The case of the roaming rubbish bin….Remembering Ramesh…Pirate radio in Crystal Palace?….Brass band…Orchard planting postponed…and so is Friends of Stambourne Woods event today (Sunday)

Picturesque scene by the 249 bus stop near the corner of Fox Hill and Church Road A Crystal Palace resident has been amazed to learn there was no rubbish problem in the area of the 249 bus stop on Church Road close to its corner with Fox Hill - especially after he took a photo … Continue reading The case of the roaming rubbish bin….Remembering Ramesh…Pirate radio in Crystal Palace?….Brass band…Orchard planting postponed…and so is Friends of Stambourne Woods event today (Sunday)

EVENTS: Emma Jane Unsworth at Bookseller Crow

After the rip-roaring success of her debut novel ANIMALS, the wonderful Emma Jane Unsworth is coming to the Crow to discuss ADULTS, her second novel. This story addresses the difficulties of modern womanhood and is an acutely observed, tender and funny read. Also, if you're interested in screenwriting, Emma will be discussing how she undertook … Continue reading EVENTS: Emma Jane Unsworth at Bookseller Crow

TRANSFORMING CROYDON TOWN CENTRE SUBWAYS – YOUR CHANCE TO VOTE ON A VARIETY OF IDEAS

The creation of a subterranean mushroom farm, colourful artwork celebrating the different nationalities that call Croydon home, the creation of a new music venue for local artists, drone races and outdoor pursuits such as a climbing wall are just some of the innovative ideas put forward to transform the town centre subways. The Reimagine Croydon’s … Continue reading TRANSFORMING CROYDON TOWN CENTRE SUBWAYS – YOUR CHANCE TO VOTE ON A VARIETY OF IDEAS

DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY SCREENINGS AT THE DAVID LEAN CINEMA

 Singin’ In The Rain is  among the special film screenings for people living with dementia to be shown at Croydon’s David Lean cinema during 2020. This is the second year that the cinema has organised for the films to be put on once a month, where the lights are turned down low and people are … Continue reading DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY SCREENINGS AT THE DAVID LEAN CINEMA

CROYDON NAMED 2023 LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE “Every school will be involved” – AND IT’S LEWISHAM IN 2021!

Croydon has been named London Borough of Culture for 2023, fending off competition from across the capital. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the borough’s bid, This is Croydon, had scooped the title and the £1.35m funding award at City Hall this morning (11 February). Croydon 2023 will celebrate the borough’s rich artistic heritage, creativity … Continue reading CROYDON NAMED 2023 LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE “Every school will be involved” – AND IT’S LEWISHAM IN 2021!

IT’S CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE 2020…and here’s a sneak preview

Image: Lene Bladbjerg LENE BLADJBERG First weekend only Screenprints and paintings in a typo/graphic style http://www.lenebladbjerg.com Find on map: 4 Coopers Yard SE19 1TN Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House 2020 Saturday 29th February & Sunday 1st March 11am – 6pm Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March 11am – 6pm Here's a sneak preview of some … Continue reading IT’S CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE 2020…and here’s a sneak preview

DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY’S AUTUMN EXHIBITION ANNOUNCED

2020 Exhibition Programme to showcase bold ideas and altered perspectives, say Gallery Woman in the Window announced as autumn exhibition Dulwich Picture Gallery have announced their autumn exhibition, completing its 2020 programme. Woman in the Window, which runs from 14 October 2020 – 17 January 2021 will be the first exhibition to explore this enigmatic … Continue reading DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY’S AUTUMN EXHIBITION ANNOUNCED

Gala screening of new Peter Cushing documentary at the Cinema Museum – and the story of an aspiring singer named Esther Blodgett…

Gothique Film Society Feb 7th Cinema Museum Bookstall Feb 8th Peter Cushing Feb 8th The Whipping Boss (1923) Feb 9th Film School Feb 13th South Social Feb 15th A Star Is Born (1954) Feb 16th Gothique Film Society presents; Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) & Demons of The Mind (1972), Friday February 7th @ 6:45pm The Gothique Film Society continues its 54th … Continue reading Gala screening of new Peter Cushing documentary at the Cinema Museum – and the story of an aspiring singer named Esther Blodgett…

HORNIMAN MUSEUM HALF TERM LISTINGS

Horniman Museum and Gardens 100 London Road,  Forest Hill SE23 3PQ  February Half Term 2020 Listings Please check the website http://www.horniman.ac.uk for updates Titanophoneus Animatronic, Permian Monsters, courtesy Gondwana Studios Exhibitions and Displays Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs 15 February – 1 November 2020 252 million years ago, in a period called the Permian, life … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM HALF TERM LISTINGS

LAMBETH LIBRARIES AND CROYDON CELEBRATE LGBTQ+HISTORY MONTH

LGBTQ+ List Challenge February is LGBTQ+ History Month and Lambeth Libraries are celebrating the history and achievement of the LGBTQ communities... and we have a challenge for you... How many LGBTQ writers have you read? You may have enjoyed Christopher Isherwood or Radclyffe Hall but have you tried some of the newer writers such as Will Eaves … Continue reading LAMBETH LIBRARIES AND CROYDON CELEBRATE LGBTQ+HISTORY MONTH