Croydon was one of the favourites to win the title of London Borough of Culture 2019/20. Though it did not win, the district hopes to be successful in the 2021 competition. In the meantime, Croydon calls itself the ‘Alternative Capital of Culture’. It certainly deserves this title. There are plenty of cultural events and activities each year. Local residents often take part in these big community occasions so there is a real sense of togetherness.
The UpRISEing Festival is a celebration of street art. The borough plans to hold the inaugural event in 2019. The festival will feature work by local artists, along with activities for children. There will also be food and entertainment.
Croydon’s Lloyd Park has put in a bid to host two major festival events. One of these is the London Mela, which is a celebration of Asian food, music and fashion. The other is Metropolis, an outdoor music festival. Since Croydon lost its bid for Borough of Culture, it is still planning to put on its planned event schedule.
The Croydon Festival of Peace is an annual summer event celebrating the many cultures and faiths of Croydon. It takes place in June so it is the ideal way to spend a summer day with the family. The Festival of Peace runs for one week. During this time, there will be music and street performances. Local schools also take part in a choir concert.
London is home to people from many nation, cultures and religions. The Borough of Croydon has a very diverse population. Cultural Festivals Croydon allows people from all backgrounds to celebrate their united heritage. It is the local people who make Croydon such a great place to live. Families who attend these events can get to know their neighbours better and also learn a little about their cultures. There is usually tasty food and lively entertainment.
Croydon Plumbing is here to help local residents with their plumbing and heating needs. As a local service, we know the area extremely well. This article and our other blogs will help you navigate the services and facilities of Croydon. Our local guides are designed to help you make the most of your local town, and also discover new and exciting days out and festivals which the whole family can enjoy.
Croydon residents can improve their career prospects with employment skills…Read More →