Heart shopping centre hosts Easter kids' workshop tomorrow

Croydon Guardian: Easter excitement: Head to the Heart

3:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Children can create their own egg cups and make Charlie and the Chocolate Factory sweets at a Kids’ Club Workshop held at the Heart Shopping Centre tomorrow.

Event tonight marks contribution of "soldiers of colour"

Croydon Guardian: War: Richmond lending library hosts the event

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Performances detailing the contribution made by soldiers of colour in the First World War take place at Richmond lending library.

Excitement grows as Easter approaches in Esher

Croydon Guardian: Marney's Gearing up for an Easter event

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Marney’s Village Inn in Esher hosts a day of Easter fun for the whole family on Saturday.

Circus acts to perform in Croydon this weekend

Croydon Guardian: Street entertainers

8:59am Friday 11th April 2014

The circus is coming to town this week adding a new twist to your shopping experience. 

Lifelong Crystal Palace fan pens book on club's last administration

Croydon Guardian: Steve Goddard

11:11am Monday 7th April 2014

A lifelong Crystal Palace fan has written a new book which follows an Eagles fan during the club’s last period of administration in 2010.

Children and teddies can see CBeebies’ double act Chris and Pui

Croydon Guardian: Children and teddies can see CBeebies’ double act Chris and Pui

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Children can go down to the playhouse with their teddies to see CBeebies’ favourite double act.

Thriller novel sees British Civil War after Scots discover oil

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5:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

As life imitates art, an author is hoping the forthcoming referendum on Scottish independence could promote interest in his debut novel.

Henry VIII to recount tales of wives, politics in court and executions

Croydon Guardian: Henry VIII to recount tales of wives, politics in court and executions

2:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Henry VIII is set to recount tales of his six wives, court, politics and executions during his reign.

Dance festival to get feet moving in Kingston

Croydon Guardian: The Ignition festival will bring dance groups and street acrobats to Kingston

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A successful bid for funding from Arts Council England means they will be dancing in the streets of Kingston this summer.

The best of Brazil to raise money for disadvantaged children

Croydon Guardian: Charitable work: Going to Brazil

2:30am Friday 28th March 2014

The smells, sounds and delights of Brazil will make their way across the Atlantic to Barnes at a night full of music, dancing and food.

Kingston town centre defeats Peppa Pig World and Legoland to be named best family day out

Croydon Guardian: Attractions like the Rotunda won out over Peppa Pig World. Pic credit: Jon Sharman

12:30pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Kingston has defeated Legoland and Peppa Pig World to be named best family day out in a competition run by a baby magazine.

Marlpit Lane Bowling Green will be reopen for business soon

Croydon Guardian: Marlpit Lane Bowling Green will be reopen for business soon

10:20am Sunday 23rd March 2014

After being closed for several years a bowling green is back and it will soon be open for business.

Lords of the ring: Wrestlers roll into town tonight

Croydon Guardian: LDN wrestling

7:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

Plenty of people would love to see a politician scrapping in the same ring as an evil Dark Lord.

Abundance of flowers bring colour to spring show in Epsom

Croydon Guardian: Flowers from the Epsom Garden Society Show in 2012

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

An abundance of glorious spring flowers will bring colour and fragrance to an annual show.

Why are unusual pets becoming more popular?

Croydon Guardian: African grey parrot

12:22pm Friday 21st March 2014

Humans have been keeping pets for thousands of years, but it looks as though dogs might no longer be man’s best friend.

Easter approaches and Shout! is louder than ever

Croydon Guardian: Fun times: Elmbridge Council's popular Shout! programme returns

3:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

As the Easter holidays fast approach, Shout! is on hand to help keep youngsters busy with a range of activities.

Children called up to enlist in gladiator school in Ewell

Croydon Guardian: Children called up to enlist in gladiator school in Ewell

6:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

Resident gladiators will show off their skills and teach participants about weaponry at Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club.

Pick up last-minute presents before Mothering Sunday

Croydon Guardian: The Mother's Day Market will take place at Epsom Methodist Church

1:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Are you starting to panic because you can’t find the perfect Mother’s Day present?

