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East Croydon Cool

Thu 23 Jun 2022 at 7:59pm

TMRW launches new hotdesking Day-Pass for just £20 (plus VAT)

We don’t want to complain, we really don’t. The flexibility that hybrid working has brought to many of us is the gift we begged for since we started our working lives! Reduced commuting, no forced presenteeism, and fewer unnecessary meetings are the holy grail of an ...

Mon 13 Jun 2022 at 10:02pm

Ten Croydon Festivals to be at this Summer

Summer is here, lockdown is over…and we’ve never been more excited for portaloos and queues! Festival season has arrived and Croydon is doing the city proud with a line up to rival Glastonbury (at least in terms of convenience 😉) In date order, here are 10 local festivals ...

Wed 25 May 2022 at 11:20am

East Croydon Cool talks…Taprooms

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. With summer fast approaching, we can almost smell the beer in the air – although London’s pub gardens have had a bit more competition in recent years… The huge growth ...

Fri 20 May 2022 at 9:08pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Ballrooms (and Ballgowns!)

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. Last month, in celebration of International Dance Day, we headed to one of Croydon’s best kept secrets for a ‘Behind the Seams’ tour of DSI (Dance Sport International) ...

Mon 16 May 2022 at 5:23pm

Competition for budding Croydon chefs to win a free pop-up kitchen

Well this is the kind of collaboration we like to see… Boxpark Croydon has partnered with StartUp Croydon, a support platform for small businesses, to launch a Food Entrepreneur Support Programme that will give the Borough’s budding chefs an opportunity to win a bricks and mortar pop-up kitchen. ...

Mon 04 Apr 2022 at 3:11pm

DJ Semtex launches NFT Collection with Croydon rapper

Great to hear about more Croydon creatives getting in on the NFT scene! DJ Semtex needs no introduction – but we’ll give you one anyway 😉 Having started his career in his hometown of Manchester, Croydon has been home to Sem for years. Radio DJ, club DJ, festival DJ, touring DJ, ...

Thu 31 Mar 2022 at 5:38pm

Plans for London Borough of Culture 2023

With all the recent goings on (both local and global), plans for London Borough of Culture 2023 have felt suspiciously quiet of late. Croydon won the accolade back in Feb 2020 with a campaign that centred around the borough’s “rich artistic heritage, creativity and diversity, and its strength and resilience ...

Wed 30 Mar 2022 at 7:11pm

Developer (with “significant budget”) looking for artists and designers

News just in via Develop Croydon… Menta, the developer behind East Croydon’s Morello Quarter regeneration project, has issued a tender seeking artists and designers to create eye-catching and inspiring designs for its Phase II public realm as works which form a new station entrance being delivered by the ...

Mon 14 Mar 2022 at 5:20pm

Getting Back to Business – the Croydon Economic Summit and Expo returns to Croydon

Returning to Croydon on Wednesday 23rd March, this free-to-attend Croydon Economic Summit & Expo will provide Croydon businesses with an entire day to network, develop and grow at two leading town centre venues as the borough begins to turn a corner post-pandemic. Croydon Economic SummitThe Economic Summit will kick off this ...

Thu 10 Mar 2022 at 4:05pm

Help shape the future of Croydon’s Town Centre

The world of work has seen a huge shake up over recent years, alongside changing attitudes towards jobs and careers. Case in point, the rise in the anti-work movement (although this is unlikely to become a practical or viable option for anyone in this generation!) and The Great Resignation (which ...