Croydon's Festive Fantasia

Croydon’s Christmas celebrations have taken on a spectacular new look and life of their own this year with a stunning series of giant visual displays lighting up the town centre like you have never seen before.

‘Croydon’s Festive Fantasia’ is the dazzling centrepiece of the town centre’s 2017 Christmas celebrations which premiered on Saturday, November 18th  and involves six specially-commissioned films showcasing the talents of local performers being projected up to 120 feet in height onto three key sites in North End and High Street during the course of the festive period. 

Home > News > Projecting Croydon in a new light this Christmas

Projecting Croydon in a new light this Christmas

24th October 2017

‘Croydon’s Festive Fantasia’ will be the dazzling centrepiece of the town’s 2017 Christmas celebrations and will feature six specially-commissioned films showcasing the talents of local performers, projected up to 120 feet in height onto three key sites in North End and High Street throughout the duration of the festive period. 

Home > News > Warhol month paints Croydon in a new light

Warhol month paints Croydon in a new light

17th July 2017

Croydon’s award-winning RISEgallery is delivering a groundbreaking programme of FREE events throughout the month, under the theme ‘Warhol Croydon’, as a tribute to the life and work of one of the biggest names in 20th century art, 30 years after Andy Warhol's death.

Among the highlights will be:

Home > News > A new Fairfield takes a step closer

A new Fairfield takes a step closer

26th February 2016

The redevelopment of Fairfield Halls into one of London’s leading arts venues has taken a step closer this week.

Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd and the council have agreed to work together on a managed programme that would see the venue close on 15 July 2016 in preparation for a £30m transformation.

The two-year closure will allow for a comprehensive redevelopment of the ageing building into a spectacular arts and cultural centre, and part of a new vibrant cultural and educational quarter at College Green.

Home > News > Street LIVE! sprinkles some extra festive magic over shopping in Croydon this Christmas

Street LIVE! sprinkles some extra festive magic over shopping in Croydon this Christmas

1st December 2015

A roller skating Christmas pudding and snowman, dancing elves, a juggling Jack Frost and a Christmas tree fairy and reindeers on stilts are just some of the memorable acts that will be mingling with the crowds in North End between 11.00am and 4.30pm each Saturday (December 5th, 12th and 19th) as part of the Croydon Business Improvement District’s (BID) Street LIVE! entertainment programme. 

Home > News > Line-up for Croydon's Christmas lights switch-on unveiled

Line-up for Croydon's Christmas lights switch-on unveiled

2nd November 2015

Talented musicians, singers and dancers from Croydon and across the country, will be performing in North End from mid-day on Thursday, November 12th helping to get visitors into the party mood at the event which marks the official start of Croydon’s festive season.

Top TV entertainer and gameshow host, Stephen Mulhern will be headlining the event, switching on the lights, alongside Lisa Davina Phillip and Joanna Sawyer, his co-stars in this year’s Fairfield Halls pantomime, Cinderella.

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Home > News > Helping you to get to your destination safely this Christmas

Helping you to get to your destination safely this Christmas

14th December 2017

Extra police resource is bring drafted in to provide practical assistance, advice and reassurance to the travelling public at key times over the festive season as a result of a joint initiative between the Croydon Businesses Crime Reduction Partnership (CBCP), Transport for London (TfL) and British Transport Police which is now in its third year. 

Home > News > Croydon BID Christmas Opening times 2017

Croydon BID Christmas Opening times 2017

8th December 2017
  • Friday 22nd December 2017 – Office closes at 12.30pm
  • Monday 25th December – Office closed
  • Tuesday 26th December – Office closed
  • Wednesday 27th December – Office open
  • Thursday 28th December – Office open 
  • Friday 29th December – Office open 
  • Monday 1st January 2018 – Office Closed
  • Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – Office open

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