July 2019

Record numbers for Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela

2019-07-15T18:28:22+01:00 July 15th, 2019|Recent news|

A record 22,000 people flocked to Wandle Park this weekend for two mass celebrations of diversity – Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela.The first event in this major entertainment double-bill, Croydon PrideFest 2019, was - as promised – bigger, better and more diverse than ever. An estimated 10,000 people headed to Wandle Park for PrideFest on Saturday 13 July – double last year - with around 1,000 people joining this year's parade through the town centre.

June 2019

BRIT Presents is back!

2019-06-07T16:33:33+01:00 June 7th, 2019|Recent news|

A fantastic programme of free entertainment in the town centre gets under way this weekend when students from the borough’s world-famous performing arts school take to the streets and public spaces.

June 2018

October 2017

Artists get a chance to capture the dance

2021-11-15T15:25:02+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Recent news|

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 […]

May 2016

July 2015

June 2015

Free festival folk and fusion

2015-06-15T12:25:48+01:00 June 15th, 2015|Recent news|

Croydon’s Ambition Festival is making tickets to its Saturday night headline show free in order to emphasise the council’s ongoing investment in culture for the borough.

This follows the recent addition of of Radio 2’s Folk Award-winning duo, […]