Feel better with a book – shared reading in Croydon with The Reader – New group in Thornton Heath on Thursdays

The Reader is establishing shared reading groups in community venues across Croydon with the aim of reducing isolation amongst older people.

Are you interested in getting involved in the group being established in Thornton Heath?

Why not go along to the event to find out more?

 

 

Find out more about the project, here, and in the video below

 

Interested?

Just turn up!

If you have questions beforehand, please contact Bryony, the project co-ordinator for Croydon,  by calling 07812 238375 or emailing bryonylittlefair@thereader.org.uk

 

Website: www.thereader.org.uk

Twitter: @thereaderorg

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David Lean Cinema – April 2018 screenings

Bookings for David Lean Screenings

David Lean Cinema: how to book
Tickets for all screenings are £8.50. Concessions (persons aged 60 and over, full-time students, claimants and people with disabilities) £7. Bookings can be made:
Online: via the David Lean website: http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/

Croydon Clocktower: located next to the Arts Bar, is open for one hour before every film. Tickets can be purchased for all films, subject to availability. This location is CASH ONLY.

RUSH TICKETS – Reduced price tickets for under 25s. Click here for details.

Wheelchairs: front row places can be booked via all the above methods. If you wish to book a complimentary seat for a helper, please request this by emailing: savedavidlean@gmail.com

Facebook and Twitter

The Facebook page is a useful resource for anyone interested in screening updates, photo albums and the latest press coverage. www.facebook.com/LeanCampaign

For additional reminders and film-related news, follow on Twitter: @SaveDavidLean

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Black History Month Launch event in #Croydon – 27 March 2018 from 6-7.30pm

Croydon BME Forum has been planning for Black History Month in Croydon for 2018 and the launch event is on Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

Theme Launch
Location: Mayors’ Reception, Town Hall, Katherine Street, Croydon, CR9 1XW

Date and Time: Tuesday 27th March 2018 18:00 – 19:30

 

 

 PLEASE EMAIL Nadine@bmeforum.org if you have a question or call Nadine on the number below.

T: 020 8684 3719

W: cbmeforum.org

 

Keep up to date by following Croydon BME Forum on Twitter @CroydonBMEForum,  and Croydon BME forum on Facebook.

 

What do Faiths say about War? Faiths Together in Croydon event on 12 March, 6.30pm for 7-9pm

Faiths Together in Croydon (FTiC) is holding an event which is open to everyone, of all faiths and none.

Come and hear from faith leaders.

FTiC would also like to hear stories of family members who may have had to fight in the First and Second World War – this will form part of an exhibition in November 2018.

The meeting takes place on 12 March 2018 at CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB.

Doors open at 6.30pm.

Download a flyer for more information.

Queries to fticroydon@gmail.com

And why not follow Faiths Together in Croydon on Twitter at @FTiCroydon and on Facebook?

David Lean Cinema – Mar 2018 screenings

 

Bookings for David Lean Screenings

David Lean Cinema: how to book
Tickets for all screenings are £8.50. Concessions (persons aged 60 and over, full-time students, claimants and people with disabilities) £7. Bookings can be made:
Online: via the David Lean website: http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/

Croydon Clocktower: located next to the Arts Bar, is open for one hour before every film. Tickets can be purchased for all films, subject to availability. This location is CASH ONLY.

RUSH TICKETS – Reduced price tickets for under 25s. Click here for details.

Wheelchairs: front row places can be booked via all the above methods. If you wish to book a complimentary seat for a helper, please request this by emailing: savedavidlean@gmail.com

Facebook and Twitter

The Facebook page is a useful resource for anyone interested in screening updates, photo albums and the latest press coverage. www.facebook.com/LeanCampaign

For additional reminders and film-related news, follow on Twitter: @SaveDavidLean

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Croydon Friends of the Earth invite you to the screening of Trashed – 20 Mar 2018

‘Trashed’ is an environmental documentary film. Jeremy Irons investigates the global scale and impact of humanity’s modern wasteful consumerism and pollution.
“There is a clear feeling from a growing number of people that the time has come for us all to start to try to change our ways, and to endeavour to live a more careful life”.Jeremy Irons.
 
Although this is a free screening, please let Grace know so that the organisers can provide adequate seating. Email blath8@gmail.com
Please

 

 

Community Meeting – Monday 5 March 2018 – POSTPONED

PLEASE NOTE:

MEETING POSTPONED

Due to the ongoing situation with the weather and in the interests of safety the committee has taken the decision to postpone this meeting.  The meeting will be rescheduled for a future date.

 

Please join us for our next public meeting in the hall to the rear of:

St. Michael and All Angels with St. James
Poplar Walk
Croydon
CR0 1UA

Enter via the gate to the left of the Church.

Please book a free place to attend.

St Michael front

Please join us for a general public meeting.

Agenda items:

Refuse, recycling and flytipping in Croydon – Answers to questions tabled at a previous meeting & any other matters to report.

The Croydon Local Plan (& the London Plan) – The final Inspector’s report was published in January and the new Croydon Local Plan is due to be adopted this month. What are the implications for Croydon? Read a summary of the main alterations and the final report here.

Cllr Paul Scott and Cllr Jason Perry have been invited to attend to speak at the meeting or to arrange a fellow councillor to attend on their behalf.

The closing date for the new draft London Plan is Friday 2 March, so make sure you have your say as this will affect Croydon. Details here.

Other items
If time allows, the rest of the meeting will be devoted to any subject offered for discussion or notice that people attending wish to raise.

Please leave details as a comment on this post, or email us. These will be given priority on the night.

Our meetings are open to all and are strictly apolitical.

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Doors open at 7pm, when tea and coffee will be available and you’ll have the chance to meet and chat with others attending. We’ll have local information on display for you to take away.

The meeting will start by 7.30pm, ideally earlier.

There will be brief introductions and notices.

Invited speakers will then speak and take questions.

If time allows, the meeting will then be open for you to share your views, offer a notice or propose a topic for discussion, with priority given to those suggested prior to the meeting.

The meeting will finish by 9pm. If possible, we endeavour to finish slightly earlier to allow people to chat after the meeting and for clearing away.

Booking:

Please book a free place on Eventbrite here: http://croydoncc.eventbrite.co.uk/

This helps us to cater for numbers and ensures that the meeting start is not delayed.

If you prefer you can email us at CroydonNeighbourhoods@gmail.com and we can book for you.

 

Download a copy of the flyer to share here: flyer Croydon – Mar 2018

Getting there:
There is no general parking available at this venue, but its central location with good transport links. We may be able to cater for blue badge holders, so please get in touch well ahead of the event if this applies to you.

The hall is to the rear of the Church, accessed through the gate in the fencing to the left of the main Church entrance.

You can also join our mailing list to get an invitation to our events and occasional updates via email by emailing CroydonNeighbourhoods@gmail.com with your name and Add me in the subject line.