Thornton Heath Arts Week

Event review: Thornton Heath Arts Week’s photography walkabout

Posted on July 31st, by Hannah Oliver in Culture. No Comments

Hannah Oliver on photography, community and true camera-derie

On Sunday 19th July, Lenses of Croydon camera club collaborated with the Friends of Thornton Heath Rec, in a photography event infused with community promise.

I found the group in the Edible Garden after an awkward and brisk gander (late) through the wrong gate of Thornton Heath Recreation Ground. With hindsight, I should have looked more emphatically for those … Read More »

Print Archive: June 2015 print edition – The Festival Edition

Posted on July 20th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Festival season came to Croydon in the summer of 2015, and this edition of the Croydon Citizen was all about it

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Croydon’s summer of festivals 2015

Posted on June 3rd, by The Croydon Citizen in Culture. 1 Comment

Croydon a cultural desert? Hardly! There’s a tidal wave of festivals and events coming our way this summer

Whether you’re a music lover, comedy enthusiast, culture vulture, heritage fan or someone who likes to keep it local, there’s a festival this summer to encourage you to take the plunge. Some of the programmes aren’t quite finalised as we’ve gone to press, but here are some … Read More »

Event review: Well Versed – an evening of poetry

Posted on November 14th, by Naomi Raffington in Culture. No Comments

Poet Naomi Raffington (aka Esoteric) waxes lyrical about a new poetry event in Thornton Heath

Streatham-Croydon Rugby Club, 159 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7JP

Time from East Croydon:  15 minutes by 64, 198 or 250

Tickets £2 (including complimentary cupcake on arrival!)

The first Well Versed event was part of the Thornton Heath Arts Week which took place in July 2014. During that week members of the community … Read More »