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March 5, 2018

Rise Gallery's Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison talks to Beats & Eats about the latest

exhibition at South London's hottest gallery..

Can you describe the new exhibition for us? What makes this one unmissable?

A Journey Through Brutalism is an exciting look at Croydon past and...

March 5, 2018

We asked Serena Hussain to recommend her favourite artists from home and abroad and tell us more about her project: LifeVocabulary.com..

Can you tell us about lifevocabulary.com , your mission and how the phrase ‘life vocabulary’ relates to it?

The name for my culture co...

March 5, 2018

Dave Koor whose bands The Expansions and Modified Man have been getting BBC Radio airplay...

You are a musician, DJ, producer and now you have a record label Albert’s Favourites - does having all these roles affect - or bring something to - your music? Has starting a la...

March 5, 2018

We caught up with Cronx mix master Matt Lisle, founder of Street Cocktails, to see what's shaking in the world of mixology..

Is Croydon still a town where the ‘pint of the usual’ still reigns supreme, or are we more adventurous with our tipples these days?

Nah I don’t th...

July 4, 2016

Croydon’s biggest cultural event showcases local businesses in the town’s famous Restaurant Quarter, with a smorgasbord of world cuisine, live music and family entertainment.

Visitors enjoyed fabulous street food and alfresco fine dining served by over 70 stalls and res...



​Although my review of Croydon Tech City was published last week, this is my first Just Croydon article written in 2016, so I would like to take the time to say Happy New Year to all of you wonderful Croydonians.



2016 is set to be an exciting year for Croydon, full...

Beats & Eats celebrated their second birthday on September 26th in Project B, and there was no way I was going to miss it. This unique music event is one of my favourite things about Croydon. Thanks to Beats & Eats, I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing Ivanmore’s smoo...

Now there are even more treats from Surrey Street market, says Karen Cartwright


The Surrey Street Treats recipe series brings Citizen readers fresh, foodie suggestions using ingredients from Croydon’s famous market, a medieval treasure that’s served our community since...

Gentrification can be determined with a Top Trumps-style checklist. A cold-pressed juice bar and street food scene are staples, alongside a farmer’s market for the weekend, yoga studios and some sort of dance party — ideally in a repurposed industrial space near an are...


There aren’t really waves and boats and surfers and seagulls, but there is sand. Forty-five tonnes of it, to be precise, scattered around Ruskin Square.


Croydon on the Beach kicked off its eight week run on Thursday 20th July, opening day of theAmbition Festival, with...

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