Seen the film Little Mermaid? Now watch the ballet

Croydon Guardian: Seen the film Little Mermaid? Now watch the ballet

10:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

You might have already seen the film and read the book, but now is your chance to watch the Little Mermaid the ballet.

Reading festival sheds light on Richmond's World War One history

Croydon Guardian: Remembrance: 2014 is the centenary of the start of WWI

4:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

A festival to promote reading, engage new library users and encourage people to explore and celebrate their city will launch next month.

Carla Grauls debuts her new play in Battersea’s Theatre 503

Croydon Guardian: Darkly comical, Occupied challenges the issue surrounding immigrants

5:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

Award-winning writer for stage and screen Carla Grauls debuts her new play in Battersea’s Theatre 503.

Denim on denim with an urban edge is in for men this season

Croydon Guardian: Denim on denim is emerging as a key trend for spring and summer

9:35am Wednesday 26th March 2014

With denim on denim emerging as a key trend for spring and summer, men are advised to focus on classic pieces and essential basics, all with an urban edge.

Festival of flowers heralds spring

Croydon Guardian: Festival of flowers heralds spring

5:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

The flowers of spring is the theme for this year's Herald of Spring event in Ewell next month.

Get along to one of the silliest quizzes around

Croydon Guardian: Stand-up comedians, Miranda Dawe and Jim Daly host their Silly Quiz at the Waterfront Bar opposite Streatham Common

10:21am Thursday 20th February 2014

Quizzes are one of the great British pub traditions and they are having a resurgence, writes Andy Bloss.

Sex and bondage come to Croydon in raunchy Fifty Shades of Grey spoof

Croydon Guardian: Dannielle Malone plays Maggie Muff in the Fifty Shades of Grey spoof 51 Shades of Maggie

9:55am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Rehearsing lines out loud while jogging has been the perfect preparation for Dannielle Malone’s latest role where she discovers sex and bondage while at the job centre, writes Robert Fisk.

Psychic to the stars Donna Fallon is coming to Fairfield Halls

Croydon Guardian: Donna Fallon is a favourite of celebrities including Amy Childs

9:39am Wednesday 19th February 2014

The daughter of a gangster, who was raised on a council estate, Donna Fallon was a housewife and mother-of-three when she discovered her psychic powers at the age of 40.

Crystal Palace Overground Festival back with a bang this summer

Croydon Guardian: The Crystal Palace Overground Festival is always very popular

9:32am Wednesday 19th February 2014

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival is set to return to Crystal Palace this summer for its eighth year.

Five-week arts festival gets underway at the Bentall Centre

Croydon Guardian: Luke George

4:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Kingston Arts has organised the five-week long festival to showcase all types of sounds that come from within such as powerful monologues to choral sing-songs.

Cold War laid bare in Royston Pike lecture

Croydon Guardian: Cold War: A fascinating period in history

3:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

A former intelligence corps officer will revisit the late 1940s as part of the next lecture in the Royston Pike series.

Half-term fun to keep boredom at bay

Croydon Guardian: There will be activities at Leatherhead Leisure Centre for children this half-term

7:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Don’t fancy being cooped up indoors this half-term? Head over to Leatherhead and Dorking for a range of activities to keep the boredom at bay.

Only two days to go... Love doctor shares top tips for Valentine's Day success

Croydon Guardian: Hayley Quinn is sharing her love tips with Croydon Guardian readers.

8:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

This matchmaking expert has helped teach more than 100,000 men how to seduce women across the globe and now she is sharing her tips with Croydon Guardian readers – both men and women.

Psychic Medium Tony Stockwell

Croydon Guardian: Psychic Medium Tony Stockwell

12:33pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

One of the country’s most well known and respected mediums Tony Stockwell uses his special gift to help people in their quest for consolation and on the Wednesday 12 March he will be returning to Epsom Playhouse bringing messages of comfort to those who need to hear and understand that a friend, loved one or someone they cared about can still be with them.

What to do with the kids in Sutton this half-term

Croydon Guardian: Sutton Ecology Centre

12:48pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

Wildlife pond maintenance at Cuddington Recreation Ground, Sunday, February 16 from 11am to 1.30pm.

