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Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 10:45pm

Made with love

This may sound like an oxymoron, but we bought the sexiest chopping board we’d ever seen at the Made In Croydon Makers Market at Boxpark in December. Crafted by ...

Wed 08 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm

An expanding art scene

What better way to start the new year than with some new art? We’ve been quite taken by some new artworks we’ve seen around town (digitally and physically) ...

Thu 02 Jan 2020 at 11:00pm

2020 vision

Happy new year folks, and welcome to a brand new decade. It’s now the twenties (which I think is going to sound strange for a while), so what better ...

Thu 26 Dec 2019 at 10:30pm

End of the teens

Can you believe the last year of the decade is coming to a close? We’ve just finished off the final Christmas pudding of the teens, and are stocking up ...

Wed 18 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm

Tis the season for Turf

If you are like me and are rather disorganised when it comes to Christmas, and still have gifts to buy for friends who like art, then this is definitely for ...

Wed 11 Dec 2019 at 10:30pm

Cool Classical Croydon

Now that the Fairfield Halls has reopened its doors, we have lots of arts events to book into our diaries. Our arts centre also has three very different resident organisations ...

Wed 04 Dec 2019 at 10:30pm

John’s historic charity

Last month Croydon’s 423-year old charity The Whitgift Foundation launched its new brand and announced its name change to John Whitgift Foundation, putting the full name of the charity’...

Thu 28 Nov 2019 at 11:00pm

To refill or not to refill

To refill of course. Although that can be easier said than done, when most of us shop in supermarkets for our regular groceries and household items, bringing home countless single-use ...

Wed 20 Nov 2019 at 11:30pm

The odd birds and other characters

I very much look forward to posts from Angela Crow on Instagram. The vibrant diversity of her art often combining pattern, landscape and the human figure (with the occasional animal) ...

Thu 14 Nov 2019 at 11:45pm

Cronx Christmas is Coming…

In the Croydonist household we’re divided about Christmas. If Angela had her way we’d be putting up the Christmas decs in August, whereas I’m more at the ...