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Interview with Richie Hudson, organiser of Croydon Rocks

Posted on November 29th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. No Comments

Richie Hudson is bringing a festival of rock to Croydon, and it’s a big one

Cash strapped times, global uncertainty – surely not the right time to bring a two-day rock festival to Croydon?

The town’s Time Bomb Studio owner Richie Hudson thinks otherwise.

Along with Pete Wall, Richie has organised Croydon Rocks,  a gig the like of which hasn’t been seen before in Croydon, … Read More »



Why I’m bringing the first major hackathon to Croydon Tech City this Friday

Posted on October 5th, by Simeon Gow in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Hackathons are the lifeblood of tech, and it’s high time Croydon had one

Croydon is the Silicon Valley of South London

Looking for somewhere beyond Cardiff during my post grad time led me looking for a place that offered the same vibe, diversity, digital scene, while being big enough but not too big. You might not think it, but Croydon in many ways is similar to Cardiff … Read More »



Artists from the deaf community celebrated with a fashion show

Posted on June 16th, by Zach Baker in Culture. No Comments

Central Croydon becomes a hub for deaf culture to express itself

As the beat slowly grew louder a door opened at the entrance to the runway. Chris Fonseca came running out and began to move in perfect sync with the rhythm. To the uneducated observer, the performance was just another choreographed dance. However, he couldn’t hear the music. Fonseca is deaf.

Last week, on Wednesday evening, … Read More »



A day spent listening to the voices of Croydon

Posted on May 19th, by Ian Marvin in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

On Saturday 8th April, the people of Croydon had many more conversations than usual

The week running up to the Easter break was an interesting one in Croydon. To begin with, we had the Croydon incarnation of ‘Take Back Real Control‘, which took place in the TMRW start up hub in Croydon High Street on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th April. This initiative is supported … Read More »



Does ‘Devoted and Disgruntled’ sum up the feelings of Croydon’s artistic community?

Posted on May 12th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Croydon is changing: how can the arts be a part of that change?

This was the question that sixty or so Croydonians gathered to answer at TMRW, the business start-up hub in Croydon High Street, on the evening of Tuesday 2nd May. The event followed a format titled ‘Devoted and Disgruntled‘ (D&D), the umbrella title of a series of arts community events devised by drama company Improbable. This … Read More »



The innovators: Safe in Sound and Raising Great Aspirations

Posted on March 7th, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the final of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



The Elizabeth James Art Gallery and the creative arts in Upper Norwood

Posted on March 3rd, by Ian Marvin in Culture. No Comments

Art, culture and creativity in Croydon doesn’t begin and end in the town centre

With the focus on what’s happening in the middle of Croydon, it’s easy to forget about the various neighbourhoods that make up the borough. Many of us are only vaguely aware of venues and events other than those in our own particular environs.

South Norwood is getting some attention for a number … Read More »



The innovators: Mobile Coupons and PC Service

Posted on February 27th, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the second of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



The innovators – 51st Parallel and Connected Space

Posted on February 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the first of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



Future Tech City Launch 2017: an event for Croydon’s teachers, parents and technologists

Posted on February 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Jonny Rose invites you to join his team of Future Tech-nologists

Since its inception in 2012, Croydon Tech City has been focused on the objective of democratising tech skills and opportunities to the Croydon community: lowering the barriers to access so that young and old alike can participate and benefit from Croydon’s tech boom.

Across the country there is a growing requirement for young people to … Read More »