Tinariwen


How Fairfield can face the future and thrive

Posted on December 17th, by Kate Vennell in Culture. 5 comments

Fairfield has an exciting future. Let’s get the whole community behind it, says the chair of the Fairfield Halls

When the ambitious and controversial building programme is completed at Fairfield, we need a future cultural offer that excites ever more people, builds on our impressive participation programme and promotes Croydon’s dynamic culture. A charity is the best operating structure to deliver these goals.

There are challenges. … Read More »



Ambition Festival event review: Tinariwen plays at the Fairfield Halls, Thursday 23rd July

Posted on August 5th, by Anne Giles in Culture. 1 Comment

Anne Giles rocks the Tuareg desert blues

My husband Steve and I went to this event at the Fairfield Halls on 23rd July on the opening day of Croydon’s Ambition Festival. The support act was King Size Slim, a heavyweight acoustic band, led by Toby Barelli, winner of the inaugural Emerging Artist Award sponsored by Blues in Britain magazine. The audience loved him, which I suppose was just a … Read More »