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Thu 06 Aug 2020 at 11:45pm

100 voices for 2020

In 2018 writer Miranda Roszkowski curated a podcast to mark the centenary of the first womens’ vote, which brought together 100 diverse and inspiring stories from 100 female identifying writers from around the ...

Thu 30 Jul 2020 at 11:15pm

The perfect place for a picnic

If you go down to Selsdon Wood today, you’re sure of a big surprise (if you haven’t been before, that is), as you’ll see a huge (teddy) ...
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Thu 23 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm

Once upon a time in Croindene

Once upon a time there was a place called Croindene, where presumably its residents wandered about amongst fields of saffron (and we’re not talking about Croydon Saffron Central). A ...

Wed 15 Jul 2020 at 10:15pm

Connected by a Thread

This week one of our favourite Croydon-based creatives – free embroidery artist Tina Crawford – joins us as guest writer to talk about her rather extraordinary art piece she created during lockdown.  ‘...

Thu 09 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm

Croydon past, present, future

This week we go on a tour of the Museum of Croydon (in digital form), as we catch up with Marie Tulley-Rose over a virtual cuppa, and discuss everything from ...

Thu 02 Jul 2020 at 11:00pm

Famed and forgotten: our lost composer

This week we are joined by guest writer Grace Healy, who is a Peckham-based piano teacher and plays keys in Croydon band Bugeye. Grace, who is campaigning for the inclusion ...

Wed 24 Jun 2020 at 10:15pm

Croydon’s Common Ground

For a long long time Croydon has been a town of architectural development, from our space-age skyscrapers of the sixties to the regeneration going on right now. I’d never ...

Thu 18 Jun 2020 at 11:15pm

Setting Da Standards for Croydon

If you don’t already know about SDS (or Setting Da Standards), it’s time you do, as they are a community arts company on the rise, right here in ...

Thu 11 Jun 2020 at 11:45pm

London 360, Croydon No.1

This week Croydon-based photographer Michael Shilling joins us as guest writer to talk about his 360 London street photography project, and how his interest in Victorian photography in Croydon led him ...

Thu 04 Jun 2020 at 11:00pm

Something old, something new, something borrowed…

‘Something old, something new, something borrowed…’ is how Tim Eveleigh describes his new EP ‘In Kilnsea’ which is digitally released on 9 June. More on the inspirations behind the music later. ...