Community Noticeboard

This page is for me to help you advertise your events in Croydon North. The noticeboard is updated regularly and will help you keep up to date with all community and residents meetings, music events, summer fairs in the constituency.

 

MARCH

  • Saturday, 18 March Norbury Brook Spruce Up organised by The Friends of Thornton Heath Rec.  10am-1pm.  Meet at the Carew Road entrance to Thornton Heath Rec [CR7 7RF].  Dress appropriately for weather.  All safety and cleanup equipment provided.  Refreshments at the end.  More info from Graham Mitchell mitch118@outlook.com or phone 07830 817662.
  • Broad Green Community Ideas Fair, Canterbury Road Children’s Centre, Canterbury Road, Croydon CR0 3HH [next to Broad Green Library].  Refreshments and children’s activities.  Come and hear about support in setting up local community projects.  1pm-4pm.
  • Phil Henry and Hannah Martin, winners of 2014 BBC2 Folk Award for best duo, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Show: 8pm Tickets: £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309048
  • Scots Estate Residents’ Association Barn Dance, St Philip’s Church Hall, Beech Road, Norbury SW16.  7-11pm, Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door.  Live music, fish [or vegetarian alternative] and chip supper, raffle.  More information or more information from 07712 672546 or email chair@sera-norbury.org.uk
  • Monday, 20 March My experiences as a Games Maker at London 2012.  Join Barbara Turner as she shares her experience as a games maker during the 2012 London Olympics.  Norbury Library, Beatrice Avenue, Norbury SW16 4UW, 2.30-3.30pm.  Admission free.  Please book in advance.
  • Thursday, 23 March South Norwood community action consultation event, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, South Norwood SE25.  5.30-7.30pm
  • Friday, 24 March Drop-in Surgery with West Thornton Safer Neighbourhood Team, McDonalds, 935-943 London Road, Thornton Heath CR7 6XJ, 10-11am.
  • Cuppa with a Copper organised by Norbury Safer Neighbourhood Team, Costa Coffee, London Road, SW16
  • Saturday, 25 March Community Empowerment Day organised by Energise FC, a family event featuring many activities for adults and children.  The Endeavour Hall, 273 Norbury Crescent, SW16 4LF,1pm-4pm.  Free admission.  More information from info@energisefc.co.uk
  • Ideas Fair & Fun Day, Come along to discuss, get support, find funds for a community project and see what others are doing.  Refreshments and free fun stuff for children.   Selhurst Children’s Centre, 23 Dagnall Park, South Norwood SE25 5PL, 1.30pm-4.30pm.  Contact Jenny on 07399 448957 or JennyJ@acorns2oaks.net
  • Sunday, 26 March  South Norwood communication action consultation closing event, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, South Norwood SE25.  2-4pm.
  • Thursday, 30 March Norbury Green Residents’ Association Annual General Meeting, with guest speakers Councillor Stuart Collins [Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Clean Green Croydon] and PC Ali Watts [Norbury Safer Neighbourhood Team] Leonard Memorial Hall, Norbury Baptist Church, Semley Road, Norbury SW16 4PL, 7.30pm

APRIL

  • Saturday, 1 April  South Norwood Clocktower Market, Station Road, South Norwood SE25.  10am-4pm.
  • Thursday, 6 April Page Turners Book  Club, 7.30pm. Yeha Noha, Station Road, South Norwood SE25.
  • Saturday, 8 April Askew Sisters, fast becoming one of the most respected duos on the English folk scene, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Show: 8pm.  Tickets: £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309053
  • Community Clean-up Day organised by Norbury Avenue & Thornton Heath Residents’ Association.  All equipment provided.  Meet outside Kensington Autos, 98 Kensington Avenue, Thornton Heath CR7 8BZ.  11am.  Stay as long as you like.  For more information visit www.nathresidentsassociation.workpress.com
  • Tuesday, 11 April Dog Awareness Day with Croydon Council and the Dogs Trust, Norbury Park, 11am-3pm.
  • Wednesday, 12 April Croydon South Asian Diabetes Awareness Event, organised by Croydon Branch of Diabetes UK for members of the South Asian community and clinicians.  The agenda will include presentations on: research carried out in Thornton Heath; diabetes prevention programme; and food and drink provided will include samples of healthy South Asian food.  Croydon Masonic Halls, 73 Oakfield Road, Croydon CR0 2UX.  12.30-3pm. To confirm attendance email David.Dullaghan@croydonccg.nhs.uk by Tuesday, 4 April 

