going to the Cronx Bar – but a friend wanted to try MEATliquor, so I acquiesced!

Having run the gauntlet of the incessant dance music being pumped out by Boxpark, it was a pleasure to be given a table around the side, out of earshot … Read More »



Event review: Nell Gwynn’s History Laid Bare at Croydon Cabaret Festival

Posted on June 7th, by Owen Kingston in Culture. No Comments

Songs and stories from Restoration England that will make you Blush

Nell Gwynn was a superstar of her time. One of the most famous Restoration actresses, hers is a true rags-to-riches story – she went from a life of poverty to having two sons by Charles II. In many ways, she was the 17th-century prototype of modern celebrity. She was both pretty and funny, witty and sexy, … Read More »



Event review: ‘With Each Passing Moment’ at RISEgallery

Posted on May 17th, by Wes in Culture. 1 Comment

Capturing subtle moments at RISEgallery

‘With Each Passing Moment’ is the second exhibition of the year at the St George’s Walk art gallery, and the first photography exhibition that it has ever held. It features work by William Klein, Susan Derges, Helmut Newton, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Steve McCurry, Ralph Gibson, Maurizio Catellan, Luis Lazo, Tim Strange and Seamus Nicolson.

Whereas ‘The Light Within’ was an amazing … Read More »



Restaurant review: Zabardast wraps, East Croydon

Posted on September 9th, by Rufus Jones in Culture. 1 Comment

Rufus Jones enjoys a filling and flavoursome lunch

1 Dingwall Road, CR0 2NA

Time from East Croydon:  1 minute

Zabardast is a local wrap shop just a minute’s walk away from East Croydon station. It has friendly staff who greeted us as we walked in the door. The menus were detailed and easy to read: you choose your meal in three sections which … Read More »