Cactus Society - Croydon
The branch was founded in 1952 to provide a focal point
for growers of cacti and the other succulent plants in
the Croydon area to meet regularly and share their common
interest to learn more about the hobby.
Airport Model Flying Club
We are a small friendly club of approximately 90 members
who's skill level varies from beginners in the hobby to
the more advanced flyer. We fly at two flying sites, one
at the old Croydon Airport (public flying site) and the
main one at Ficklshole, New Addington (private flying site).
The Croydon Astronomical Society is a charity whose objectives
are to help & educate members & the public to
acquire a knowledge of Astronomy and allied subjects.
The CAS does not charge a subscription but instead rely
on the generosity of our members & visitors in donating
what they can afford.
Croydon Camera Club, founded in 1890, is one of England's
oldest photographic societies. Today we are a Club of
enthusiastic photographers with a wide range of styles
and interests. We meet every Wednesday evening (except
during August) in the Croydon area
& District Chess League
A small and friendly league for chess teams in South London.
Matches are held at the venues of our member clubs in Battersea,
Coulsdon, Crystal Palace, Dulwich, South Norwood, Streatham
and West Wickham.
Croydon Coin Auctions held their first sale on 4th March
1983 at Croydon Parish Church Hall. Since this first auction
of 610 lots there have been regular auctions including
the 'South of England Collection'. The average auction
is now 900 lots.
Croydon Communicators is a local club in Croydon where you
can develop public speaking confidence in a supportive learning
Model Railway Society
The Society's regular meeting is every Wednesday, between
8 PM and 10.30 PM, with members attending to work on layouts,
swap ideas and or simply discuss railway matters over a
cup of coffee.
Natural History and Scientific Society
Founded in 1870 as the Croydon Microscopical Club, the
CNHSS has much in the way of printed matter and museum
specimens that is relevant to the district and the archives
may help your studies.
Meetings are held at the Small Hall, United Reformed Church,
Addiscombe Grove, Croydon, Surrey (near East Croydon railway
station) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
Cine & Video Society
The EPSOM CINE & VIDEO SOCIETY owes its roots to cinematography
but realising its future lies in the development of videography
as a popular hobby, decided to take on board the new medium
and attract new members.
Club of Great Britain
The Locomotive Club of Great Britain's main objectives
are to foster a keen interest in UK and Overseas railways,
and to support the railway preservation movement. The
Club is affiliated to the Heritage Railway Association
Founded in 1949, Club membership stands at around 1 000
and includes enthusiasts living in many parts of the globe.
The Croydon Members Group is just one of many local groups
of RSPB members. Each of these groups are run by volunteers
who aim to promote the RSPB within their locality, recruit
new members, raise funds and engage in their favorite pastime
of bird watching.
Croydon Allotment Society
The Society was formed in 1972 and manages about 146 plots
at the South Croydon site. The standard sized plot is 10
rods (approximately 250 sq. metres) but half sized plots
and plots of other areas are also available.
Speakers of Croydon
Develop your confidence and enjoy the art of public speaking
in a supportive learning environment. Our members come from
all walks of life and local areas. We have professionals,
entrepreneurs, students, single mums and OAPs. Anyone and
everyone is made to feel welcome.
The UK's largest Multi-Activity Adventure / Social Club.
Adventure sports, adventure activity holidays UK, overseas
adventure travel, outdoor adventures.
Park Cine & Video Society
Meetings are held every Thursday at 7.45 P.M.There are
formal meetings on alternate weeks where you can :-
see films made by members, visiting clubs and visiting
hear visiting clubs and speakers talk about films and
film making techniques show your films and hear comments
by a panel of experienced film makers take part in the
annual competition and other ‘challenges’
and ‘theme’ evenings
at Windmill World
Everything you ever wanted to know about surviving and
historic windmills in and aroun Surrey.