MAY

  • Friday, 5 May Broad Green Residents’ Association AGM, Federation Hall, behind 17 Elmwood Road, Croydon CR0 2SN.  Further details available nearer the time
  • Saturday, 6 May  South Norwood Clocktower Market, Station Road, South Norwood SE25.  10am-4pm.
  • Dan Walsh, nominated best musician at 2016 BBC Fold Awards and one of the finest banjo players in the UK.  Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm.  Tickets £14 from  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309055
  • Thursday, 18 May Organ Concert – Bridget West & Adrian Adams [St John’s Upper Norwood], St John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road/Sylvan Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX, 7.30pm.  Admission free.  Retiring collection.   Details from Adrian Adams 020 8653 3305 or email aradams.45@btinternet.com
  • Saturday, 20 May Phil Beer touring with his own band.  Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Starts: 8pm.  Tickets: £16 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309068
  • Saturday, 25 May Community Clean-up Day organised by Norbury Avenue & Thornton Heath Residents’ Association.  All equipment provided.  Meet outside Kensington Autos, 98 Kensington Avenue, Thornton Heath CR7 8BZ.  11am.  Stay as long as you like.  For more information visit www.nathresidentsassociation.workpress.com

JUNE

  • Saturday, 3 June  South Norwood Clocktower Market, Station Road, South Norwood SE25.  10am-4pm.
  • 12-18 June Crystal Palace Overground Festival,
  • Thursday, 22 June Organ Concert – Adrian Gunning [St John the Evangelist, Islington], St John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road/Sylvan Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX, 7.30pm.  Admission free.  Retiring collection.   Details from Adrian Adams 020 8653 3305 or email aradams.45@btinternet.com

JULY

  • Saturday, 1 July  South Norwood Clocktower Market, Station Road, South Norwood SE25.  10am-4pm.
  • Sunday, 2 July South Norwood Community Festival, South Norwood Recreation Ground, SE25   http://www.southnorwood.net/festival/south-norwood-festival.html
  • Friday, 14 July The Salts, a co-operative of seasoned musicians creating one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times.  Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm  Show: 8pm.  Tickets £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309072
  • Thursday, 20 July Organ Concert – Jonathan Vaughn [Wells Cathedral], St John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road/Sylvan Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX, 7.30pm.  Admission free.  Retiring collection.   Details from Adrian Adams 020 8653 3305 or email aradams.45@btinternet.com

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

  • Thursday, 21 September Organ Concert – Paul Hale [Organist Emeritus, Southwell Minster], St John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road/Sylvan Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX, 7.30pm.  Admission free.  Retiring collection.   Details from Adrian Adams 020 8653 3305 or email aradams.45@btinternet.com
  • Sunday, 24 September Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, one of the most sought after duos on the English fold and roots scene, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Show: 8pm.  Tickets £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309075

OCTOBER

  • Friday, 13 October Richard Digance, BAFTA nominated entertainer, one man with a treasure chest of stories collected over 40 years in the music and entertainment industry, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Show: 8pm.  Tickets: £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309079
  • Thursday, 19 October Organ Concert [St Paul’s Cathedral, London], St John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road/Sylvan Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX, 7.30pm.  Admission free.  Retiring collection.   Details from Adrian Adams 020 8653 3305 or email aradams.45@btinternet.com

NOVEMBER

  • Saturday, 11 November Gilmore & Roberts, contemporary folk/acoustic due and three times nominated at the BBC2 Folk Awards, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm. Show: 8pm.  Tickets: £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309080
  • Friday, 17 November Mawkin, described as a modern-day Fairport, exciting audiences with their artillery of loud, boisterous, foot-stomping live sets, Stanley Hall, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25.  Doors: 7pm.  Show: 8pm.  Tickets: £14 from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/309092

If you have a community or music event, a residents meeting or a school fair please email me (steve.reed.mp@parliament.uk) and I will advertise it on the noticeboard.

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