Monthly Archives: October 2017


Artists get a chance to capture the dance

This Saturday’s dance festival in Croydon is also an opportunity for local artists and sculptors to show off their skills. The Dance Umbrella ‘Origami Challenge’ is being run in partnership with ‘The Big Draw’, and sets the task of drawing, painting or modelling an aspect of the spectacular outdoor Origami dance show as it happens. [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|

A night out in Croydon to celebrate coming out

This Wednesday, 11 October, Croydon’s LGBT+ community will be hosting a social event at BoxPark to help mark Coming Out Day. The day is the anniversary of when, in 1987, half a million people marched on Washington for lesbian and gay rights. Known as ‘The Great March’, this was also the first public display of [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|

Free dance shows coming up

Saturday 14 October sees two spectacular free dance performances take place alongside each other in Croydon’s town centre. Dance Umbrella, London’s annual London-wide contemporary dance festival, is coming to Croydon to present Origami, a spectacular heavy metal pairing of a shipping container and a gravity defying dancer Created by Paris-based Satchie Noro and Silvain Ohl [...]

By | October 7th, 2017|

JamBox – a professional jam session for all-comers

The JamBox professional jam night launched in Boxpark recently with a surprise guest appearance from chart-topping singer-songwriter Emili Sande. The project is supported by the council’s Cultural Partnership Fund and gives musicians the chance to perform alongside some of the top names in the business. The next session is likely to happen in November – [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|
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