Category: Events

Posts detailing upcoming or past events

TALK: The Great Fire of London

Monday 24th June, starting 7.45pm at the Small Hall, East Croydon United Reformed Church. By Andrew Warde, an official City of London guide. The Great Fire of London in 1666 devastated two-thirds of its buildings. The talk is not only about the devastation of the City but also about its amazing recovery.

TALK: The Big Croydon Birdwatch

Monday 3rd June, starting 7.45pm at the Small Hall, East Croydon United Reform Church. By John Birkett. This talk looks at the history, planning and some results of the BCBW which is an annual bird race monitoring birds in Croydon.

TALK: Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather

Monday 29th April, 19:45 at the Small Hall, East Croydon United Reformed Church. This talk is by Tessa Boase, author of the book of the same name. Twelve years before the suffragette movement began dominating headlines a very different women’s campaign caught the public imagination: to save birds from the cruel fashion for feathered hats.…

VISIT: Keats House

Saturday, 20th April. Meet by the Oxfam bookshop opposite Hampstead Tube station (Northern Line) at 14:00. We expect to meet Rob Shakespeare, its Principal Curator, for the first time since he left the Museum of Croydon.