Unique night at Bunga Bunga invites guests to become the Emperor

Croydon Guardian: A pasta dish at Bunga Bunga

6:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

A unique night at legendary venue Bunga Bunga is set be unleashed on hardy Battersea night owls.

Women behind the real-life game of thrones at Twickenham library today

Croydon Guardian: Emma Darwin: What did it mean to be a woman behind the power?

4:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

Women close to the thrones of York and Lancaster during the violent yet glamorous male-dominated world of Tudor England will be explored as part of national libraries day.

Crystal Palace announce beer festival dates

Croydon Guardian: The Crystals at last year's beer festival

4:20pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Fans could be toasting Palace’s survival with a pint of ale at this year’s CPFC Beer Festival.

Croydon wrecking ball has eyes on UFC title

Croydon Guardian: Unbeaten UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa on training in Orpington, headlining O2 arena and growing up in Croydon

3:20pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Being an opponent of mixed martial arts fighter Jimi Manuwa to date appears to involve spending a lot of time lying on your back, counting the stars spinning before your eyes, writes Jim Palmer.

Sci-fi author to hold book signing

Croydon Guardian: Anthony Fucilla

11:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

A local sci-fi author is to hold a book signing in WH Smith next week.

Bookworms prepare for Britain’s biggest charity book fair

Croydon Guardian: Bookworms prepare for Britain’s biggest charity book fair

6:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

Bookworms are getting ready to fill their bags as Britain’s biggest charity book fair returns to Epsom.

John Bramwell of I Am Kloot to perform intimate gigs

Croydon Guardian: John Bramwell, lead singer of I Am Kloot

5:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

John Bramwell, lead singer of I Am Kloot, is performing a series of intimate gigs.

Wanda reviews Clapham Tandoori

Croydon Guardian: Clapham Tandoori

6:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

I was on a quest for something spicy and a quick glance up from Clapham Common Tube station brought me to a wonderful curry restaurant.

Q&A with Nir Paldi, from Battersea Arts Centre production Ballad of the Burning Star

Croydon Guardian: Blazing a trail with show

6:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

Theatre Ad Infinitum’s new work Ballad of the Burning Star was a huge success at EdFringe 2013.

Tuck into fish and chips at Great British Quiz

Croydon Guardian: Tuck into fish and chips at Great British Quiz

2:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

Does tucking into fish and chips while getting quizzed on all things British sound like your cup of tea?

Half term film camp gets youngsters in the director's chair

Croydon Guardian: Academy film: Showing this weekend

4:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014

Creative children can learn to script, shoot and edit their own short movie at a half-term film camp aimed at primary school children.

VIDEO: The Jump skeleton competition turns Purley's Laura Hamilton into 'human pinball'

Croydon Guardian: Laura Hamilton is taking part in The Jump on Channel 4. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

6:01pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Hurtling down an icy track like a ‘human pinball’ is not most people’s idea of fun but daredevil Laura Hamilton showed her skills on television last night.

Where and how to make your own jewellery in south London

Croydon Guardian: A creation from an Upcycled Jewellery event by Crafty Pint

9:30am Tuesday 28th January 2014

Why not gather up all those broken bits, your Nan’s old Art Deco brooch and that tacky bracelet your ex-boyfriend bought you and turn it all into something you actually want to wear?

Barney promises super dee-duper show in Epsom

Croydon Guardian: Barney promises super dee-duper show in Epsom

4:00pm Monday 27th January 2014

Barney, the cuddly purple and green T-Rex, promises to delight the children of Epsom with his super dee-duper show.

Q&A with playwright and former journalist at The Times, Alan Franks

Croydon Guardian: Alan Weeks

6:00am Sunday 26th January 2014

Alan Franks is a playwright, author, musician and former journalist at The Times.

New Malden reading week to launch in February

Croydon Guardian: Books, books, books ... and more books.

5:30am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A new book week hopes to get the whole of New Malden reading together and talking about ghostly ghouls, fairytale romances and murder scene investigations from their reads.

Celebrate Australia day in Wandsworth

Croydon Guardian: Colin Cole

6:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

Each year, on January 26, Australia Day celebrations are held in cities all over the globe and London is no exception.

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