EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity, Thursday 22nd October at 7:30pm at @3SpaceOrg

Posted on October 19th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Jonny Rose lifts the curtain for a sneak peak at this Thursday’s #Croydon #TechCity event

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at and learns from local tech entrepreneurs.

To attend this month’s Croydon Tech City event at 3Space Hub in Southern House, please register to attend here.

Adam Spearing, Head of Platform at Salesforce
On how to build … Read More »

Crocus valley blooms again

Posted on October 14th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

How Ally McKinlay brought saffron home to Croydon

Boxpark? Just a fancy place for a sandwich. Westfield? Retail detail – see one and you’ve seen ‘em mall. The stand-out Croydon story of 2015 is horticultural.

In August, the people of Croydon responded enthusiastically to a proposal to bring crocus-growing back to the town centre. In Roman times, the species crocus sativus grew here, producing saffron … Read More »

Crocus Watch Needs You! Let’s help celebrate the origins of Croydon

Posted on March 5th, by Ally McKinlay in Culture. 1 Comment

Ally McKinlay’s Crocus Watch project has made Croydon the first town in Britain to map spring

A lot can happen in week in Croydon it seems: the whiff of an FA Cup quarter-final for Palace, the whiff of paint aerosols being used to transform St. George’s Walk, and the rise of the mighty crocus.

Many believe that Croydon is named after the beautiful flower … Read More »