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.

Along with regular editions there will also be additional monthly shows commissioned by Croydon Council to showcase the Cultural highlights they are supporting in the Borough.

More details are available here.

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


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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015 – Tempting Failure 2018

Interview with Dr Thomas John Bacon about the return to Croydon of Tempting Failure – Biennial Performance Art Festival. Tempting Failure 2018 brings an eclectic selection of performance art and noise art from some of the most exciting artists around the world. #TF2018

Tempting Failure 2018
Website: www.temptingfailure.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/temptingfailure
Twitter: @TemptingFailure

Festival of Peace
Website: festivalofpeacecroydon.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FestivalOfPeaceCroydon
Twitter: @FestofPeace


Also this week:
Carshalton Artists Open Studios
Website: www.carshaltonartists.com

Rise Gallery – Modern Suburban Exhibition
Website: www.rise-gallery.co.uk

Turf- Projects – LOW BATT. Exhibition
Website: turf-projects.com

Elizabeth James Gallery
Website: www.elizabethjamesart.com/exhibitions

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014 – Summer Of Love & Christian Graham

Interviews with Andrew & Eunice Dickinson about The Summer of Love in Wandle Park and Croydon ReUse, followed by an interview with actor/writer Christian Graham about his Croydon set play Be Born which is being performed in East London’s Space Theatre in June

Summer Of Love
Website: greencroydon.co.uk/croydon-reuse-organisation/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/wandle.park
Twitter: @greencroydon
Twitter: @CroydonReUse

Website: www.codashows.co.uk

Christian Graham
Twitter: @C_A_Graham
Twitter: @SpaceArtsCentre
Website: space.org.uk

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