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Wed 17 Apr 2019 at 11:15pm

It Was Cray Cray in Cro Cro Land

It was completely crazy at Croydon’s very own festival last weekend at the Urban Xchange, with a range of the best indie and alternative bands that were specifically selected. ...

Wed 10 Apr 2019 at 10:15pm

Masters of records and reggae

April is panning out to be quite the month of music for Croydon, as this coming Saturday (13 April) one of the borough’s oldest record shops, Reggaemasters, will be celebrating ...

Thu 04 Apr 2019 at 11:00pm

Tigers caught in Croydon

Tigers caught in Croydon? Ridiculous you may say, but Tiger Mimic have been spotted roaming around Croydon. Established in the States, they are an indie/rock band with a unique, ...

Thu 28 Mar 2019 at 11:00pm

Ear to the underground

What do you get if you cross a DJ, a promoter and a music journalist? Mari Lane from Get In Her Ears of course! If you haven’t yet heard ...

Wed 20 Mar 2019 at 10:45pm

Capturing Croydon and beyond

Like us, you may already follow Glenn Foster (aka @croydon_photographer) on Instagram, and enjoy seeing his awe-inspiring photos of Croydon and beyond. For those of you who don’t, ...

Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 11:30pm

A fashion statement for change

Change starts with an idea. And one particular idea happened back in July 2007 when Croydon teenager Eliza Rebeiro started a campaign with a statement printed boldly on a T-shirt. The ...

Thu 07 Mar 2019 at 11:15pm

The ladies behind ladies first

It’s International Women’s Day, and there are various fantastic celebrations taking place in and around Croydon today, this weekend, and beyond. One such celebration is a new photography ...

Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 11:15pm

Apples, snakes, spines and minds

SPINE festival turns 5 this year, and is celebrating creativity and community across 17 London boroughs, from 7 to 16 March. If you haven’t heard of this multi-disciplinary arts festival we suggest you ...

Thu 21 Feb 2019 at 9:45pm

The art club scene

Like us you may have noticed striking black and white posters mysteriously popping up around town recently. Or like us, you may have started following an uber cool new instagram ...

Thu 14 Feb 2019 at 10:00pm

Croydon to the stars

Fifty years ago this summer, the first manned spacecraft landed on the moon, and as you’ll know (especially if you’re a regular reader here) Croydon was quite taken ...