A free event this Thursday, run by Sean Creighton, as part of the Croydon Heritage Festival.
HOMES IN SELHURST:
A HISTORY WALK
Thursday 25 June. 6pm
Meet Selhurst Station, Selhurst Rd, Croydon
Walk around the Selhurst houses lived in by the Croydon based black composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912).
Where relevant other aspects of local history of the area will be discussed.
Coleridge-Taylor was most famous for his work Song of Hiawatha.
2012 saw a year long Festival in Croydon to celebrate his life and works.
Walk leader: Sean Creighton, Co-ordinator of the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Network –
Walk is Free. Copies of Jeffrey Green’s Centenary Celebration mini-book
(History & Social Action Publications) will be on sale.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Network event
in Croydon Heritage Festival (20-28 June)