The Croydon Arts Show presented by Janet Smith, covering the local arts scene with interviews, news, events listings and film reviews from around the local area and further afield.

Between May and December 2017 Croydon Council commissioned additional monthly shows to showcase the Cultural highlights they were supporting in the Borough. You can find these in the listings titled Croydon Culture Special – 001 to 008

So, if you want to know what’s happening culturally in Croydon, listen in.


019 – Gaming in Croydon

An interview with Ed/Edalia Day about their show Super Hamlet 64 at Heart of Gaming and one with Nick and Carrie Smith from The Ludoquist who are coming up to their first year in Croydon

Super Hamlet 64 at Heart Of Gaming
Website: www.edwardday.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/eddydaylia
Twitter: @eddydaylia
Main Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0aWJFd1gHU
Audience comments trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc6lLhqxTPM
Heart of Gaming: www.facebook.com/TheHeartOfGaming

The Ludoquist
Website: www.theludoquist.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/theludoquist
Twitter: @TheLudoquist

Also this week:

Black History Month – www.croydon.gov.uk/community/croydon-black-history-month
Gaming In Croydon – www.croydonartsshow.org.uk/around-croydon/gaming/
CODA – www.codashows.co.uk/spectacular-spectacular
Surrey Opera – www.surreyopera.org
Turf Projects – turf-projects.com

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018 – Artists Studios In Croydon

Interview about ASC studios in The Grafton Quarter, Grafton Rd and info about other studio space in Croydon plus news about the arts in Croydon and Black History Month.

ASC – Artists Studio Company
Website: www.ascstudios.co.uk/studios
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ASCGallery
Twitter: @ascstudios

Rich Simmons
Website: www.richsimmonsart.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/richsimmonsart
Twitter: @richsimmonsart

Turf Projects
Website: turf-projects.com/turfship/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TurfProjects
Twitter: @Turf_Projects


Also this week:
Giant Leap Festival – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/giant-leap-festival-information-event
Black History Month – www.croydon.gov.uk/community/croydon-black-history-month
Savvy Theatre – www.savvytheatre.co.uk/young

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017 – Made In Croydon and Well Versed Ink

Interviews with two Community interest groups based in Croydon who are both having some of their events in Boxpark – Josi Kiss from Made In Croydon and Darren Randon from Well Versed Ink

Made In Croydon
Website: madeincroydon.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MadeinCroydonOrg
Twitter: @MadeCroydon

Well Versed Ink
Website: www.wellversedink.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/wellversedink
Twitter: @wellversedink
Jah-Mir Early – Crowd funder for Edinburgh Fringe – www.indiegogo.com/projects/jah-mir-early-be-spoken-at-the-edinburgh-fringe#/

Also this week:
CODA –www.codashows.co.uk
Rise Gallery -John Dimech www.rise-gallery.co.uk
Shinosaurus Popularis Exhibition Website: turf-projects.com
Bethlem Museum – museumofthemind.org.uk
Elizabeth James Gallery – www.elizabethjamesart.com

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016 – CODA Romeo & Juliet

I had great afternoon recently interviewing CODA members at rehearsals for this year’s Shakespeare in the Park show – Romeo & Juliet.

They’ll be at Wandle Park Bandstand, Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th July 2018. Tickets £10.00

Website: www.codashows.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CODAShows

On this weeks show:
Croydon Pride – www.croydonpride.org.uk/pridefest2018
Croydon Mela – www.croydonmela.org
Jerk Cookout – www.jerkcookout.com

Tempting Failure 2018 – www.temptingfailure.com

Thornton Heath Arts Week – www.thorntonheatharts.co.uk

John Dimech at Rise Gallery – www.rise-gallery.co.uk

Shinosaurus Popularis Exhibition at Turf Projects – turf-projects.com

Bethlem Museum – museumofthemind.org.uk

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