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Fun in the sun at Croydon Food and Music Festival 2018

Posted on July 3rd, by Lauren Furey in Culture. 3 comments

A really great vibe and a true representation of Croydon

This yearʼs festival, on Sunday 24th June, may have coincided with Englandʼs World Cup game against Panama, but that still didnʼt stop the people of Croydon heading down to South End’s restaurant quarter to experience exquisite food from around the globe – as well as quality cocktails and amazing summertime vibes.

2018 marks Croydon Food and … Read More »

Purley Festival is back!

Posted on May 15th, by Martin Leay in Culture. No Comments

Back after a break, 2017′s festival will be bigger and better than ever

Purley Festival has been a highlight of the Croydon calendar since 2011. After a break last year, this great community festival is back for local people to enjoy this summer.

Starting on Monday 26th June with a week-long series of festival fringe events, the festival builds up to a music and arts finale on … Read More »

Event review: ‘Rum & Reggae’ at Matthews Yard, Friday 13th November

Posted on December 17th, by Katie Rose in Culture. No Comments

On a wintry Croydonian night, ‘Rum & Reggae’ is a ray of sunshine for Katie Rose

The walkway to Matthews Yard is smokin’ as the unmistakable aroma of Bobski’s Big BBQ fills the cold Croydon November air. Despite the wild wind, there is a warm glow around the Yard tonight – in keeping with the ‘Rum & Reggae’ song-shine I am here to enjoy.

Bobski is icing a … Read More »

Event review: Street Cocktails launch at Matthews Yard, Friday 5th June

Posted on June 16th, by Lauren Furey in Culture. 1 Comment

Total renegade cocktailing. Porn star potions. Lauren Furey brings you the uncensored truth

My curiosity had been aroused when I first heard that Street Cocktails was setting up shop in Croydon’s beloved Matthews Yard. An entertaining Youtube video had gone out in the run-up to the event, on Friday 5th June, featuring its own Matthew Lisle running past local landmarks to the accompaniment of the … Read More »