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Re: Croydon What's On

Postby Iggy » Mon 09 Sep 2019, 16:02

Croydon Street Live - Author Ross Montgomery & Bricklive Animal Paradise

Ross Montgomery, childrens book author read his book Space Tortoise to children at the Croydon Library followed by a drawing session.
I had a chat with Ross before and after the session and took a few photographs.
I then went in search of large animal figures made of tiny lego bricks in Bricks Alive Paradise in Croydon.
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Postby Iggy » Tue 24 Sep 2019, 23:45

Ceramic Flower Exhibition at CRISIS Skylight Croydon

Agata Nowak, a local artist, worked with several communities including Crisis Skylight Croydon, a charity for homeless people, to produce ceramic flowers.
Her workshops gave participants confidence in trying something new and they enjoyed having their work exhibited and appreciated.
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Re: Croydon What's On

Postby Iggy » Mon 07 Oct 2019, 17:45

Anatomy of the Orchestra at Fairfield Halls

I discovered that Anatomy of the Orchestra was putting on two performances on the two floors of the Fairfield Halls for the OpenHouse London imitative.
It offered the chance to walk around the performing members of the orchestra that were strung around the two floors of the foyer many of them on individual small platforms. It was too good a chance to miss and I headed out with my Lumix FZ1000 as that had an ideal zoom lens for this event.

I chatted to a few members of the orchestra before the performance who confirmed that they were okay with photography.
I got my eye in during the first performance and then stayed on for the second performance and hour and a half later having realised what five images I wanted for the Croydon Advertiser feature. I got the images but not all were used in the feature.

During the break, I tagged on to the final supposedly full tour of Fairfield Halls which was enlightening. Its all in the column below:
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Re: Croydon What's On

Postby Iggy » Thu 24 Oct 2019, 12:41

Durga Puja Celebration

The Bengalis of Croydon celebrated the Durga Puja Hindu Festival at the Croydon Clock Tower building over four days of afternoon and evening events.
The festival marks the victory of the goddess Durga in her battle of good over evil.

Spandan, Croydon Bengali Association, celebrated the festival keeping the age-old traditions intact, while including social and cultural activities as well.
Spandan hope that this festival also embraced the Croydon community as a whole, who were welcome to attend.
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Re: Croydon What's On

Postby Iggy » Sun 03 Nov 2019, 16:45

The Art of Nature: Broken Souls Exhibition - Elizabeth James Gallery

I attended the private view of Nasha Bradshaw's opening night of his Art Exhibition "The Art of Nature: Broken Souls" at the Elizabeth James Gallery at Portland Road, Norwood.
We were made very welcome and had a great evening.
This was also attended by the High Commissioner of Jamaica.
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