Studio Upstairs

Announcing the Croydon Creative Carers’ exhibition, Saturday 13th January

Posted on January 8th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Join us as we celebrate the wonderful work produced by our creative carers

Release begins: The Croydon Creative Carers’ exhibition will be open on Saturday 13th January 2018 from 13:00 – 15:00 in the Studio Space at 2-4 Park Street, CR0 1YE.

Local mental health charity Studio Upstairs has been running a new Creative Carers’ group in Croydon, funded by Croydon Council’s Community Fund and led by qualified professionals. The … Read More »

Use it or lose it, Croydon

Posted on June 19th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. 27 comments

Amazing things are happening in our town, but they won’t stick around forever if attendance is low

“Use it or you will lose it”

This was the phrase that struck me as I read Liz Sheppard-Jones’ celebratory review of the London Mozart Players’ recent performance at Croydon’s only rooftop bar and cinema, Lost Format Society.

Croydon has never had anything like this before – a live open-air … Read More »

May 2016 in brief

Posted on June 20th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

May’s news in brief, summarised for your convenience by the Citizen team

Croydon became a haven for bees

The team that brought Saffron Central, the world’s largest urban saffron farm, to Croydon in 2015 is now using the space to create a haven for bees. With the support of Croydon Beekeepers Association and community volunteers, they have planted the site, formerly the location of Croydon’s council … Read More »