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Aug. 8th, 2011

09:54 pm - Croydon SF meet, Tues 9th Aug.

Um. Just been watching the TV. My wife and I WERE going to be in attendance tomorrow, but I'm not sure if that's going to be such a good idea now. That fire is less than 2 mins walk from the Dog and Bull.

Might I suggest an alternative? Turn left out of East Croydon Station and go down Cherry Orchard Road, then hang a right at Leslie Park Road and a little way down (opposite the Lebanon Road junction) is the Builder's Arms, it's pretty good, quite large in the back and well away from the city centre.

Be willing to listen to any other possibilities, but I'm not sure I fancy heading into the center of Croydon tomorrow evening.

May. 11th, 2009

02:15 am - Croydon pub meet

I omitted to plug this for the last couple of months, because I am new to this sort of thing and really a bit rubbish at it.

But anyway - on Tuesday, it's the monthly Croydon SF fan pub meet. It's at the Dog and Bull in Surrey Street, near the Church Street tram stop, from about 7:30pm. We're often to be found in the back bit of the pub if we get in the way of the pub quiz, or sometimes in the private function room upstairs. Just ask at the bar where the science-fiction people are. :¬)

Tue 12th May. Facebook types can find the event here.

Feb. 10th, 2009

04:51 pm - 20th Anniversary Croydon pub meet, tonight

I don't know about the official Croydon Collective, but there has been a monthly SF pub meet in Croydon going on for two decades already - well, according to the Fermat on the Beach fanzine, anyway.

And it's the anniversary drinkie tonight! I'd have said something earlier, but I've only just found this group.

Anyway, from 8pm, at the Dog & Bull pub in Surrey Street, near the George Street tram stop. Tonight, 10th Feb 2009. Be good to see some new faces there!

If you can't make this one, it happens every month on the night of the second Tuesday of the month.

Current Location: CR4
Current Mood: hopefulhopeful

Dec. 29th, 2008

06:17 pm - The future of Croydon Collective???

I don't think there are any other pub nites planned
for the Croydon Collective, but I will keep this
site here (for as long as livejournal.com allow me

Thanks to all who attended the Croydon Collective
while it was still going.

You can be more.

Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

Mar. 15th, 2008

07:15 am - Hattie & Norman in Croydon (in May 2008)

Yes, you heard it right...

Red Dwarf stars Hattie Hayridge & Norman Lovett will be
at Croydon's Ashcroft Theatre (part of the Fairfield Halls complex!)
The date is Tuesday, 20th May from 7.45PM.

I just thought I would post it here FIRST.

The Fairfield Halls thingy had this to say about the show:
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Red Dwar, Hattie and Read more...Collapse )

Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

Dec. 20th, 2007

04:01 am - Final 2007 Croydon Collective pub...

...yeah, so meet us at The Red Deer from 7PM
on Thursday, 20th December, 2007.

Or join us the third Thursday of January 2008!

Be there or be...oblong.


Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

Nov. 14th, 2007

04:24 am - Thursday, 15th November 2007

Just to remind you all that the next Croydon
Collective pub night will be tomorrow (on Thursday,
15th November, 2007 at the usual pub, The Red Deer).

Hope to see you there.


Current Location: Croydon
Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

Aug. 15th, 2007

01:44 pm - Thursday, 16th August, 2007

Greetings Earthlings,

and a happy birthday to tlanti (who, yesterday gained another Earth

I hope some of you can make it to The Red Deer tomorrow (Thursday,
16th August).

See you there.


Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

Jul. 20th, 2007

09:01 pm - Places to tell people about the Croydon Collective

I have been trying to advertise Croydon Collective,
recently joined "Facebook" and we are now listed there.

If you spot any mistakes please tell me and I can correct them.

Live long and prosper.


Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished
Current Music: Doors "Riders on the Storm"

Jul. 10th, 2007

09:05 am - July's Pub Meet

Our next pub meet will be on Thursday,
19th July, 2007.

Please join us for sci-fi talk at South Croydon's
The Red Deer. The map is on our bio page.

Be seeing you!

Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished

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